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HEALS Act: What Does it Mean for Businesses?

While the CARES Act provided help for businesses during the beginning of the pandemic, many are still struggling as the United States continues to battle the Covid-19. New legislation unveiled last month, called the ‘HEALS Act’ is a $1 trillion stimulus package. The Coronavirus pandemic has had a devastating impact on businesses across the US...

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Francis M. Boyer, B.C.S., 2020 Super Lawyer

If you’re a Florida resident, you’ve long recognized Francis M. Boyer as an experienced authority in international law. Yet, the principal attorney at the helm of Boyer Law Firm is far more than a trusted local expert. In fact, he is one of the most highly-regarded lawyers in the country, earning illustrious awards and being named to prestigious industry boards, including induction...

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USCIS Fees Change October, 2020

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recently announced a sweeping overhaul of immigration and naturalization benefit request fees. The changes come in the midst of a major budget crisis for the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). The revised fee schedule will take effect on October 2, 2020 and will increase costs for most...

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What a Florida Estate Planning Lawyer Can Do For You?

Estate planning is the process of planning the transfer of your assets to your heirs upon your death. Deciding how your wealth should be distributed among your loved ones isn’t easy. After all, estate planning is a complex process involving a series of decisions that affects the financial security of your family. In this blog,...

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Challenging a Prenuptial Agreement in Florida

A prenuptial agreement is a legal contract that defines what a married couple will receive in case of a divorce. In Florida, the Uniform Prenuptial Agreement Act (UPAA), adopted in 2007, governs prenuptial contracts. Couples enter into a prenuptial agreement prior to marriage to protect their assets. The contractual agreement specifies how property, assets and...

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How Do Mechanic’s Liens Work?

A mechanic’s lien is a legal claim on unpaid compensation for work or goods provided. The company that performed work or delivered materials  can file a lien against property. The ensuring they will be paid first if the individual or company sells, refinances, or mortgages the property. For example, if a construction company remodels a...

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Child Support Obligations When Unemployed

The last four weeks, unemployment jobs claims have hit record highs. As of early July, 2020 a total of almost 1.3 million Americans are out of work. Unemployment causes stress over covering necessities like housing, utilities, and food costs. Child support obligations after a layoff or furlough can create additional anxiety. We’ll highlight what both...

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Virtual Trial: International Child Abduction

Spotlighted in a recent ABA Journal article, Boyer Law Firm is proud to have conducted its first fully-virtual federal trial. This was an international child abduction case, under the Hague Convention. Adapting to an ever-changing legal landscape is the bedrock on which our firm was founded. By staying on top of new technologies, we can...