Category Archives: Litigation


What you Need to Know About Florida’s Eminent Domain Laws

What you Need to Know About Florida’s Eminent Domain Laws

According to the legal theory of eminent domain, the government can seize private property for public use in exchange for full compensation to be paid to the property owner. While the power of eminent domain is primarily held by federal, state, county, and municipal governments, Florida’s state legislature can also delegate the power to non-governmental entities, such as public utilities. Agencies like the Department of…

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Water Rights Litigation in the Florida Keys

Water Rights Litigation in the Florida Keys

Both Key Largo and Key West are popular vacation spots. Waterfront property, with its sandy beaches and scenic ocean views, is especially desirable. If you own property abutting a body of water in the Keys, it is important to understand your rights to the adjacent water. Riparian Rights Florida uses the riparian rights system to allocate water rights. Under the riparian system, those who own…

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The Pros and Cons of Condominiums in the Florida Keys

The Pros and Cons of Condominiums in the Florida Keys

In the Florida Keys, condominium ownership is a common way to buy a home in a location with limited space and high property values. Purchasing a condo may not be for everyone, however, so it is important to review the pros and cons of condo ownership before making a decision. Pros Condominiums are popular for a reason. Affordability, ease of maintenance, and amenities are all…

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Is It Too Late to Protect Assets from Creditors?

Is It Too Late to Protect Assets from Creditors?

Because every person’s finances are different, it is often difficult to judge when it is too late to adequately protect someone’s assets. However, generally speaking, once bankruptcy or divorce proceedings have been initiated, or a person has become engaged in a lawsuit, it becomes much more difficult to protect assets from creditors. Fortunately, there are steps you can take now to make sure that your…

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The Process of Litigation

The Process of Litigation

Most people do not make a habit of engaging attorneys to file a lawsuit. The process may seem simple enough, but if it becomes necessary you may find the process frightening and overwhelming. It can be an enormous help if you have an idea of how the process goes before jumping in. Having a basic grasp of the progression of a lawsuit can help you...

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