Author Archives: Charles B. Jimerson, Esq.

Fraudulent Transfers 101: What You Need To Know When Following The Money Trail

The debt collection process is based upon a creditor’s right to repayment from the liquidation of a debtor’s assets.  In Florida, there are many judicial procedures available, which allow creditors to identify, seize, lien, levy and force the sale of … Read Full Post

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Collections Law: Necessary Steps To Perfect And Collect The Judgment

Congratulations! The court has ruled in your favor and awarded a favorable judgment. However, there is no contact with the defendant and it’s not clear what assets are in play. Therefore, you need an effective plan on how to aggressively … Read Full Post

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Your Guide To The Construction Project Payment Process, Including Retainage

Construction projects at their foundation are no different than any other businesses. Cash is king. Therefore, those who control the cash, often control the process. As a result, lenders and owners have major advantages in negotiation with a certified contractor. … Read Full Post

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How To Understand Purchase Money Security Interest Or PMSI And Other Categories Of Collateral That Are Excluded From A Collateral Lien

A collateral lien may exclude some categories of collateral. This is of particular concern if a piece of property changes from one category to another. In this video presentation, Charles B. Jimerson and two additional attorneys provide a thorough explanation of purchase … Read Full Post

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Guide To Understanding A Construction Contract For Certified Contractors And Sub-contractors In Florida

The construction industry has rebounded following the recession of 2008. Therefore, there is a greater demand for builders and their work than we’ve seen in years. Having a clear, thorough, binding construction contract helps to ensure that both the contractor … Read Full Post

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Things to Look for When Buying Foreclosed Properties: Foreclosure Title Defects

Foreclosure sales can be a great find.  The mortgage holder, usually a bank, doesn’t want to take the time to go through the normal property sale process. And they will commonly accepts less than the property’s face value.  However, with … Read Full Post

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How to Know if Your Website Needs to Be ADA Compliant in Florida

Does your website have to be ADA compliant? Title III of the American’s With Disabilities Act (“ADA”) provides that people shall not be discriminated against on the basis of disability in the “full and equal enjoyment” of goods, services, privileges, … Read Full Post

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What do Florida Employers Need to Know About Medical Marijuana Laws?

After multiple failed attempts, a medical marijuana amendment to the Florida Constitution overwhelmingly passed in November of 2016.  In response to the amendment, the Florida legislature passed Fla. Stat. § 381.986. While Florida previously had allowed medical marijuana for terminally … Read Full Post

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Attorney’s Fees And Multipliers In Florida

The purpose of this article is to provide a general overview of Florida law on attorney’s fees and attorney’s fees multipliers.  The breadth of this topic is such that a comprehensive review of all aspects of attorney’s fees is not … Read Full Post

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Comfortably numb: What to consider when considering joining as an additional insured in a construction project

Construction worksites are frequently dangerous, and nobody wants to be on the hook for a subcontractor’s unsafe practices. It is increasingly common for construction contracts to require subcontractors to name general contractors as additional insureds in their insurance policies. Read Full Post

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