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Florida Commercial Real Estate

Commercial real estate refers to a building or land designed to generate profit from capital gain or rental income, such as a storefront, apartment complex, office building, mall, etc. Commercial real estate transactions can be must more complicated than residential real estate transactions. Hiring a Florida commercial real estate attorney is essential. Always have a...

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No Pants Required!

Remote Notarization Coming to Florida If you enjoy working from home in the comfort of your pajamas, add notary service and real estate transactions to the list of tasks that can now be accomplished remotely, via video conference, without putting on your pants. Florida has now joined many other states in allowing the user of...

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Litigation Avoidance

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of… attorney fees. Litigation is costly in terms of both money, time, and reputation.  Even if a case never makes it to trial, there may be negotiations, mediation, or settlements.  The best offense is a good defense when it comes to avoiding litigation. If you are a...

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Defamation: Should You Sue?

Sticks and Stones may break my bones… do words hurt?Rumors are terrible. They can create unnecessary drama, but not only that, they can impact your reputation and business. In Florida, you can sue for libel, defamation or slander. There are facts to consider, however: If the statement is a true and provable fact The effect...

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Emoji With ⚠️

Do emojis make you 🙂 or do they make you 🙁 ? Use emojis in text and email with caution, because a misinterpretation could land you in hot water.  If you unintentionally send a kissy face to a subordinate, is that sexual harassment?  If you send a gun emoji, is that a death threat?  US...

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How T-Shirts Modernized Trademark Law

Some say “community standards” are “F-U-C-T” after a recent trademark case was reviewed by the Supreme Court.  Erik Brunetti, of Pennsylvania, founded his clothing company in 1990, the acronym for Friends U Can’t Trust.  In 2011, Brunetti filed for a trademark of his business’s name. The United States Patent and Trademark Office denied his request,...

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Business Disasters

Let’s be real, no matter how successful, every business has experienced their share of surprises. While many factors can attribute to a company’s down fall, it’s not easy to predict. Some of these issues may seem farfetched but they tend to catch company owners off guard the most. Disruption in Cash Flow – This mayappear...

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Florida Preventative Business Law

The best defense against a legal action is never to have the problem occur in the first place. Preventative business law action should be taken from the beginning in order to protect your business, and hiring a business law attorney as a business advisor is one of the best methods to ensure this. Attorney Boyer has an...

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Just Because You Can… Should You?

Would you extract your own tooth? Perform surgery on yourself? Shopping on amazon for things I don’t really need, I came across a few interesting items. Did you know amazon sells a surgical bone saw? Or a human rib spreader? Or dental extraction tools? Neither did I, until now. And the reviews, very entertaining! While...