I am filling out a "Notice of Related Cases" in relation to having my name legally changed. All I have on my record is a pair of civil traffic cases, but they are both closed cases. I verified they are closed through Duval County's CORE Website.
Advice I give all clients: Out of an abundance of caution why not list the two closed traffic cases on the document and make notations that the are closed traffic cases? That way no one can ever say you tried to mislead.
My question was do I need to send all the same documents to the Defendant as an exhibit file (labelled as such) since they were sent to him initially when I filed the Small Claim. The judge informed me that the exhibit file needs to be presented to the defendant at least 10 days prior to the court... Read more »
My landlord gave me a notice to move on February 12th and wants me out by February 28th. The month of February was paid before the notice and if i dont move he will take 250 dollars ans keep it for march rent. If im not out by the 15th of march he will take another 250 dollars he owes me and keep... Read more »
Unscrupulous debt collectors have unlawfully used threats of incarceration for many years, trying to scare debtors into sending them some money--any amount--which should not EVER be done before talking to a Florida lawyer.
a restaurant. we live at a river house and is flooded overnight, as in there is no road just river. our house is on stilts but even so, water covers our entire yard even some of our steps & the water is up to my chest where the rd is. that being said she let both her bosses know thursday ( she... Read more »
No, not in Florida, the land of uncaring employers and landlords. Why?
Because Florida is an “at will” state, which means that private employers are free to hire, transfer, promote, demote, suspend, reinstate, fire and rehire employees for any reason at any time, i.e., “at will.”...Read more »
I donate monthly to my daughter's foundation, created by her before her death from ALS, to directly donate funds to other ALS victims to help with extraordinary expenses not covered by insurance. Her husband is the treasurer, who abused her physically, emotionally and mentally when she was... Read more »
Both my brand new Inspiron and my really old hand-me-down HP have been exchanged at the CPU part, the base. I know there is an FBI investigation, now they can't find anything so they're setting me up to fail because I found accidentally SEC stuff relative to assets (A Huge Number of... Read more »
I rent a single home in Florida and the owner's realtor is having showings and I feel it's a safety risk to my health having 60 people coming to the house. I have a compromised health issue and I fear getting sick and in 1 day the realtor allowed 60 people to walk around the house. Is... Read more »
While I can see why you are concerned, as far as I have heard or read about, none of the provisions in the federal government's PPP or stimulus legislation provides tenants any protection from this unique situation. However, since it appears that your landlord is trying hard to sell the house...Read more »
I am a Clinical Research Coordinator in Pensacola Florida. Due to the fact that there is very little research positions available in the area surrounding Pensacola Florida, I want to see if the covenant of non competition that I signed with a previous employer 1 year ago can be challenged
You should reach out to an experienced lawyer answering questions here on Justia and send them an email with a copy of the employment agreement containing the covenant not to compete so they can advise you.
I deposited a $5000 check on January 29th. On Tuesday February 2, I contacted the bank and ask how long would it take for the check to clear. I was told that the funds wouldn't be available until February 8th. I told them their website stated that a check for $5000 would be held UP TO 5... Read more »
If the tenant is paying monthly the landlord MUS give them at least 30 days notice not to renew. However, Florida law allows landlords to give tenants no more that a 60 day notice to vacate--which is what my advice would be.
Orlando, FL - I have NOT signed a non-compete/non-solicitation agreement with my employer that I have been employed by for the last 7 years. I put in my 2 weeks notice and they are now saying I MUST sign a non-compete before I can get my last paycheck (which I am not going to do). Legally, how long... Read more »
I work for the public schools. I had a parent make a false accusation of abuse against me. DCF and the sheriff's office both investigated and concluded that the allegation was unfounded and unsubstantiated, and I was of course, innocent. The parent is relentless, however, and has went as far... Read more »
I have been attempting to schedule a special set hearing for a Motion to dismiss for a few months, but the opposing party continues to state they have COVID 19 complications and will not be able to present their opposing motion. Can I schedule the hearing? Or do I have to wait for the opposing... Read more »
Not unless the lease says they can. Most landlords in today's environment are desperate and want to "lock in" their good tenants as early as possible, for reasons that should be apparent to you. You can "bargain them down" by agreeing to extend early in return for cheaper rent.
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