Articles Posted in Litigation

Every limited liability company should have an Operating Agreement. It is amazing how many business people approach us, who have a legitimate problem with a partner, and who either have never signed an Operating Agreement, have executed a cheap form Operating Agreement found on the internet, or simply lost the one that the partners originally […]

If you have furnished labor, services or materials on a construction project in Florida and have outstanding payments due, then filing a mechanics lien is the instrument you will want to utilize to ensure payment from the property owner. Florida grants lien rights to most project contributors including contractors, subcontractors, suppliers and laborers. However, be […]

Court rooms can be similar to high schools. There is a dress code, albeit unspoken, and there are certain norms to be observed. One unspoken rule is that if an attorney stands out from the other lawyers as being different or out of the loop, it isn’t necessarily a good thing. This is one reason […]

Florida does not require Limited Liability Companies (LLC’s) to have an Operating Agreement. So why is it recommended, and important, to have one? An Operating Agreement is the governing document of an LLC, which sets forth the rules and structure for operating the LLC  as well as the relationship among the members and between the […]

When hiring a construction company to complete work, most people have expectations regarding the quality of work they’d like to receive. However, when the completed work is below expectations, and if a deal cannot be worked out with the company, a construction defect lawsuit may come into play. Chapter 558, Florida Statutes contains important requirements […]

Business divorces, like marital divorces, can be ugly, especially when one of the parties engages in misconduct or otherwise acts unruly. In Florida, limited liability company (“LLC”) members can remove other, unruly or rogue members by expulsion if the LLC’s Operating Agreement provides a method for expulsion, as well as under certain circumstances pursuant to […]