Tag Archives: Landlord/ Tenant Law (commercial)

Florida’s Medical Marijuana Statute Deemed Unconstitutional – Again

On January 2, 2019, Circuit Court Judge Karen Gievers started the new year off by invalidating the 2017 law regulating medical marijuana in Florida.  Judge Gievers ruled the implementing law conflicts with the state constitution and the will of the … Read Full Post

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How To Understand Purchase Money Security Interest Or PMSI And Other Categories Of Collateral That Are Excluded From A Collateral Lien

A collateral lien may exclude some categories of collateral. This is of particular concern if a piece of property changes from one category to another. In this video presentation, Charles B. Jimerson and two additional attorneys provide a thorough explanation of purchase … Read Full Post

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Commercial Evictions in Florida: What No Landlord Wants to Go Through, but What Every Landlord Needs to Know, Part 4: Tenant’s Abandoned Property

Parts one, two and three covered how landlords obtain an eviction and judgment for damages resulting from a tenant’s breach of the lease.  However, post-eviction, landlords frequently confront the problem of what to do with the personal property the tenant has left … Read Full Post

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Commercial Evictions in Florida: What No Landlord Wants to Go Through, but What Every Landlord Needs to Know, Part 3: The Complaint & Available Damages

Parts one and two of this commercial eviction blog series have looked at the process for initiating an eviction when a tenant defaults on payment of the rent or other terms of its lease, and the many statutory requirements for … Read Full Post

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Understanding Your Options: Three Types Of Tenant Option To Purchase That May Be Included In Commercial Leases

Many landlords are reluctant to grant tenant option to purchase in a lease agreement. That’s because the  options may disincentivize other potential buyers or cause delays in the landlord’s negotiation of a sale.  Still, landlords may grant options to purchase … Read Full Post

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Commercial Evictions in Florida: What No Landlord Wants to Go Through, but What Every Landlord Needs to Know, Part 2: Filing the Complaint

Having been served with a notice of default, a tenant then has three days to cure a breach for failure to pay rent and fifteen days to cure a nonmonetary breach, unless the parties’ lease provides different timeframes. If the tenant subsequently fails to cure the breach, the landlord must then file suit for eviction. Read Full Post

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Commercial Evictions in Florida: What No Landlord Wants to Go Through, but What Every Landlord Needs to Know

It’s an unfortunate but harsh reality for commercial landlords. You will inevitably face an eviction situation at some point during your ownership of commercial property.  However, while no landlord wants to experience an eviction scenario, you should be prepared for … Read Full Post

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Florida’s Economic Loss Rule in Construction Litigation

The importance of the economic loss rule in construction law cannot be overstated. If a construction project goes south, the economic loss rule allows construction law attorneys to identify which parties to the project can bring what types of claims … Read Full Post

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Landlord and Tenant: Duties to Maintain Property

Leases for residential real property are governed by Florida Statute Sections 83.40 through 83.682; leases for commercial real property are governed by Sections 83.001 through 83.251. In addition to these statutory requirements, landlords and tenants must understand their rights and obligations under their written lease agreement. The focus of this post is landlords’ and tenants’ rights and obligations, under residential and commercial leases, to maintain the leased property. Read Full Post

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Five Ways for Commercial Landlords to Protect Themselves in Commercial Real Estate Leases

By: Charles B. Jimerson, Esq. and Alicia Battern

Outside of Florida’s codified landlord/tenant laws, there are several ways a landlord can protect itself when involved in a commercial real estate lease. This Blog post highlights some of the ways that commercial landlords may protect their personal and financial interests within commercial real estate lease. Read Full Post

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