Attorney Oates presented with plaque in appreciation of service

December 20, 2010
December 3, 2010 - Galuppi's Restaurant, North Broward Bar Association (NBBA) Annual Holiday Party  At the annual Holiday Party for the North Broward Bar Association, Past President, Thomas Oates, was awarded a plaque in appreciation of his service as President for the 2009-2010 term.  Mr. Oates was elected to the position of President of the…

Common Mistakes by Lawyers

August 27, 2010
by Thomas Oates, Director, Broward County Bar Association Published in the Barrister, August 2010 Edition, Broward County Bar Association August 19, 2010, the Young Lawyers Section of the Broward County Bar hosted their Judicial Panel Luncheon with Judges Imperato, Luzzo, Lynch and Rothschild. The four judge panel each spoke on the topic, "Common Mistakes by…

Residential Tenant Evictions

August 10, 2010
Link: Read more about this firm's eviction services  The most important precaution Landlords have against bad tenants is to obtain a rental application with the tenant's identity before handing over the keys. Verifying the information and running a background check will ensure the renter is not a habitual deadbeat tenant. After the rental term has begun,…

Construction Lien Law

August 10, 2010
The purpose of construction lien law is to prevent the unjust enrichment of real property owners at the expense of those who provide labor, services, and/or materials for the improvement of real property by providing those who improve the real property with a right to assert a claim against the real property to secure payment…

Foreign Judgment Domestication & Enforcement

August 10, 2010
Question: How can I enforce a judgment issued by a court in my home state/country against a person or entity located in Florida? Florida Courts recognize the principal of full faith and credit from the United States Constitution and permit the enforcement of a judgment issued by another State or Foreign country's court as a…