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Starting off on the right foot when starting a business

If you plan to start a business in Florida, you know that there are many important decisions you have to make. One of these is the type of business entity that works best for your vision and proposed business plan. There is much more to do than simply having a good idea and opening up shop, and you would be wise to navigate the legal issues at hand carefully and thoughtfully.

Understanding legal custody and your legal rights as a parent

When a Florida couple decides to divorce, it is often most difficult for the youngest members of the family. Children are resilient, but they still feel the impact of their parents' decision to end the marriage. For this reason, parents work hard to minimize the negative impact that their divorce will have on the kids.

On what grounds can a landlord evict a tenant?

If you rent property in Florida, you would be wise to be fully aware of your rights as a tenant and how you can protect your interests. This is beneficial in case something unexpected arises, such as an unexpected eviction effort from your landlord. Knowing your rights is the first step in protecting your interests.

Sorting through the mixed bag of Florida marijuana laws

When Florida government officials made medical marijuana legal in this state, you may have been one of perhaps thousands (or more) happy to hear about it. If you or someone you love suffers from a seizure disorder, cancer or other ailment from which studies show cannabis alleviates symptoms, you may be relieved to know it might be possible to get help for your condition. If you plan to seek this type of pain relief, there are various regulations with which you'll want to be familiar.

Will having a non-compete agreement really protect your business?

If you own a Florida business, you know how important it is to protect certain information. For certain types of businesses, proprietary information is a crucial part of success, and knowing how to shield this type of information from improper use is essential. One way to protect your business is through the drafting and implementation of non-compete agreements.

The high financial cost of drunk driving

If convicted of drunk driving, Florida drivers can face a myriad of penalties that can affect various areas of their lives. From potential jail time to loss of driving privileges, a driver would be wise to work to mitigate some of these potential penalties through a strong defense strategy.

Intent: The thin line between borrowing and theft

Misunderstandings can often lead to unnecessary complications. What you may view as a simple mistake could cause other individuals a great deal of upset. If a person feels that you have slighted him or her in some way, you may find yourself in a predicament that proves difficult to get out of. In fact, you could potentially even face legal problems if the misunderstanding is great enough.

Avoiding common problems when buying a home

Whether you are buying a second residence, relocating or making the Destin area of Florida your permanent home, you want to avoid as many complications and problems as possible during the process. Making this type of major decision is a significant legal and financial commitment, and it is beneficial to make the effort to avoid common pitfalls associated with the buying and selling process.

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