Rather than opine on a situation I know nothing about, I will just say that--as a licensed Florida lawyer (43+ years) who wants to remain licensed to practice law in Florida--I would not accept any new client without first informing the client of the status of any such unresolved disciplinary...Read more »
Yes. Florida law requires all hotels, motels, B&Bs and all other kinds of large and small businesses that provide short-term living units to the public to collect and remit "tourist taxes." Many counties also imposes these kinds of taxes.
My vehicle was sold within 10 days of being repossessed for the amount $551 being owed i paid the 551 and a payment but was unaware the dealer already sold my vehicle as they didnt notify me i made more payments afterwards and went to pick it up and they said they sold it already i was never... Read more »
still entitled to the balance of a jointly held convenience account that was set up as a means to manage financial affairs of the deceased or should the balance be conveyed to the estate for distribution to the beneficiaries.
At the time of my signing I was under the pressure of a third party law firm. They were suing me for the full value of my S Corporation - a professional medical and surgical facility licensed in the state of Florida. FL 2488. I did not understand the document at that time, as their answers to... Read more »
I was required to work 10 hours on the Monday following July forth. My days off are Sunday and Monday since I reglarly work Tuesday through Saturday.. The employer gave me Sunday and Tuesday off and Tuesday was holiday pay of 8 hours. This gives me a total of 50 hours which would mean 10 hours of... Read more »
We are in Florida. Today, my wife is aware that the house belongs to me, cause I bought it with my own money. But will the house be divided if we divorce in the future? The house is titled by myself only at the moment.
Does it help if my wife is willing to sign a paper (what kind of paper... Read more »
I made a mistake a used material that I thought was scrap. Boss saw it Nad sid it wasn't scrap. So he is deducting $500 from my paycheck. I told him that it illegal and he told me if I didn't and agree to it then I wax getting fired just because I told him it's illegal
1. I hope you learned that you were lucky when your boss decided to deduct the $500 instead of just terminating you. 2. And I hope you realize you should have agreed to pay for the expensive material you ruined because now you have no job.
Any Florida lawyer who is caught making false statements in court or to any judge or other officer of the Court could be punished by The Florida Bar under their Rules Regulating Lawyers. I does not matter whether they are a witness.
I found out yesterday that he has moved without telling me and i do not know where. I have my divorce packet filled out and my parenting class done with certification. What do i need to do to get my kids asap
I was having trouble getting my older boat insured. My friend/agent said he would probably just put his name on it so we could get it insured. Mind you, he has nothing to do with the boat nor has he invested in it. He strictly put his name on it to get it insured. The boat sank. Insurance company... Read more »
Asked for break to check blood pressure made to wait more than hr had to take a few hrs and 3 pills to bring down asked if I need to return to work they told me no stay home. Next morning was fired cause of health concerns
Although your health-related situation might afford you some protection in the workplace if all statutory requirements were met first, the facts as presented here do not appear to satisfy applicable law. Why?
1. Because Florida is an “at will” state, which means private employers are...Read more »
This refers to a private university with an enrollment of >15,000 students. Employees must give at least a full month's notice if they decide to leave and take a job somewhere else, instead of the traditional 2 weeks' notice. Employees who give 2 weeks' notice instead of a month... Read more »
(Please remember this advice and pass it along to all your friends):
1. Florida is an “at will” state, which means PRIVATE employers are free to recruit, hire, transfer, promote, demote, suspend, reinstate, fire--and then rehire--employees for any reason at any time, i.e., “at...Read more »
Meantime, three neighbors who have the very same apt were only given an increase of $50, $86 & $100. Something is terribly wrong here. Why is there such a discrepancy between my lease and theirs? Why doesn't the same criteria apply to them? Have resided in the same community for 2 years in... Read more »
There is no Florida law that requires a landlord to rent similar apartments at the same exact rate. It sounds like the landlord is trying to equalize rates, which explains why some tenants had less of an increase than you did.
For example, since you have lived there for over two years, the...Read more »
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