I live in an apartment complex in Clearwater Florida, the management company just had my A/C unit replaced. However the contractors who did the work did a lot of damage to my personal property however, and since no one was home to supervise them and the management company did not have anyone... Read more »
A Florida attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for three weeks. Based on your description, this looks like a difficult and messy situation. If you are able to find resolution through insurance, that might be your most economical route. Even if you retained an attorney to pursue...Read more »
Sounds very problematic and you need to either give the money back or get him his trailer immediately...depending on the value of the trailer you could be charged with either a felony or misdemeanor (probably a felony).
We recently formed a small 7 household HOA in order to be able to insure our commons pool/clubhouse jointly owned after the developer left our compound. Our HOA Board has declared the pool to be PUBLIC with draconian State Regulations attached. The Board is refusing to admit they might be wrong... Read more »
We rent a condominium in Aventura, FL. Recently we had an electrical inspection, where the result was the condo being condemned. The owner wants to sell instead of repair the problems. Is there anything we can do?
Unless you have a written lease that says otherwise, you are not obligated to pay any more rent because you will be required to move. If you do have a written lease you can be sure the landlord will not renew it because he cannot do that if the condo is condemned. Finally, suing is possible, but...Read more »
This was an car accident that took place in Florida. Together with my claims adjuster I agreed to pursue arbitration for reimbursement of deductible and out-of-pocket costs. Apart from supplying my insurance company with an account of the incident, some photographs I had taken and a diagram... Read more »
A Florida attorney could answer best, but your post remains open for three weeks. It's possible the arbitrator asked one or both sides for additional information. It's possible an award hasn't been rendered. Things could take longer than usual because of COVID-19 (courts are only...Read more »
I signed an Employment at-will contract, which was created under our American jurisdiction, but I had to sing it in an another country. The question is related with the uncertain problems that I could have in the future. There is contractual term which indicates that in the case of any dispute or... Read more »
If and when the contract is ever raised in litigation (or arbitration), be sure to make your attorney aware of it. I don't know what the contract says, but "employment at will" is the law just about everywhere in the U.S. anyway.
The arbitrator gave the company until May 15, 2020 to complete the project and they did not. It could be due to the pandemic and they may have gone out of business and they may start up business once the economy picks up. Meanwhile this company is only taking messages when we call and they have... Read more »
Is it legal for condo associations in Broward County, Florida, during the COVID-19 pandemic phase 1 of reopening, to restrict a property owner from allowing their missionary family members to go to stay at their residence, for a short term of a couple weeks, as they are stuck without a home until... Read more »
Florida Statute 718.1265 provides in pertinent part:
"Association emergency powers.—
(1) To the extent allowed by law and unless specifically prohibited by the declaration of condominium, the articles, or the bylaws of an association, and consistent with the provisions of...Read more »
I need a mitigation attorney that can help be a negotiater for my 500ksettlement money between my 2 attorneys (one who withdrew) who wants 40% plus 50k in expenses and the other who was only on my case for 7 months and wants also 40% and 30k in his expenses and says he has 5000hours of his time at... Read more »
Sorry to hear about your mess. I think you are not using correct terminology - do you mean need a mediation attorney, that is, an attorney to mediate between your two attorneys? And if you mean that, have the two attorneys expressed a willingness to have a third person mediate between them, or...Read more »
I initiated a request for child support thru DCF and because my ex lives in Texas, the case was sent there for enforcement. However his hearing was deferred because he said he was filling for divorce, yet he never did. This occurred back in April. I never received any official paperwork from the... Read more »
If you have lived in Florida for more than six months then you can file for divorce in Florida, even if he lives in Texas. An issue that could arise is did he file for divorce in Texas before you filed in Florida. Regardless, the children's issues will be resolved in Florida if that is where...Read more »
The agreement states "the parties agree to reserve on child support". The wife has in the last 3 weeks caused a lien to be placed on property for child support. A real estate deal to sell the property is now jeopardized.
This question cannot be answered without first reviewing the ENTIRE mediated agreement, not just one (very unclear) sentence. Nor is it clear how "the wife in the last 3 weeks caused a lien to be placed on property for child support" unless the husband is in arrears on child support.
Magistrate and judge gave sole custody to mother with no visits to occur in fathers home, yet because the family judge didn’t know about prior case he turned the child over to fathers custody in an ex parte order and it’s just skyrocketed and flipped young child’s life upside down. What can... Read more »
Wow. Your situation is very unusual. Based on my personal experience, there must have been some very compelling reason why your sole custody was revoked and the child given over to their father--by an ex parte proceeding. Do not try to call the magistrate or the judge. If you think the magistrate...Read more »
If the parties don't like the outcome of the mediation, the next step is to go to binding Arbitration. I assume that the escrow papers have a mediation and an arbitration provision in then, and that both parties of signed both provisions. If one party has not signed the agreements, the there...Read more »
I do not practice in Florida, but in general, settling a lawsuit essentially means reaching an agreement with the other party or their insurance carrier. Mediating the lawsuit means going before a mediator who works toward trying to help the parties reach an agreement. This is general information....Read more »
I do not practice in Florida but your question has not been picked up in four weeks. Arbitration is an accepted forum for medical malpractice cases and is used in Florida. A Florida medical malpractice attorney could give you more meaningful guidance on this subject specific to your state, but as a...Read more »
I am fairly certain I am a vicctim of auto sales fraud, there's plenty of details but basically the odometer number was changed from my purchase agreement (133k) to 113k on my buyer's order. The VIN also does not match the class car I thought I bought (was supposed to be sports edition,... Read more »
Most consumer contracts these days contain an arbitration clause. Usually it is hidden in the fine print. You could try filing a . expensive and faster to get a hearing. The bad news is that if you sue in SC Court and lose, your case is done. Whereas, if you win, the defendant has a right to...Read more »
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