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How Can I Protect My Logo or Design in Fort Lauderdale, Florida?

Any idea you have, whether it is an invention or some amazing artwork, deserves to be protected so others cannot use it freely without your permission. When your creations are not legally protected you can end up losing a significant amount…
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Sisters in Orlando, Florida Start Their Own Business After Watching Their Mom Grow Hers

In the midst of all the chaos and uncertainty the COVID-19 pandemic has stirred up, here is a story about two sisters who learned how to launch their own successful business after watching their mom develop and grow hers.   Dede…
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Florida Governor Extends Eviction Moratorium Once Again

Hours before Gov. Ron DeSantis’ moratorium was scheduled to expire, he announced that he would be extending it once again. Instead of expiring on September 1st, the eviction moratorium is now set to expire on October 1st, giving Floridians…
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Coral Springs, Florida, How can I avoid foreclosure?

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ moratorium is scheduled to expire on September 1st, that is unless the order is extended again, which means many homeowners could be losing their homes if they cannot come up with a way to make their mortgage payments.…
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Important Things to Know Before Buying into a Franchise in Orlando, Florida

Although the COVID-19 pandemic has put many Florida businesses in a state of financial distress, there are plenty of investors looking to start their next project. If you are an investor in the Orlando area who is considering entering into a…
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Orlando, Florida, Housing Advocates Worry Holding Foreclosure and Eviction Proceedings Virtually Might Be Unfair

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ moratorium is scheduled to expire in just a few days which means landlords and lenders will be given the green light to initiate the eviction and foreclosure process. The moratorium, which will expire on September…
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36-Year-Old Man Threatens to Kill Brother Over an Inheritance Left by Their Grandparents

Ross Emmick, 36, of Mesa, AZ was arrested on August 14th after he allegedly plotted to kill his brother and turn his family into “sex slaves,” according to AZ Family. The source says Emmick grew rather upset after learning that his brother…
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Florida Businessman Charged with Multiple Criminal Offenses After Using a PPP Loan to Buy a Lamborghini

After the $2 trillion coronavirus bill was signed into law in March, with $349 billion set aside for forgivable loans for small businesses, business owners rushed to get their applications filed with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).…
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Florida, First Responder Denied Workers’ Compensation Benefits After Testing Positive for COVID-19

Working on the frontlines during the COVID-19 pandemic is risky but many find themselves having to put their lives on the line every day for their community. Doctors, surgeons, and nurses are only some of the people who come in contact with…
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The Criminal Penalties of Slander

  Before you vote, we wanted to make sure you had the FACTS about this election. My opponent and her team have lied about me, my family and even altered pictures of me to change how I look. All those attacks are being funded by…
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A Defense Lawyer On Your Side

Tuesday is Election Day, and I am asking for your vote for State House District 81. We need a fighter in Tallahassee who is going to work for our community. A champion who isn’t going to stop working for you, even when things get tough. I…
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Orange County, Florida Commissioners Approve $20 Million Plan that Will Pay Landlords to Keep Renters in Their Homes

With Governor Ron DeSantis’ moratorium set to expire on September 1st, lawmakers in Orange County decided more needs to be done to protect their residents from being evicted from their homes during the tough times the COVID-19 pandemic has…
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Florida residents should look at an estate planning checklist as they age

While many people tend to put off their estate planning needs until they are very old or in poor health, it is important to start this process sooner rather than later. Certain instruments, such as trusts, can even start to distribute assets…
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Coral Springs, Florida, What will happen to my 401(k) if I die but have a will?

If you opted to set up a retirement account (i.e. a 401(k) retirement plan) through your employer so that one day, you can discontinue working and retire, you should have been prompted to select a beneficiary, or a person you assign to receive…
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Orlando, Florida, Do I need to trademark my business name if I am in the initial stages of building my brand?

If you’ve already registered your business name, created a website, and started a marketing campaign to build brand awareness, you might be asking yourself whether you should submit an application to the United States Patent and Trademark…
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COVID-19 has Devastated Our Communities

COVID-19 has devastated our communities, causing harm to our health and economy. Even before COVID-19, however, far too many Floridians were barely getting by, living paycheck to paycheck.   I will make sure Floridians are getting…