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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 […]

House Bill No. 7103 – Affordable Housing, Development Review & Impact Fees, Oh My!

August 14, 2019 Real Estate Development, Sales and Leasing Industry Legal Blog

During the 2019 legislative session, State Representative Jason Fischer introduced and sponsored House Bill No. 7103.  The proposed bill contained language that amended various state statutes, all dealing with development in Florida.  On June 28, 2019, Governor Ron DeSantis signed the bill into law.  While the bill is not controversial, […]

Social Purpose Corporations and Benefit Corporations in Florida

August 6, 2019 Education Industry Legal Blog, Florida Business Litigation Blog, Professional Services Industry Legal Blog

Corporations that want to make a profit and, at the same time, act in a socially conscious manner can incorporate as Social Purpose Corporations (“SP Corp.”) or Benefit Corporations (“B Corp.”) under Florida law.  This type of structure can help steer and maintain the corporation’s goals, help with branding, and […]

Checklist of What to Include in Your Florida Articles of Incorporation

July 15, 2019 Florida Business Litigation Blog, Professional Services Industry Legal Blog

Florida Law requires that any new company wishing to incorporate in the state of Florida file articles of incorporation with the Florida Department of State.  The articles of incorporation is the document that establishes the formation of the company.  If you are forming a new company seeking to incorporate in […]

The Public Procurement and Bidding Process in Florida

July 1, 2019 Construction Industry Legal Blog, Real Estate Development, Sales and Leasing Industry Legal Blog

For many companies, the award of a single public contract can help cement long-lasting relationships that may result in years of continuing business.  Therefore, it is important for companies of all sizes to know and understand the requirements and bidding process in Florida when bidding on a public procurement contract.  […]

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