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Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)–Basics and Options

Alternative Dispute Resolution, or ADR, is an alternative to trial proceedings. Often, ADR can save clients both time and money: it settles the dispute in a shorter time frame and costs less in attorney fees, court costs, and other associated expenses. Whereas litigation can be more hostile in its approach, ADR options tend to focus...

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Basics of Estate Planning in Florida

Let’s face it: nobody wants to reflect on their own mortality. Preparing for the end of life can be a difficult process, but that doesn’t make it any less important. We’ll discuss the basics of estate planning in florida. Estate planning is crucial for protecting your wishes and transferring your assets after you die. Despite...

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California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA): Impact on Your Florida Business

Cambridge Analytica and numerous high-profile uses of consumer data were a bridge too far for California lawmakers. Invoking California’s constitutional right to privacy, they enacted the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), one of the broadest consumer protection and privacy laws globally. The law, passed by the California legislature in 2018, will enhance consumer privacy rights...

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Is Now the Time to Move Your Business to Florida?

Whether you are starting a new business venture or looking to move your business operations, the State of Florida offers many different advantages. Business leaders today must be more mindful than ever about the affects state lines can have on bottom lines.  Situations Around the World Make Florida Attractive for Corporations Recent news stories highlight...

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Advantages and Disadvantages of a Coronavirus Liability Shield

It’s not news that small businesses are struggling under the impact of COVID-19. However, another threat is looming on the horizon: A flood of pandemic-related exposure lawsuits. Any restaurant, religious institution, small business, or educational facility that provides care or services may face severe legal proceedings. If any customer, member, or visitor of these institutions...

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The Rise of Private Trials During Covid-19

Hundreds of thousands of cases take place in the public federal courts in the United States each year under normal circumstances, with state courts likely accounting for millions more. However, the circumstances we’re currently living with are not normal ones. The COVID-19 pandemic has left public court proceedings restricted in some areas and entirely impossible...