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Investing with an LLC

Previously we have written about using an LLC to invest in Real Estate.  However, there are many situations outside of real estate investing in which it makes sense to use the LLC business formation to make investments in company shares, bonds, ETFs and even non-traditional assets such as cryptocurrency.  Investing with an LLC can range [...]

Four Things You Need to Know About Elevator Maintenance Contracts

Property management companies need to be aware of the potential areas of risk and exposure in the typical elevator maintenance contract.  In general, these contracts renew automatically at the end of each term and there may be little opportunity to renegotiate the contract once it is signed.  However, these are often not contracts of adhesion, [...]

Why Companies Need a Business Lawyer

If you are in business in any capacity it is advisable that you seek the proactive legal assistance of a lawyer with experience in the specific areas of law that pertain to companies at different stages of development.   Proactively hiring a business lawyer can significantly save company owners time, money and hassle in the future.  [...]

The Importance of Contract Review

Contract review by an experienced local business lawyer is essential because contracts and agreements are legally binding documents.  That means that the parties are legally obligated to comply with the terms, conditions and responsibilities laid out in these documents. It also means that if there is any future disagreement, an arbitrator or a court of [...]

The Benefits of Consulting a Business Contract Review Lawyer

Business contract review - Business contracts exist to cover the many facets of daily business operation and ensure each party to an agreement has clear expectations and protocol for operation. Whether your business provides products or services you will benefit from business contract review services. Contract review services cover agreements that likely fall into one [...]

Website Notices and Disclaimers

2020 and the Coronavirus shutdown has accelerated the migration from brick and mortar storefronts to online eCommerce websites.  This shift to online sales and the accompanying marketing techniques has brought with it the need for new legal documentation like website notices and disclaimers.   Ecommerce legal disclaimers and notices are an important part of doing business [...]

Business: Contracts of Adhesion

Contracts of adhesion are agreements where a party in a position of relative power such as an insurance company or larger corporation agrees to do work with a consumer or business using a non-negotiable contract.   Sales and customer service professionals tend to call these documents “standard” contracts and lawyers informally refer to them as “boilerplate” [...]

Agreements At a Distance

Signing contracts at a “social distance” has been legally possible since the year 2000 when President Bill Clinton signed the Electronic Signatures Act. From then on, the Federal government has recognized electronic signatures as equally valid counterparts to physical ink-on-paper.  There are, however, specific exceptions and conditions. Consent The consumer - or party receiving the [...]

Florida Companies: Can You Do Business With an Oral Agreement?

Oral agreements are common in business and exist as the standard way of doing business for many single proprietors and small businesses in Florida.  However, having a written contract has various advantages such as being more enforceable in a court of law. Contracts also give you the ability to avoid disputes before they occur by [...]

Three Business Agreements Every Company Should Have

Business agreements vary based on the companies that use them. Companies vary widely in their focus, industry and culture.  That being said, there are some key areas that are shared by all businesses in Florida and elsewhere.  All businesses interact with customers, partners, contractors or employees. There are three essential documents that ensure these interactions [...]

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