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An Ounce of Prevention is Worth A Pound of Cure

One of my favorite legal cartoons shows a man in tattered clothes, seated on the sidewalk, cup in hand. His destitute state is explained by his sign: “Made a Verbal Contract.” Yes, verbal agreements are, in theory at least, usually

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Small Claims in Florida: A Basic Guide

You can the Small Claims in Florida: A Basic Guide article here.

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“Official” Notice

Recently, our firm received a notice addressed to a client that had recently acquired title to a house. The “Final Notice of Service,” which was the first such “notice” received, was to inform us that for a mere $99.85, plus

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A Scary Phone Call

The phone rings and you answer. The caller gives you the shocking news that an arrest warrant has been issued. Why? Because you failed to report for jury duty. However, he or she tells you that there might be a

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Arbitration of Commercial Cases

The Florida Bar Journal, April 2010 To the extent the well-written article “Re-examining the Presumption in Favor of Arbitration in Complex Commercial Cases” might give the impression that arbitration is less efficient than litigation, I respectfully disagree. The primary concern

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