Can a Will be Contested?
Article Contents Can I Contest a Will or a Trust?Reasons to Contest a WillIrregularities in the Execution of the WillIncapacity of the Testator When They Wrote the WillUndue InfluenceUnder DuressEstate FraudBeginning the Process of Contesting a WillI’m Here to Help! There are a lot of emotions involved when a loved one dies and contesting a […]Read Post
Can Employees be Terminated for Refusing to Return to Work?
Article Contents Can a Boss Force Their Employees to Go Back to the Office?At-Will StatesSuggested Steps for EmployersExpertise to Protect Your Interests During the nearly two years of the COVID-19 scare, many businesses were still able to function because they allowed their employees to work from home. Now, thousands of workers are being called back […]Read Post
Rights and Responsibilities of Riparian Owners
Article Contents What are Riparian Rights?Riparian Rights in FloridaRiparian Rights and ResponsibilitiesCommon Concerns and Issues with Waterfront Property Florida is blessed with nearly 2,000 miles of coastline, 11,000 miles of rivers, streams, and waterways, and approximately 7,700 lakes over 10 acres in size. While this results in bountiful waterfront properties, it is also limited. The […]Read Post
Understanding Local Code Enforcement
Article Contents What is Local Code Enforcement?Who is in Charge of Local Code Enforcement?How are Building or Location Violations Reported?What is the Process of Fighting a Code Violation?Defending Your Rights What is Local Code Enforcement? State and local governments enact housing and building codes to require that residential and commercial properties meet minimum health and […]Read Post
What is Considered to be a Breach of Contract in Commercial Real Estate?
Article Contents What is a Breach of Contract?Common Breach of Contract SituationsRemedies for a Breach of ContractLegal RemediesEquitable RemediesSpecific PerformanceContract ReformationContract RescissionInjunctionConstructive TrustAdvice You Can Count On What is a Breach of Contract? A commercial real estate contract is a document that contains many terms and conditions which are integral to the contract for the […]Read Post
Commercial Law and Business Law - What is the Difference?
Commercial law and business law are two areas of legal practice that often get confused with each other. In fact, many use these terms interchangeably. While the two have overlapping issues, there are real differences between them. In this article, we will attempt to explain both the differences, as well as the commonalities found in each area.Read Post
Do I Need An Employment Lawyer Before I Need An Employment Lawyer
People are a company’s most valuable asset. While many companies invest heavily in training the right people for a specific job, few of us have the needed resources to stay abreast of the ever-changing state and federal labor laws that protect the workers we employ. For most of us, this means that we will call a lawyer when we get sued or threatened with a lawsuit.Read Post
Making Sense of the Environmental Permitting Process
A permit allows you to carry on various activities which may have an impact on the environment and human health. The Environmental Resource Permitting (ERP) program regulates most alterations to the land surface in Florida that are not specifically exempt from regulations by statute or rule. Environmental permitting can be a key instrument for reducing an industry’s environmental impact, facilitating its compliance with environmental requirements and promoting technological innovation.Read Post
Working From Home vs Running a Business Out of My House - What You Need To Know
Article Contents Working from HomeExempt Workers Non-Exempt WorkersOut-of-State WorkersRunning a Business from HomeFlorida House Bill (HB) 403I’m Here to Help Since the pandemic changed the way many of us needed to work, there have been a lot of questions about the legal ramifications of working from home. In many cases, there may be legal restrictions […]Read Post