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Inheriting in Florida

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When a loved one dies, whether expectedly or not, we find ourselves facing questions about that person’s final wishes. Outside the obvious funerary preparations, we also find ourselves having to disburse the deceased’s assets. Here at Urban Thier & Federer, we have a great deal of experience in assisting clients both in preparing wills and in helping heirs to inherit.  Inheritance can be a complicated process, but this article should serve to help you through it.How does inheritance work in Florida?Inheriting in Florida is a process that can be very simple, or it can be quite complicated. Generally, a probate matter will be opened with the courts by filing...

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Inheriting in New York

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When a loved one dies, whether expectedly or not, we find ourselves facing questions about that person’s final wishes. Outside the obvious funerary preparations, we also find ourselves having to disburse the deceased’s assets. Here at Urban Thier & Federer, we have a great deal of experience in assisting clients both in preparing wills and in helping heirs to inherit.  Inheritance can be a complicated process, but this article should serve to help you through it.How does inheritance work in New York?Inheriting in New York is a process that can be very simple, or it can be quite complicated. Generally, unless...

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Buying a Business in New York

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In the work that we do with commercial businesses here at Urban Thier & Federer, we regularly work with clients who seek to buy a business in New York. Obviously buying a business in New York, as in any other state, is not like buying a new or used car. Such a purchase is a complex multi-step affair that will require the services of a lawyer, and we are available to help you in the process. So how do you buy a business in New York?The first step in buying a business is finding a business that you want to buy....

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Buying a Business in Florida

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In the work that we do with commercial businesses here at Urban Thier & Federer, we regularly work with clients who seek to buy a business in Florida. Obviously buying a business in Florida, as in any other state, is not like buying a new or used car. Business purchasing is a complex multi-step affair that will require the services of a lawyer, and we are available to help you in the process.So how do you buy a business in Florida? The first step in buying a business is finding a business that you want to buy. This can be...

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Buying Real Estate in the United States, Part II: Closings

Buying Real Estate in the United States, Part II: Closings Part II: Closings on residential propertiesOnce a potential buyer located a property in the US which he/she wishes to buy, the next step is to enter into a contract. If the purchase is for example to take place in the state of Florida, the Florida Bar and Florida Board of Realtors have prepared a standard form contract for residential property which is widely used and which contains clauses which are generally considered more balanced than other sample forms of contracts. ...

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Pre-Construction Contract Termination and Deposit Return Litigation

Pre-Construction Contract Termination and Deposit Return LitigationThe law firm of Urban Thier & Federer, P.A., continues to represent clients throughout the United States and Europe who wish to terminate their pre-construction contracts and purchase agreements for condominiums and homes located in the Central Florida area and to receive back their deposits. The firm is most active in the Greater Orlando area (throughout Orange and Osceola County, Florida). ...

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Recent Amendments to the Law: Alimony and Child Support, Military Personnel and Child Abduction

Recent Amendments to the Law: Alimony and Child Support, Military Personnel and Child Abduction You will see significant changes in the law affecting both alimony and child support in 2010 and 2011. Many of these changes may affect your child support and alimony claims, and may also warrant modification of existing orders affecting your rights and obligations to pay support into the future....

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Legal Pitfalls in Distributing Marital Property

Legal Pitfalls in Distributing Marital Property What is marital property?Generally speaking, Florida law defines the marital estate as any asset or debt accumulated or incurred during the marriage, and there is a presumption that the marital estate should be equally divided between the spouses. The title to the property or debt does not determine to whom it is distributed. Sounds simple, but many difficult legal issues arise in equitable distribution litigation. It is crucial for spouses going through a divorce to obtain competent legal advice regarding who is necessary to join as a party to the divorce action, exactly what constitutes...

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H2-B Work Visas

H2-B work Visas Contrary to popular belief, US Work visas are not confined to only skilled workers. Workers without formal education can receive them also. US work visas are in the H2 classification and are for both seasonal and temporary workers in the agriculture (H2A) and non-agricultural category (H2B). The H2 visas are highly controlled as the presiding law restricts these visa permits to less than 10,000 visas nationally, per year....

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Immigrating Through Marriage

mmigrating Through Marriage Lawful Permanent Residency through the marriage to a U.S. citizen is the most common way for immigrants achieve citizenship. The Immigration Marriage Fraud Amendments of 1986 allows immigration officials to criticize cases for marriage in depth. They ask for extensive amounts documents before granting fiancée(s) marriage visas. The repercussions for marriages that deemed fraudulent can vary from monetary fine, criminal prosecution, permanent visa restrictions and possible deportation. ...

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