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 17, 2017 – Employment Law and Discrimination in the Workplace

Employment Law and Discrimination in the Workplace Discrimination in the workplace has many complex components, which should only be navigated by an experienced discrimination law attorney. Similar to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), employers with fifteen (15) or more employees are subject to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Specifically, Title…

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…