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Does Your Business Have a Buy-Sell Agreement?

Does Your Business Have a Buy-Sell Agreement?

Business Law
Many people have brilliant business ideas, but they are unsure of what agreements and documentation they should have in place to protect the owners’ rights and interests. A common misconception is that a buy-sell agreement is one needed when you are purchasing or selling a business. In reality, it is an agreement that all multi-owner companies should have. A buy-sell agreement is also commonly called a buyout agreement, as it dictates the rights of other owners to buy out one owner’s interests under certain circumstances. For example, one owner’s interests might be vulnerable due to: Divorce Bankruptcy Retirement Incapacitation Death The last thing many owners want is for a spouse or someone else who has never been involved in the business to then have a stake and a vote. Instead,…
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Do You Need a Lawyer to Draft a Will?

Do You Need a Lawyer to Draft a Will?

Estate Planning
When you decide it’s time to draft a will, it is natural to wonder whether you need to seek help from a Boca Raton estate planning attorney or whether you can handle the matter yourself. A will might seem like a fairly straightforward document, and you can find will forms on the internet, so many people decide to draft one themselves. Unfortunately, this can cause problems for your family members and might fail to properly achieve your estate planning goals. Like any other state, Florida law sets out specific requirements for a valid and legally enforceable will. Once you pass away and your will is submitted to probate, it can be declared invalid by the court if it does not meet these requirements and/or if someone successfully challenges the will.…
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Did Your Loved One Die in a Fatal Car Crash?

Did Your Loved One Die in a Fatal Car Crash?

Personal Injury Attorney
Millions of people suffer injuries in car crashes every year in the United States, and tens of thousands of people do not survive their injuries. No family wants to receive the news that a loved one tragically died in a car accident, but this happens on an all-too-regular basis. The loss is devastating, and if someone else caused the crash, it is only natural to want justice and recovery for your unexpected losses. Florida - like every state - has laws giving family members the right to file a wrongful death claim under certain circumstances. This right arises after a death caused by another party’s: Negligence Breach of contract Default Wrongful act Car accident fatalities can qualify as wrongful death if they happen due to someone’s negligence or criminal act,…
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Were You the Victim of Insurance Bad Faith?

Were You the Victim of Insurance Bad Faith?

business law FAQ
Many Florida residents are all-too-familiar with insurance claims, whether they are for property damage from hurricanes, personal injury protection (PIP) claims after a car crash, or others. The insurance process can be a hassle, but claimants can often ultimately receive their settlement payments with the right legal help. Sometimes, however, insurance companies refuse to pay out on valid claims or cause completely unnecessary delays or complications for claimants. This can constitute insurance bad faith, which is unlawful in Florida. If you believe you might be the victim of insurance bad faith, you should speak with an insurance disputes lawyer in Boca Raton as soon as possible. Claims for Bad Faith There are different situations that can lead to bad faith claims, including: The insurance company failed to sufficiently investigate your…
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Review Your Power of Attorney for 2021

Review Your Power of Attorney for 2021

Estate Planning
A new year offers a great opportunity to take a step back and review your current estate plan and make any necessary changes. This certainly applies to any powers of attorney that you have in place. In the event that you do not have a power of attorney, a new year is a great chance to determine whether you need one and, if so, execute one. To learn more, call a Boca Raton estate planning attorney today. What is a Power of Attorney? Powers of attorney allow you to designate a person to make decisions on your behalf in the event that you are unable to do so yourself. When you execute a power of attorney, you are referred to as the principal, and the person authorized to act on…
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Did You Suffer Injuries on New Year’s Eve?

Did You Suffer Injuries on New Year’s Eve?

Personal Injury Attorney
When you think about New Year’s Eve, you likely think about celebrating with family and friends, parties, and maybe a champagne toast at midnight. Unfortunately, for some, New Year’s Eve also involved injuries because of someone else’s negligence. If your New Year’s Eve involved a preventable accident, there’s a good chance that you are entitled to compensation. To learn more, call our office today to speak with a personal injury lawyer in Boca Raton. New Year’s Eve Injury Risks Revelry often involves an increased risk of injury, regardless of how safe you are being. You can never fully account for the negligence or carelessness of others, especially when there is alcohol involved. Some examples of common New Year’s Eve accidents include: Crashes caused by drunk drivers Slip and falls caused…
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Assistance with Business Compliance Issues

Assistance with Business Compliance Issues

Business Law
Every business has complex sets of laws with which they must comply, and these laws can vary widely depending on your industry, operations, workforce, location, and more. Noncompliance with even one regulation can result in penalties, liability, or even the closure of your business. So how do you stay on top of it all, especially when you are already busy running your business? Having a business compliance attorney in your corner can make all the difference. Many large companies have an in-house general counsel who has the full-time jobs of addressing legal matters, including compliance. These lawyers know the corporations and relevant laws inside and out, which helps keep the operation in line with the law. However, most small businesses do not have the resources - nor the need -…
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Stay Safe this Holiday Season

Stay Safe this Holiday Season

Personal Injury Attorney
As the holidays kick off with Thanksgiving, we could all use some cheer and time with family to end 2020. While this holiday season might look different than those in the past, most families are trying to make the best of it. Unfortunately, for too many households, an accident and injuries disrupt their holidays, possibly causing additional stress and struggles well into the future. There are steps you can take to keep your family safe during the 2020 holidays while still enjoying yourselves. Watch for Drunk Drivers The holidays and festive drinks go hand-in-hand for many people, and too many people get behind the wheel of a car after having too much to drink. If you are hit by a drunk driver, you can sustain serious injuries and incur extensive…
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Is Arbitration Right for Your Case?

Is Arbitration Right for Your Case?

business law FAQ
When disputes arise between parties to a contract, business partners, or other parties, there are different ways to resolve them. Sometimes, informal negotiations or communications between attorneys is enough to reach an agreement with arbitration. In other situations, the matter might escalate to litigation, which can be costly for everyone involved. Resolving disputes as efficiently as possible should be a priority, and this is why alternative dispute resolution (ADR) is a commonly-used option. One form of ADR that is common in business disputes is called arbitration. What is Arbitration? Arbitration is often compared to trial in court, though it is a less formal and drawn-out process. Both sides (through their attorneys) present their arguments before one or three arbitrators, and they make the decision on how to resolve the issue.…
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Are You Considering the Sale of Your Business?

Are You Considering the Sale of Your Business?

Business Law
In 2020, many business owners have faced struggles, and simply operating can require significantly more effort and resources than before the pandemic began. Some owners are deciding to pass the torch by selling their business, so they can retire or take a different route that might be less stressful. You should carefully consider the pros and cons of selling your company at this time, and some factors to weigh include: How is your industry performing in general? Has your company performed well in the market? How do your future financial forecasts look? What are the current interest rates? Are you personally ready to bow out of your company? You should discuss the big picture with a business attorney who can help advise you on the best course of action for…
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