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Government Construction Contracting Part #5 – Florida’s Little Miller Act – Subcontractor’s and Sub-Subcontractor’s Rights and Responsibilities under Florida’s Little Miller Act

By James M. Gonzalez May 10, 2022 Posted in Construction Law

Next in our series regarding government public works and improvement projects, we will discuss subcontractor’s and sub-subcontractor’s rights and responsibilities to secure and maintain protection under a bond issued for a Florida public works, building, and/or land improvement project. Recall in the previous segment, we discussed that a Florida public […]

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Adverse Possession and Deraignment

By Jessica A. Cappock April 21, 2022 Posted in Business and Real Estate Litigation

Conveying is a precise process that must be handled with delicacy to avoid any hiccups along the way. Florida Courts have a long-standing history of protecting possessory rights. A possessor may be able to claim ownership of real property without deraigning title via adverse possession. Section 65.061(3), Florida Statutes, governing […]

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Government Construction Contracting Part #4 – Florida’s Little Miller Act – Bond and Recording Requirements for Florida Public Works and Building Projects

By James M. Gonzalez April 12, 2022 Posted in Construction Law

In this series, we previously discussed how contractors, subcontractors, and sub-subcontractors can protect themselves when performing work on federal public projects. We also discussed when a bond is needed on a federal government construction project – for public works or building contracts in excess of $100,000.00 – and the types […]

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Community Associations and the Fair Housing Act

By Hans C. Wahl April 4, 2022 Posted in Community Association Law

Community association board members and managers must be mindful of the Fair Housing Act (“FHA”) and the obligations it puts on housing providers such as condominium and homeowners’ associations.  The FHA prohibits discrimination by housing providers on the basis of race; color; religion; sex; national origin; familial status; or disability.  […]

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