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Sep08, 2020

Navigating Construction Liens

Construction, and businesses supporting construction, were not generally affected by closure orders due to COVID-19. The construction industry is considered essential to the welfare of the state’s citizens, and continues to move forward. However, economic pressures brought on by the pandemic may cause first- and second-tier contractors to be less willing to wait for payment.

Jul27, 2020

Online Notarizations: Efficient way to close real estate deals

This year, the State of Florida approved a law allowing Florida notaries to perform remote online notarizations. With the global pandemic stifling many legal processes including, closing in-bank services and real estate offices, the state’s timing may seem clairvoyant.

Jul24, 2020

Appellate Court: City’s Vacation Rental Fines are Not Fine

The City of Miami Beach appears to have lost a major battle in its war on short-term rentals following a recent decision by Florida’s Third District Court of Appeals, which declares that the City’s excessive fine structure is illegal under Florida law.

Jun16, 2020

Faron Cajthaml Named of Counsel

Bitman O’Brien & Morat, PLLC welcomes Faron Cajthaml of counsel for the mortgage servicing and consumer finance department. His 30 years of experience has been focused in financial services and the banking industry.

Jun13, 2019

5 Common Types Of Business Contracts

With over 27 million entrepreneurs in the U.S., being in business for yourself is booming. Whether building your brand or you’re a seasoned business owner moving towards expansion, you’ll come across several types of contracts as your Florida based business continues to grow. Are you a business owner in Lake Mary? Here are the 5 common business contracts you’ll come across covering everything from equipment leases to employment agreements.

Mar14, 2019

Litigating with Other Interests in Foreclosures

Justin Swartz, an attorney in the Orlando office of Bitman O’Brien & Morat, PLLC, recently authored a chapter in Florida Foreclosure Law 2019 entitled “Litigating with Other Interests in Foreclosures.” The Florida Foreclosure Law 2019 book is intended for solo practitioners, litigators, financial institutions, loan servicers, and law libraries as a practical guide to Florida’s rapidly changing law.

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Navigating Construction Liens

Construction, and businesses supporting construction, were not generally affected by closure orders due to COVID-19. The construction industry is considered essential to the welfare of the state’s citizens, and continues to move forward. However, economic pressures brought on by the pandemic may cause first- and second-tier contractors to be less willing to wait for payment.

Online Notarizations: Efficient way to close real estate deals

This year, the State of Florida approved a law allowing Florida notaries to perform remote online notarizations. With the global pandemic stifling many legal processes including, closing in-bank services and real estate offices, the state’s timing may seem clairvoyant.

Appellate Court: City’s Vacation Rental Fines are Not Fine

The City of Miami Beach appears to have lost a major battle in its war on short-term rentals following a recent decision by Florida’s Third District Court of Appeals, which declares that the City’s excessive fine structure is illegal under Florida law.

Faron Cajthaml Named of Counsel

Bitman O’Brien & Morat, PLLC welcomes Faron Cajthaml of counsel for the mortgage servicing and consumer finance department. His 30 years of experience has been focused in financial services and the banking industry.

5 Common Types Of Business Contracts

With over 27 million entrepreneurs in the U.S., being in business for yourself is booming. Whether building your brand or you’re a seasoned business owner moving towards expansion, you’ll come across several types of contracts as your Florida based business continues to grow. Are you a business owner in Lake Mary? Here are the 5 common business contracts you’ll come across covering everything from equipment leases to employment agreements.

Litigating with Other Interests in Foreclosures

Justin Swartz, an attorney in the Orlando office of Bitman O’Brien & Morat, PLLC, recently authored a chapter in Florida Foreclosure Law 2019 entitled “Litigating with Other Interests in Foreclosures.” The Florida Foreclosure Law 2019 book is intended for solo practitioners, litigators, financial institutions, loan servicers, and law libraries as a practical guide to Florida’s rapidly changing law.

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