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Will a Lawyer Take My Case on Contingency?

Sara Castro | May 2020

Contingency fee arrangements are common in cases involving personal injury, medical malpractice, and product liability. A contingency fee arrangement means that an attorney agrees to defer payment of attorney’s fees and costs until the client receives a recovery in the case.

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Creating a Limited Liability Company in Florida

Sara Castro |

The Florida Department of State Division of Corporations website, Sunbiz.org, contains forms and instructions to create a Florida LLC via mail or online. The website also has instructions on how to complete and file the forms.

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Attorney David A. Holmes, Farr Law Firm President

Forgivable SBA Loans Part of COVID Pandemic Relief

David A. Holmes | March 2020

President Trump has signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act into law. It is the largest economic bill in U.S. History.  Below is a summary of one component of the Act—forgivable SBA loans for small business

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Forrest J. Bass Attorney Wills, Trusts & Estates, Real Estate
Attorney Dorothy L. Korszen - Trusts & Estates - Venice Florida

Book Review: Being Mortal by Dr. Atul Gawande

Dorothy L. Korszen | September 2019

It is common for people to delay making end-of-life decisions.  No one wants to admit to their mortality!  Nonetheless, no one will last forever, so it’s best to address these issues while you can. In Being Mortal, Dr. Atul Gawande provides insight and personal experiences into the decisions we all may face regarding end of […]

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Forrest J. Bass | Wills, Trusts & Estates Attorney | Punta Gorda

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017: What You Need to Know

Forrest J. Bass | January 2018

The tax reform bill introduced by congressional Republicans as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (the “Act”) was signed into law by President Donald Trump on December 22, 2017.  Versions of what would become the Act passed through Congress on a mostly party-line vote with only 51 Senators voting in favor of the […]

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Attorney Dorothy L. Korszen - Trusts & Estates - Venice Florida
Forrest J. Bass | Wills, Trusts & Estates Attorney | Punta Gorda

Do You Pay Tax on an Inheritance?

Forrest J. Bass | May 2017

Attorney Forrest J. Bass addresses the taxation of inheritances and how a number of factors are involved including the size of the estate, the type of assets comprising the estate and the timing of distributions.

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Attorney Sara Castro - Business Litigation, Land Use & Zoning, Punta Gorda Florida
Attorney Dorothy L. Korszen - Trusts & Estates - Venice Florida