Is a lease always just a lease?

After the owner of a Florida shopping center found itself getting billed for property taxes on land it does not own, an appellate court had to figure out whether a lease is just a lease. CONTINUE READING...

Everything You Need To Know About Florida Deficiency Judgments – Part II

A foreclosure judgment, followed by sale of the mortgaged property, doesn’t necessarily end a foreclosure case. If the sale proceeds are insufficient to fully pay the debt, the next step is a money judgment against the borrower for the difference (a “deficiency judgment”). CONTINUE READING...

Your property was hit with an ADA lawsuit – now what?

What do you do when you’re sued for having a property alleged to be out of compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act? CONTINUE READING...

New court decision affects Florida foreclosures

The Fourth DCA recently ruled that liens recorded after a lis pendens, but prior to a foreclosure sale, are discharged. CONTINUE READING...

Everything You Need To Know About Florida Deficiency Judgments – Part I

What must a lender do in order to obtain a judgment in Florida when the sale proceeds are not enough to pay off the debt of the property? Al LaSorte explains what a deficiency judgment is and how to navigate the legal landscape in obtaining one. CONTINUE READING...

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