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County and Circuit Court Jurisdictional Changes for Florida to go into Effect 2020

In 2020, the state of Florida’s Circuit Court jurisdictional minimum will increase to $30,000. In 2023, the Circuit Court jurisdictional minimum will increase to $50,000. The change in jurisdictional minimums should result in more cases being filed in County Court rather than Circuit Court, with the hope that a greater division between the two leads [..]

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5 Common Issues Found in Title Searches

It is important to perform a title search before purchasing any property. This search involves looking into all matters affecting the title, particularly public records listing liens, encumbrances, ownership, and other factors. These records include written documents like deeds and mortgages, probate, marriage, and tax records, and they are extremely important in establishing the ownership [..]

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4 Benefits of Having Ongoing General Counsel Services for Your Business

A general counsel is essentially designed to ensure that your company acts within the law. However, more and more companies are embracing ongoing general counsel services for legal advice outside of regular compliance. For instance, if the company wishes to take a particular course of action, the company’s general counsel can identify issues such as [..]

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Strong Contracts for Strong Businesses: 5 Clauses You Should Have in Every Contract

A well-drafted, legally binding contract at the outset of any transaction is paramount to protecting your business from risks and liabilities. Contracts are essentially your sword and shield when it comes to people and entities that want to sue you—or that you want to sue. As a business, you have a very real target on [..]

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