Understanding Service of Process

Understanding Service of Process

After a party files a lawsuit against another individual or company, Florida law requires that the filing party formally notify that individual of the lawsuit. This formal notice is called “service of process.” This requirement is in place to make sure defendants are...
How it Works –  Florida Sentencing Law

How it Works – Florida Sentencing Law

The law regarding sentencing for a criminal conviction will likely (hopefully) remain nothing more than a curiosity for most of us. Nevertheless, it does no harm to understand the workings of a scheme that so profoundly affects the lives of many Floridians. Until...
General Contractors and Workers Compensation Coverage

General Contractors and Workers Compensation Coverage

Florida’s Workers Compensation insurance laws can be onerous and complicated to comply with for small and independent contractors.  Generally, a business need only provide workers compensation for a direct employee—which under Section 440.02(18)(a) of the Florida...
Wills in Estate Planning

Wills in Estate Planning

The Importance of a Will An estate plan is a set of documents that define and determine how your assets will be distributed throughout and after your life. Although most people acknowledge the importance of an estate plan, most people do not have one in place. People...