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Monthly Archives: November 2021

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Can Debt Collectors Give Out Your Personal Information To Third Parties?

By Moran, Sanchy & Associates |

The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) is an important federal statute that protects your rights as a consumer. The FDCPA is basically designed to stop debt collectors from engaging in certain abusive practices when dealing with consumers. One of these protections is that, except under very specific circumstances, a debt collector is not… Read More »

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The Risks Of Defending Yourself In A Mortgage Foreclosure Lawsuit

By Moran, Sanchy & Associates |

If you are facing a possible mortgage foreclosure, there are a number of legal options available to you if you want to try and keep your home. The important thing is that you seek out qualified legal advice from a reputable Brandenton mortgage foreclosure defense lawyer. What you should not do is attempt to… Read More »

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Can I Make A Video Will And Upload It To YouTube? Is That Valid Under Florida Law?

By Moran, Sanchy & Associates |

Under Florida law, a last will and testament must be in writing and signed in the presence of at least two witnesses. These requirements are strictly enforced by the courts. To put it another way, a will is not something you want to “experiment” with. For instance, you should not videotape a will and… Read More »

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How Florida Law Can Cripple A Tenant’s Possible Defense To An Eviction Proceeding

By Moran, Sanchy & Associates |

When a Florida landlord initiates an eviction proceeding–i.e., files a lawsuit for “possession of real property”–the tenant must pay any unpaid rent allegedly owed into a court-supervised registry. If the amount is in dispute, the tenant can ask the court for a determination of rent. But unless the tenant’s defense is that they actually… Read More »

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Will My Company’s “Business Interruption” Policy Cover Losses Related To COVID-19 Restrictions?

By Moran, Sanchy & Associates |

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced the temporary or permanent closure of many Florida businesses. Indeed, even the best-managed company has faced unprecedented challenges over the past two years. And many firms have looked to their own insurance policies–specifically those protecting against loss of income or “business interruption”–to try and make ends meet. Unfortunately, such… Read More »