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What You Need to Know About Legally Binding Contracts in Florida

January 11, 2020

A contract is a formalized agreement between people or entities in which one party agrees to provide goods or a service in exchange for other goods or services or money. A contract is established when one party offers the exchange and the other accepts the offer. The contract is important because the existence of an offer and acceptance is not enough to make it legally binding—the written contract is what makes the agreement “official” in terms of contract law in Miami, FL. For a person or entity to enter into a legally binding contract, they must have the legal capacity... View Article

What Is the Car Accident Statute of Limitations?

December 17, 2019

Every year, nearly 50 million people are injured in car accidents—and 1 million of them die. Even when the injuries are relatively minor, fighting for compensation can be a psychologically, financially and emotionally painful process. After an accident, your first priority is feeling better—which is why you need to hire a car accident attorney in Miami, FL so you don’t miss the statute of limitations to recover costs. Statute of limitations In every case, the law sets forth a time period in which people can sue for compensation. For car accidents, this time will vary depending on your state laws.... View Article

Why Should I Hire a Real Estate Attorney Before Purchasing a Home?

December 3, 2019

Buying a home is one of life’s biggest milestones, but it can also be an overwhelming and frustrating task. It’s a personal purchase that comes with a lot of red tape and legal requirements that you may not be familiar with. Hiring a real estate lawyer in Miami, FL can save you hours and frustration. While it’s not legally required in most states, the benefits—including your peace of mind—far outweigh the cost. Real estate attorneys generally handle documents such as purchase agreements, mortgages and title or transfer documents. They’re trained in how the law and homebuying intersect, and can act... View Article

The Complete Guide to Estate Planning

November 8, 2019

Estate planning in Miami, FL is a very detail-oriented process that is best done with the guidance of an attorney. Many people scoff at the imagined cost, or believe it is unnecessary because they do not believe they have enough assets. However, planning for the guardianship of any children, incapacity and asset distribution is relevant for most people. Here is a complete guide to estate planning and the essential scenarios you must consider: Guardianship: If you have minor children, you must invest in estate planning to ensure they receive care should you pass on before they reach majority. However, clients... View Article

Five Ways to Help Your Attorney

October 25, 2019

Hiring an accident attorney in Miami, FL eliminates most of your work if you are facing injuries and desire legal compensation. However, it does not mean you can proceed with your case without any effort. There are some ways to help your attorney so your case ends with the best result. Here are five suggestions: Be forthcoming: Your attorney cannot serve you well if you lie or hide elements of the truth. If you are not certain the light was red or green when you drove through an intersection, say so. The same is true if you had previous neck... View Article