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2019 Amendments to Florida’s Riparian Rights Rules (Otherwise Known as Chapter 18-21, F.A.C.)

September 6, 2019 Real Estate Development, Sales and Leasing Industry Legal Blog

Waterfront property is something that has attracted millions of residents to Florida over the years.  Whether it be a single-family home, a large homeowners association, a vibrant condo association or a busy commercial marina, the right to utilize the water that lies immediately adjacent to upland property is a long-standing […]

You Break It, You Fix It: Commercial Landlords’ Obligations for Repairs of the Premises

September 3, 2019 Real Estate Development, Sales and Leasing Industry Legal Blog

It seems like common sense that if the lease for a commercial space is silent on the issue of who’s responsible for maintenance and repairs of the Premises, including the infrastructure and equipment serving the Premises, that the landlord would be liable for maintenance and repair costs.  After all, the […]

Is it a Golf Cart or a Low Speed Vehicle? Florida Community Associations Beware

August 26, 2019 Community Association Industry Legal Blog

Nearly all of Florida’s community associations have rules and regulations governing various aspects of community living.  It is common for those rules and regulations to include restrictions on vehicle usage, and oftentimes there will be specific restrictions on the use of golf carts within the community.  But Florida community associations […]

The Servicemembers Civil Relief Act: An Introduction for Creditors

August 21, 2019 Banking & Financial Services Industry Legal Blog, Florida Business Litigation Blog, Governmental Entities Industry Legal Blog

Northeast Florida has  some of the largest Naval bases in the country and many active duty military personnel call the area home. These servicemembers faces stresses that those of  us in civilian life will likely never encounter, such as long deployments overseas, or a change of station to another base […]

Avoid Condominium Common Element Wear and Tear by Restricting Owner and Tenant Dual Usage

August 15, 2019 Community Association Industry Legal Blog

With Florida condominiums, excessive wear and tear on the common elements may shorten their useful life and expedite costly repairs and maintenance.  This problem may be exacerbated at larger condominium associations when both tenants and owners are using the common elements.  A condominium association can mitigate these deleterious effects by […]

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