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What You Need to Know to Avoid Worker Classification Issues

By Edward J. Jennings, P.A. |

Independent contractors are an increasingly popular alternative to full-time employees, as independent contractors cost much less and are less of a liability than full-time workers…or are they? While independent contractors CAN pose less of a liability, when workers are misclassified as contractors, they can actually create quite a headache for employers. If you are… Read More »

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Throwing Out Your Divorce Settlement: It IS Possible

By Edward J. Jennings, P.A. |

Sometimes, divorce cases can go smoothly and without a hiccup, sometimes there are a few potential snags but the couples work past them, and sometimes divorces are so ugly it forces even their attorneys to wonder how the parties were married in the first place. In these latter instances, parties may feel compelled to… Read More »

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Client Lists: To Whom Do They Really Belong?

By Edward J. Jennings, P.A. |

When a person works for a company for several years, he or she may amass several clients with whom they have built strong connections with. Because of the nature of the relationships, the employee may feel entitled to copy the client list prior to quitting or leaving the company and take that list along… Read More »

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When a Customer Accuses an Employee of Theft, it is Time to Legal-Up

By Edward J. Jennings, P.A. |

Thanks to what is known as “respondeat superior,” an employer may be held liable for an employee’s wrongful or negligent actions that are carried out within an employee’s normal scope of work. For instance, if an accountant is responsible for taking client payment information over the phone and entering it into the system, and… Read More »

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Is a Non-Compete Enforceable in Florida?

By Edward J. Jennings, P.A. |

In most states, non-compete agreements are unenforceable. In Florida, however, they are perfectly legal. According to Florida Statute 542.335, non-competes—which are contracts that “restrict or prohibit competition during or after the term of restrictive covenants”—may be enforceable so long as the contracts are reasonable in area, time, and the line of business. If you… Read More »

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How to Back Out of a Bad Real Estate Deal the Legal Way

By Edward J. Jennings, P.A. |

A bad real estate deal is what any veteran investor tries to avoid, but unfortunately, even after doing one’s due diligence, a bad deal can make its way through the cracks. If you realize too late that you are invested in a shady transaction, you may have options—the keyword here being “may.” Any experienced… Read More »

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Contesting Estate Administration Over Breach of Fiduciary Duties

By Edward J. Jennings, P.A. |

When a friend or family member passes away, the last thing anyone wants to do is hash out estate legalities in court. In fact, surviving loved ones often frown upon those who contest a will or estate administration for this very reason, and anyone who raises an issue with the estate is often viewed… Read More »

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Is Child Support Necessary if the Parents Split Custody 50/50?

By Edward J. Jennings, P.A. |

There are a lot of misconceptions about Florida child support, but by far one of the biggest is that child support is only necessary if one parent has more custody than the other. This is not the case. While the ideal situation is one in which both parents are responsible for exactly 50 percent… Read More »

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How Domestic Violence Impacts Child Custody

By Edward J. Jennings, P.A. |

If you or your child’s other parent were ever convicted of domestic violence, your child custody case will be handled a bit differently than a typical child custody case. In accordance with Florida law, a judge will consider what situation would be in the best interests of your child. In normal cases, what would… Read More »

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Addressing Key Issues in Assisted Reproductive Technology Agreements

By Edward J. Jennings, P.A. |

Technology and modern advancements in medicine are making it possible for individuals who were once unable to have children of their own to have, well, children of their own. Assisted Reproductive Technology, or ART, such as artificial insemination, surrogacy, and in vitro fertilization, give couples the opportunity to have a child that is genetically… Read More »

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