How to correctly lend and borrow money from someone

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By Gonzalo Macchi, Identity Theft, Consumer Finance, Collections, Family Law, Contracts, Landlord/Tenant issues, and Traffic Citations Attorney

Are you considering borrowing or loaning money to somebody?  If yes, it is cautionary that you draft a promissory note. Below are … Read the rest
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Landlords and Tenants – Who pays for repairs?

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By Eric Duenas, Litigation Attorney

Landlord/Tenant law can be confusing for both a landlord and a tenant trying to navigate through it on their own. Often questions arise as to where the landlord’s obligations end and where the tenant’s … Read the rest

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Document Your Personal Injury Claim to Assist Your Attorney

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By Personal Injury Attorney David Hammer

Take photographs of the vehicles involved and photograph the accident scene (including street signs or buildings), for reference points. Take photographs of your injuries. Obtain names and contact information of any witnesses. Keep a … Read the rest
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Tax Season Is Here…Tis the Season for the Fake IRS Agent Scam

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By Gonzalo Macchi, Identity Theft, Consumer Finance, Collections, Family Law, Contracts, Landlord/Tenant issues, and Traffic Citations Attorney 

Have you received a call from an unknown phone number claiming to be an IRS agent stating that if you don’t pay … Read the rest

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Mastering and Understanding the 1031 Exchange

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By Aileen Torrens, Real Estate Closings, Transactions, & Litigation Attorney. Many prospective investors/exchangers shy away from the 1031 Exchange, simply due to the lack of understanding of the confusing terms and conditions for entering into the exchange. However, the 1031 Exchange is certainly one of the most valuable and under-utilized tax breaks currently out there for investors. By understanding the following basic concepts and utilizing a team of professionals to guide you along the way, you may find yourself entering into the 1031 Exchange world.
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10 Things You Should Know If You Are Currently Operating a Florida Limited Liability Company (“LLC”)

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By: Suzanne Arbide, Commercial Litigation, Civil Litigation, Business, Consumer Finance, Corporate, and Contract Attorney. Florida overhauled its limited liability company statute on January 1, 2014, with significant changes. Ignoring the changes could put you at risk. If you are currently operating a Florida Limited Liability Company (“LLC”), there are 10 things you should know.
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Why Lamar Odom’s hospitalization should serve as a wake up call to anyone going through a divorce: What you need to know about your health care and assets.

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By Brandon Arkin, Family Law, Estate Planning, Wills & Trusts and Advanced Planning Directives. Many people were shocked when the news broke that Lamar Odom was found unconscious from a drug overdose in a Nevada brothel on October 13, 2015. Finding out that Khloe Kardashian, his estranged wife, was the person who was legally allowed to make all healthcare decisions for Lamar, left many people asking How did this happen and most importantly could this be prevented?
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Cheat Sheet for First Time Homeowners

By Aileen Torrens, Real Estate Closings, Transactions, & Litigation Attorney. Buying your first home is a milestone that can be both exciting and terrifying at the same time. With so many people involved in the process, Buyers are often left wondering who they can and should trust. Many times, there are important decisions early on that may get overlooked and decided on behalf of the Buyer without the Buyer’s knowledge. There are ten considerations that should be addressed.
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