Florida’s Marketable Record Title Act

Florida’s Marketable Record Title Act (Chapter 712 of the Florida Statutes) (“MRTA”) was enacted in order to free real property from older title defects by creating a 30-year limitations period on certain matters of title.

Seven Lessons I Learned as a Young Lawyer

I recently came across this blog written by John Miller, a Florida attorney, titled, “Seven Lessons I Learned as a Young Lawyer,” (https://flayld.org/2017/05/seven-lessons-i-learned-as-a-young-lawyer/), and believe it includes points I should share as I have found it very helpful in beginning my career in law as a young attorney here with Crary Buchanan, P.A.

Social Media and FMLA Leave: What Employers Need to Know

On April 19th, Florida’s 11th Circuit held that firing an employee for posting vacation photos on social media while on FMLA leave created an issue that could be litigated. The employee was terminated for violating a company social media policy, which prohibited posting negative comments about the company on-line.

Trouble with Building Permits

For decades, no one involved in real estate transactions double-checked local building department files, unless a notice of violation had been issued. Everyone used to assume that when government officials allowed an owner to occupy a residence, everything was fine. All that has changed.