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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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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 properties Once 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 Litigation The 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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Foreclosure Defense in Florida – Basics

Foreclosure Defense in Florida – Basics Defending Homeowners in Foreclosure Lawsuits Throughout Central Florida If you have been served with a foreclosure lawsuit or have otherwise been made aware that a foreclosure lawsuit has been filed against you, Urban Thier & Federer, P.A. can defend you and your property. Urban Thier & Federer, P.A. has represented hundreds of purchasers in Central Florida courts to enforce their legal rights as they relate to real estate matters....

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Foreclosure Defense in Florida – Defenses

Foreclosure Defense in Florida – Defenses Defenses to Florida Foreclosure Lawsuit If you have been sued in a foreclosure action (meaning you have been served with a summons and foreclosure complaint), or are threatened with a foreclosure lawsuit, Urban Thier & Federer, P.A. can represent and defend you and your rights. From the filing of the foreclosure lawsuit complaint to the time that the foreclosure case reaches the final judgment stage can take up to one or two years and, in some cases, even longer. During that time you can usually remain in your home while the lawsuit is pending....

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Buying and Selling of Real Estate in Germany

Buying and Selling of Real Estate in Germany Urban Thier & Federer, P.A., with offices in the United States, Germany and the United Kingdom, advises US and UK clients with regard to buying and selling real estate in Germany. There are very substantial differences with regard to the transfer of ownership to real estate in Germany, compared with what our UK and US clients are used to seeing in their home countries. ...

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Buying Real Estate in the United States, Part III: Purchase of Foreclosed Properties

Buying Real Estate in the United States, Part III: Purchase of Foreclosed Properties Part III: Purchase of foreclosed properties As foreclosure actions increase, many people are purchasing properties at foreclosure sales. Basically, a foreclosure is a legal sale of real property sold at a public sale to satisfy a judgment. Most people assume that if property is sold as part of a foreclosure that the property is free and clear of all liens. The truth is that if you purchase property at a foreclosure sale you may still be subject to outstanding mortgages and other liens. Recently, people have purchased property at a...

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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 properties Once 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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Tips for Determining a Property’s Legal Status

Tips for Determining a Property's Legal Status We often receive requests from our international clients for assistance in determining the legal status of a property they own in Florida. Other inquiries are being made because a client thinks a certain property of interest may be in foreclosure or pre-foreclosure and they want to determine if there is an opportunity to negotiate a deal or if they can buy it at the foreclosure sale....

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