Monthly Archives: January 2018

Taking Out The Trash: Criminal and Civil Liability Under Florida’s Litter Law

Occasionally when you are driving in Florida, you can see a large earthen creation that does not look like it belongs in our state.  Trash mounds stick out in Florida.  In fact, some of them are given names like Mount … Read Full Post

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The Most Common Licensing Violations Committed by Certified Contractors: Part II

Part II of this series will discuss civil judgments and how they can affect a certified contractor’s license.  The governing authority the Department of Business and Professional Regulation (“DBPR”) cites to when prosecuting civil judgment violations is section 489.129(1)(q), Florida … Read Full Post

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When your HOA forces you to leave you garage door open all day: Lessons for smart association governance

A seemingly whimsical story out of California offers Florida community association boards a valuable lesson in being vigilant in enforcing the covenants of the association’s declaration and making thoughtful, considered decisions. Read Full Post

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Right to Compensation – Are Easement Interests Subject to Eminent Domain in Florida?

“Full compensation” is designed to make the property owner whole, as if the condemnation never occurred, and the owner voluntarily sold the property. Read Full Post

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Requirements of Florida Contractors Who Receive Owner Money

In an effort to protect Florida property owners, the legislature has enacted laws to protect the them from unscrupulous contractors. Read Full Post

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Do Voluntary Civic Associations Have Authority to Enforce Their Covenants and Restrictions Over Real Property?

Don’t let the terms “voluntary association” or “civic association” cause confusion or lead your association to believe that it is unenforceable & powerless. Read Full Post

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