How to Qualify a Foreign Corporation in Florida

Specific performance of a contract is a type of remedy that you would ask for when the other party breaches a contract. When you ask for specific performance, you are asking that the court order the parties to proceed as planned under the contract. Courts order specific performance in select circumstances—for instance, where the goods are irreplaceable or truly...

arbitration attorney

Since the establishment of the American Arbitration Association in 1926, arbitration has steadily grown more popular. Businesses and employers favor arbitration over litigation because of its potential to save costs and remain confidential. Arbitration in Florida is following this trend, especially for businesses and employers. You’d be hard-pressed to find a commercial or employment contract that doesn’t have an...

business divorce

In a perfect world, all companies would reach their full potential, and no business partners would ever split. Unfortunately, in the real world, business partners often need to seek a corporate divorce for a variety of reasons. If you find that you are one of the many Florida entrepreneurs looking for a business divorce attorney as you separate or...

can i live in a different state than my llc

A core skill set of any business person is deciding how to invest the time and resources of a business. Balancing risk assessment and return on investment follows closely behind.  To memorialize these activities, businesses rely on contracts. Contracts are the backbone of commercial activity. When a contract is breached, a new set of considerations arise—the first being whether...

breach of contract affirmative defenses

If your business has been sued for breach of contract, it is important to know how to defend yourself. You want to be prepared to raise as many legal defenses as possible. Often, it’s not enough to deny the claims against you. You will also have to raise “affirmative defenses.” These defenses justify steps taken in making and/or breaking...

Quantum Meruit Florida

In most cases, businesses memorialize their professional relationships with written contracts. In others, however, the parties may forego a written contract, whether for convenience or because the parties are familiar with one another. Unfortunately, even the best of business relationships can go sour, and when they do, these non-contractual agreements can leave one party in a bad position. To...

A question that many people have is, can you sue an LLC member personally?  It’s true that one of the foundational characteristics of a limited liability company (LLC) is personal liability protection. However, this does not mean that LLC members can never face personal liability for actions related to their business.  “Just because you have a claim against a...

How to Legally Protect a Business Idea

You have a great business idea and need time to bring it to fruition. In the meantime, you may wonder how to protect a business idea and ensure your future success. Unfortunately, many fail to take reasonable steps in protecting a business idea from competitors and lose their rights, even as the original creator. How to Protect a Business...

How Will My Divorce Impact My LLC

Going through a divorce in Florida is an emotional and stressful process. If you currently operate a successful LLC, you may wonder how Florida law impacts divorce and your LLC business. Consult with a family law attorney to discuss the consequences of divorce for an LLC as Florida requires division of the marital property at the time of divorce....

How Can I Prevent a Business Partner from Pushing Me Out

Business relationships, like other kinds of relationships, can be complicated. And just like other relationships, business relationships sometimes come to an end. When one or multiple partners want to dissolve their business relationship, it is in their best interest to do so amicably. If one partner is trying to force another partner out, they will have to follow procedures...