Board Certified in Real Estate Law by The Florida Bar
Rated for Super Lawyers by Thomson Reuters
Rated by Avvo
James Martin AV Preeminent 2022

Florida Lawyer Jim Martin Blog

All Original Wills Must Be Filed When Someone Dies
James W. Martin

Everyone knows that it’s the “last” will that someone makes before they die that counts. But it’s really the last “valid” will that counts. So who’s to say what’s the last valid will? The probate court gets to decide that. And for the probate court to decide, it needs to have all the wills that…

Continue reading ›
Social Purpose Corporations and Benefit Corporations may be Formed in Florida
James W. Martin

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 ›
What are Some Entity Choices in Florida?
James W. Martin

There are many kinds of entities. Partnerships, corporations and limited liability companies (LLC) are the most common. There are also limited partnerships (LP), limited liability partnerships (LLP, and limited liability limited partnerships (LLLP). Let’s start with the common and work up to more the complex. But before doing that consider this: is an individual engaged…

Continue reading ›

Get in Touch

Fill out the contact form or call (727) 821-0904 to schedule your free consultation.
  1. 1 Free Consultation
  2. 2 Over 40 Years of Experience
  3. 3 Video Conferencing Available

Leave a Message