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Florida Consumer Privacy Law Legislation

If your website or online business services Florida residents, then you might have heard about a new consumer privacy legislation that’s similar to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). But, Florida’s version of the act is different in some respects. There are some important points to take note of to ensure your customer’s privacy is...

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Florida Annual Report & Registered Agent Requirement

Did you know 99.8% of businesses in Florida are small businesses? (That’s 2.5 million!) They employ 3.4 million people across the Sunshine State, so it’s not only important but necessary to keep them properly maintained.  What Is the Florida Annual Report? Each year, Florida businesses (LLCs, corporations, nonprofits, LPs, and LLPs) need to complete an annual report between January...

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Florida Civil Litigation Process Explained

Civil trial law is the practice of law that handles all civil litigation, whether the case occurs at the state or federal level, at an administrative agency, or an ADR. Specifically, civil trials do not involve criminal charges. A lawyer who specializes in the area of civil litigation is called a trial lawyer or a...

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Can Liens Be Placed on a Business?

People start businesses with the hope of success. They want the world to recognize their financial acuity and entrepreneurial prowess. Even with those hopes, bad deals and terrible decisions happen and things go south. These sometimes result in business liens. A lien on your business may not be the end of the world, but it’s...

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Understanding the Benefits of Florida Private Trials

Are you a litigant considering whether to participate in a private trial to resolve your dispute? While many people are familiar with binding arbitration but that’s just one of a handful of options a litigant has to reach a resolution. Under Florida Statutes Section 44.104, parties can also resolve a lawsuit by voluntarily participating in...

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Benefits of Alternative Dispute Resolution

Are you involved in a dispute with a business partner, customer, or family member? Do you dread the time and expense of litigation? You may be surprised to learn that it is possible to come to a mutually agreeable arrangement without the risks and costs of going to court. Learning what is Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) may...

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Impact of The California Consumer Protection Act on Civil Litigation

More than a year ago, the California legislature, invoking the California constitution’s right to privacy, passed the California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA). The CCPA is a sweeping consumer privacy law that enacts some of the world’s broadest data protection regulations. After more than a year of preparation, the California Attorney General’s office released final CCPA regulations on...