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Where Do You Want to Be Sued

  • March 20, 2019
  • News

By Clifford A. Taylor Obviously, no one wants to be sued. But if you are in business in the State of Florida you need to understand that if you don’t have a contract that legally defines and restricts the correct…

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Minimum Wage Increases January 1, 2019

  • December 19, 2018
  • News

By Jennifer C. Rey Effective January 1, 2019, the Florida minimum wage was increased to $8.46. Employers will need to review pay rates for their employees who are paid less than the new minimum wage rate to ensure that pay…

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Tax Changes Affecting Businesses

  • November 29, 2018
  • News

By Debbie Hogan This time last year, we reminded our clients about the Federal Tax overhaul about to take place. One year into the new tax laws, which took effect January 1, 2018, is a good time to reflect and determine…

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Real Property Ownership

  • October 9, 2018
  • News

By Carrie Felice, Esq. There are three basic ways to hold title to real property with one or more other people, in Florida: Tenants in Common, Joint Tenants with Rights of Survivorship, and Tenants By the Entirety. Tenants in Common The…

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Florida Noncompetes

  • March 15, 2018
  • News

By Deborah F. Hogan, Esq. There has always been a list of great reasons to live in Florida and the list keeps growing.  Most recently, the difference between states with state income tax and those without it became more glaring with…

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Are your business records really confidential and privileged?

  • February 10, 2016
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Normally your business records are confidential and protected from disclosure to others.  Privileged records are entirely different and are generally protected from disclosure.  There are a number of recognized privileges for protection of documents under common law and the Florida…

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The Value and Importance of Background Checks

  • January 22, 2016
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Imagine a headline that reads, “Jury awards millions against {YOUR BUSINESS} for sexual battery.” If you are in the consumer retail or service industry, such a headline would, at a minimum, be devastating to your business, and could potentially be…

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