My NEW FREE ebook “How To Form a Florida LLC or Limited Liability Company: A Guide for Lawyers” is now available on my website. It is also available as a paperback on Amazon and Barnes and Noble and as an ebook on Apple Books, Google Books, Google Play Books, Barnes and Noble Nook, and Amazon…Continue reading ›
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Every business needs a name. To tell customers what it is. To differentiate it from competition. And to identify it legally. Just like every person needs a name.
And, just like naming a person, naming a business takes time, thought, effort, and communication. You can’t just go register a domain name on Go Daddy and be done with it. Well, you can, but be ready to suffer the consequences.Continue reading ›
The Florida Annual Report (formerly known as the Florida Uniform Business Report) is the annual report that most Florida corporations, partnerships and limited liability companies (LLC) must file with the Florida Division of Corporations of the Florida Department of State in order to remain an active legal entity. The form must be filed no later…Continue reading ›
On June 20, 2014, the Florida Governor approved a new law to allow the formation in Florida of social purpose corporations and benefit corporations. These organizations fall between for-profit corporations and nonprofit corporations by allowing the boards of directors to consider public benefit goals in addition to making profits. There are occasions when real estate…Continue reading ›
Florida law requires that every Florida corporation have a registered agent and a registered office. The registered agent’s name and the registered office appear on the annual report that the corporation must file by May 1 of each year with the Florida Division of Corporations in the Florida Department of State. The question is, “Who…Continue reading ›
The 2012 Florida Legislature has okayed robot cars in Florida: “a motor vehicle that has the capability to drive the vehicle on which the technology is installed without the active control or monitoring by a human operator.” The technical term is “autonomous vehicle”, but robot car is what it is. And all you need is…Continue reading ›
When a Florida employer terminates a Florida employee, the employee will join the ranks of the unemployed. The unemployment rate is at its highest in 26 years. The employee might not find another job in time to meet monthly obligations and might not have enough money to pay for subsidized COBRA health insurance. Other than…Continue reading ›
The world is paperless. Finally. At last. After decades of talk. The only time there’s paper is when you hit the print button on your email. The problem is most people use their email inbox like a big toy box. The newest toys are on top, and the oldest are on the bottom. When they…Continue reading ›
Dissolution is a term indicating that an entity’s legal existence is coming to an end. This can occur in a number of ways. The most common is when the shareholders of a Florida corporation, members of a Florida LLC, or partners of a Florida partnership mutually agree to dissolve the entity by filing documents with…Continue reading ›
A Pinellas County fictitious name is a name used by a business other than its legal name. Some states call this an assumed name. Florida law requires that a Pinellas County fictitious name of a business be published in the newspaper and registered with the Florida Division of Corporations as a fictitious name before it…Continue reading ›
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