Do You Need a Lady Bird Deed?

Mon 7th Aug, 2017 | Blog by

  When a family creates an estate plan, their primary goals are often to make sure their assets are received by their loved ones and that a probate administration is not needed. Most individuals also want to retain full control of their assets during their lifetime. An enhanced life estate deed is a useful and rather simple estate planning tool. An enhanced life estate deed is commonly referred to as a “Lady Bird deed,” and …

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The “Estoppel Law”

Mon 7th Aug, 2017 | Blog by

By: Morgan Hila, Esq. On June 14, 2017, Florida Governor Rick Scott signed Senate Bill 398 pertaining to Estoppel Certificates into law effective July 1, 2017. The new law modifies the previous requirements relating to the issuance and expiration of estoppel certificates, substantially amending Chapter 719 of the Florida Statutes governing cooperatives, Chapter 718 of the Florida Statutes governing condominiums, and Chapter 720 of the Florida Statutes governing homeowners’ associations. Customarily, estoppels detail unpaid fines, …

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THAT’S A DEALBREAKER!

Mon 7th Aug, 2017 | Blog by

Avoid Misinterpretations in Written Contracts (part 2 of 2) By: Rachel Kerlek, Esq. In Part 1 of this article, we discussed the importance of businesses having written agreements to govern their relationships. A well-written agreement allows the parties to eliminate doubt regarding their rights and obligations, and provides a road map to help predict how a dispute may end. However, if parties are not careful, those agreements can act as a double-edged sword. This article …

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Condominium and Homeowners’ Association Disclosures in Florida

Wed 31st May, 2017 | Blog by

By: Morgan Hila, Esq. Did you know that Florida Law specifically protects a buyer purchasing a residence subject to a membership in a condominium or homeowners’ association, ensuring that all information pertaining to the transaction is made readily available for review? A real estate transaction that requires membership in a condominium or homeowners’ association triggers a number of statutory disclosure requirements. Buyers and sellers often overlook the extreme importance of these detailed and complete timely …

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