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Are Your Trade Secrets Protected Under Florida Law?

By Edward J. Jennings, P.A. |

If you own and operate a business, you might have an interest in protecting your secrets. You may even make sure your employees sign a non-compete or confidentiality agreement. While there are several measures you yourself can take to prevent the theft of your trade secrets, it does not hurt to have the law… Read More »

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Can a Child Choose With Which Parent to Live?

By Edward J. Jennings, P.A. |

People often ask whether or not their child can choose which parent with which they want to live. Some people believe there is a specific age at which a child can choose. Determining custody in divorce cases is often messy and emotionally charged. There are many factors that come into play when the courts… Read More »

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Can You Modify a Divorce Decree?

By Edward J. Jennings, P.A. |

Under Florida law, what is commonly known as a divorce is called a dissolution of marriage. The process of dissolving a marriage may feel like an eternity. The couple and the court need to make decisions concerning property division, child support, alimony, and more. This process can be incredibly difficult. Once everything is said… Read More »

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What Role Does a Lawyer Play in Mergers & Acquisitions?

By Edward J. Jennings, P.A. |

Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) occur when two or more companies combine their businesses and assets. M&A encompasses a range of different business transactions, including consolidations and purchase of assets. Often, businesses will combine when they have complementary strengths and weaknesses. The idea is to improve synergy and increase market performance. All that sounds like… Read More »

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Breach

Can You Legally Break a Contract?

By Edward J. Jennings, P.A. |

Once a business contract is written and signed in ink, it is legally binding and cannot be broken – or is it? In Florida, there may be certain moments in the life of a business when you may be able to break a contract. Whether or not you can break a certain contract will… Read More »

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Should You Incorporate Your Florida Business?

By Edward J. Jennings, P.A. |

Operating a business anywhere poses its share of challenges. One such challenge you may face is whether or not you should incorporate your business. If you operate a business in the state of Florida, you may be thinking about incorporating and wondering whether or not doing so would create more benefits than risks. Incorporating… Read More »

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Five Considerations to Make Before Signing a Prenup

By Edward J. Jennings, P.A. |

When two people get married, it is not uncommon for one party to ask the other to sign a prenuptial agreement. This is an agreement that determines who gets what in the event of a future divorce. These agreements are sometimes a source of bitter feelings, but some people believe they are important to… Read More »

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MotherDaughter

Florida Parenting Plans: The Basics

By Edward J. Jennings, P.A. |

Florida has some of the strongest laws when it comes to children in divorce cases. If the parents are to share responsibility for the child, they need to be able to discuss and agree on major decisions in any child’s life. This can be an emotional time, and you may not want to make… Read More »

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What to Do When Your Partner Dies and Leaves His or Her Share to a Spouse

By Edward J. Jennings, P.A. |

It is not uncommon for a businessperson in a partnership to leave his or her share of a company to a spouse in his or her will. However, issues may arise upon the death of that partner, especially when the recipient spouse is unwilling or unable to take over the responsibilities that the share… Read More »

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DivMoney

Protect Your Business Assets in Divorce: Here’s How

By Edward J. Jennings, P.A. |

For most people, their biggest concern during divorce is their children. Business owners, however, have an additional concern to consider: their livelihood. If you own a business and are either in the midst of a divorce, are considering filing for a divorce, or have recently filed for divorce, there are precautions you need to… Read More »

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