ARE NON-COMPETITION AGREEMENTS LEGAL IN FLORIDA?

Many people go to work for a company and sign what is known as a non-compete agreement. This is often part of your employment contract. The language says that you cannot work in the same or a similar business for  →

HOW DOES SMALL CLAIMS WORK?

Florida has a procedure for suing someone that is called small or summary claims. This process only works for amounts of $5000 or less. Anything more will be handled by county court up to $15000 and above that the claim  →

FIFTEEN RULES OF CONSTRUCTION:

   1.   When you hire a contractor, remember, like everything else, the contract you sign controls your relationship. If it’s not in writing it doesn’t count. Make sure the contract specifically says everything that you’ve discussed and agreed upon. Don’t  →

‘OUTSIDE LIABILITY’ IN LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANIES

  In the past decade plus, limited liability companies, LLC’s, have become increasing popular as the entity of choice for small businesses. The good old corporation has been taking a back seat and is used less and less often. There  →

FIVE COMMON MISUNDERSTANDINGS ABOUT FORECLOSURES

When faced with a Florida foreclosure, a number of thoughts go through your mind—people tell you things about what to expect, you get e-mails and letters that make all sorts of promises, you hear rumors of others and what happened  →

WHAT IS THE FORECLOSURE PROCESS?

  You have fallen behind in making your house payments, the bank has called and written, you have listened and tried to do what they ask but nothing has been worked out. Time passes, next thing you know there’s a  →

CHOICES IN FORECLOSURE

  Your home mortgage is past due, payments have been missed, you’re delinquent as they say. The bank or lender is sending notices, calls are coming in asking of your intentions. As you struggle to make sense of it all  →