The Ticktin Minute July 31, 2017 – The Beginning of the Foreclosure Process: The Answer to the Foreclosure Complaint and Summons

 The Beginning of the Foreclosure Process: The Answer to the Foreclosure Complaint and Summons A foreclosed home is a home that belongs to a bank pursuant to a court order. In Florida, the foreclosure must be a judicial one (rather than pursuant to a power of sale). The banks are not allowed to include power…

The Ticktin Minute July 24, 2017 – The Beginning of the Foreclosure Process: The Foreclosure Complaint

The Beginning of the Foreclosure Process: The Foreclosure Complaint Foreclosure is the legal process a bank or lender takes when a homeowner is in default on a loan securing a parcel of real estate and the bank intends on taking the home away from the homeowner. Foreclosure is very complicated and therefore, it is extremely…

The Ticktin Minute July 10, 2017 – Employment Law and Discrimination

Employment Law and Discrimination Florida employment laws require employers to provide fair opportunities to every individual who can perform the essential functions of the job for which they are being hired. For instance, employers cannot discriminate against employees on account of their age, gender, race or physical condition. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) came into…

The Ticktin Minute July 3, 2017 – Employment Law and the Minimum Wage Rate

Employment Law and the Minimum Wage Rate Employment law in Florida encompasses many employee/employer related topics including but not limited to: minimum wages, overtime pay, meals and break, vacation leave, sick leave, holiday leave, jury duty leave, discrimination in the work place, voting leave and severance pay. If any of these laws are broken, then…

The Ticktin Minute May 15, 2017 – Summary of the Deadliest Roads in Florida

You never know when an accident will occur and/or where that accident will occur, however, there are certain roads that are believed to be more dangerous than others. Also, as many Floridians are aware of, the wintertime yields significantly more car accidents due to the migration of the “snow birds” down to Florida. For those…

The Ticktin Minute May 1, 2017 – Selective Enforcement Claim Against a Condominium Association

A condominium is a building or group of buildings containing a number of individually owned apartments or houses (in the case of a planned unit development) containing common elements that may be used by all owners. Condominiums are extremely common in Florida. Each condominium association has certain rules and regulations (also known as covenants and…

Personal Injury Tips: Notifying Your UM Insurance About the Proposed Settlement

Notifying Your UM Insurance About the Proposed Settlement “Solomon’s Laws: 1. When the law doesn’t work…work the law.” ― Paul Levine, Solomon vs. Lord In most cases, after you sign the Release with the party that caused your damages and get the check, your case is done. However, there are instances when you still have…

The Ticktin Minute April 24, 2017 – Foreclosure Process Pursuant to a HOA Lien for Non-Payment of Condominium Assessments

Condominium Associations run very similar to a business and have two distinctive functions. First, they collect monthly maintenance fees and special assessments and ensure that all unit owners are paying such fees assessed, which are necessary to keep the property in good condition. Second, the Condo Association must ensure that the unit owners and their…

The Ticktin Minute – January 09, 2017 Overview of Commercial Litigation

Commercial litigation often stems from ambiguous terms in contracts as well as voluntary or involuntary breaches of contract. Commercial litigation can concern dispute in contract law, improper tender of goods and/or services, shareholder disputes, non-payment of goods and/or services, and/or deceptive and unfair trade practices. The Ticktin Law Group represents all size businesses in any…