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How to Enforce Your Rights – Florida Real Estate Commission

Commercial Leases are covered by the Florida Statute Commercial Real Estate Sales Commission Lien Act 475.01 Part IV If you found a location for a commercial tenant or a tenant for a landlord, or if they renewed on a location you previously found them, you can enforce your right to the commission. A “Broker” is broadly defined, by Florida Statute Section 475.01: “Broker” means a person who, for another, and for a Read More

Winding Up: 5 Steps to Close a Business in Florida

A viable business earns at least three times its costs, and is not tied to a high-performing individual. If a business stops producing enough revenue to make it worthwhile to continue, an owner has no choice but to close. Much like forming a new corporate entity, closing, or "winding up" has specific requirements to ensure that the ownership will not be responsible for the business's obligations. Here are five steps Read More

Inc. Magazine – Is it just a Slump?

Personal Finance Writer Helaine Olen, writing for Inc. Magazine asked, "Is It Just a Slump, or Should You Call It Quits? Here's How to Tell; Sometimes grit wins out--but sometimes you have to know when to walk away" in an article published in the Winter 2018/19 edition of the publication. "Alexis Tryon co-founded Artsicle in NYC in 2010 to sell original art online to the masses--people wanting to decorate their Read More

What You Need to Know: Threats Your Technology Poses to Confidentiality and Attorney-Client Privilege

Jane Muir co-presented a webinar for the American Bar Association, entitled What You Need to Know: Threats Your Technology Poses to Confidentiality and Attorney-Client Privilege, which is authorized for ethics continuing legal education credits. Summary: Technology poses an ever-increasing threat to the attorney-client privilege as well as confidentiality. Emails and social media profiles are usually the Read More

Investiture of Dawn Denaro – Happiness at Work

On October 5, 2018, Hon. Dawn Denaro celebrated her Investiture as a Judge on the 11th Judicial Circuit. The Hon. Bertila Soto, Chief Judge of the 11th Judicial Circuit, presided over the Investiture. Former Judge Ariana Fajardo, who is now the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, delivered the invocation. Deborah Baker, member of the Florida Bar Board of Governors, spoke on behalf of the Florida Read More

Buzzfeed Cites Jane Muir – How to Master Your Email

Jane Muir was included in an article by Yitzi Weiner for Authority Magazine, entitled "400 Tips To Master Your Email and Have a Stress-Free Inbox." Jane's tips were: 1. It is impossible to advance your own goals if you allow yourself to be distracted by requests for attention from others constantly arriving in your inbox. Start with the decision that you set your own agenda, and that agenda takes priority over the Read More

What You Need to Know About Sole Proprietorships in Florida

Trying to select the perfect way to organize your business is challenging. With so many choices, you can feel too overwhelmed with information to make a good decision. One of the most popular ways for a small business to organize is as a sole proprietorship.[1] Although there are many advantages to forming under this structure, there are also some disadvantages. Here is what you need to know about sole Read More

What is a lien? Business News Daily Asked Jane Muir

Matt D'Angelo authored an article, "What is a lien?" For Business News Daily. "Lenders need to protect their investments. It's the reason why loan processes can involve weeks of due diligence. It's also why many lenders have to secure the loan – if you can't meet your monthly payments, they sell assets you've put up as collateral to try and cover their loss. This security usually involves a lien, which is a Read More

The Advantages and Disadvantages of Organizing as a LLC

Before you begin your new business, one of the first things you need to do is decide how you want to organize it. Although there are several different ways to organize, one of the most common is as a limited liability company (LLC). As with any other type of business entity, LLCs have advantages and disadvantages. Here are some of the issues to consider when deciding if you want to organize your business as an Read More

Business.com cites Jane Muir on “How to Turn Your Struggling Startup Around”

Bennett Conlin wrote an article for Business.com, citing Jane Muir on August 28, 2018. "Taking your startup from the brink of failure to a place of growth takes planning and help from others. Learn how to build your business up from a low point. When your startup struggles, it can be demoralizing. You turned your great idea into a business, and now it's barely staying above water. You're scrambling daily to pay the Read More