Thinking of building a home or remodeling/renovating your existing home? Do you need a permit?

Tue 24th Sep, 2019 | Blog, General by

By Mark S. Slack (Litigation Group) You must have a permit issued by the appropriate government authority, such as Collier County,   City of Naples, or Lee County. The permit application should be completed by the Florida licensed general contractor that you have contracted with to build or remodel your home. Failure to obtain a permit could result extra costs, delays, removal or demolition of the unpermitted work and/or fines.   Additionally, when you sell your home …

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Fun With Financing (A Look at the Financing Provisions of Real Estate Contracts)

Tue 24th Sep, 2019 | Blog, General by

By Jay Caudill, Esq. (Real Estate Group) In today’s market we see all sorts of transactions: cash purchases, lease options, seller finances, and traditional finance purchases.  The purpose of this article is to discuss the traditional finance transaction in light of the two most common contracts in our market: the FR/BAR Contract and the NABOR contract.  As a self-proclaimed real estate geek and dirt lawyer, I have come to realize that each contract has advantages …

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Is Uncle Sam Your Power of Attorney?

Mon 10th Jun, 2019 | Blog by

By Ed Smith, Esq. (Estate Planning Group) Tis summertime; the grill is hot and the pool is chilled… 4th of July is here! 243 years ago, our nation celebrated its first Independence Day, but each day we have the privilege of living independently. This article will explain a bit more about what happens financially when you are no longer able to live independently. Without a valid Power of Attorney, courts may need to intervene with …

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Don’t Let the Defects Get You Down

Mon 10th Jun, 2019 | Blog by

By Jessica Tolin, Esq (Litigation Group) Having a new home built can be both an exciting and stressful event.  One problem that often arises is how to deal with a construction defect, after the project has been completed.    Chapter 558 of the Florida Statutes provides a specific, statutory procedure that must be followed by an owner prior to filing any action based upon a construction defect against its “contractor, subcontractor, supplier, or design professional, …

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