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GOVERNOR SCOTT KICKS OFF "LET'S KEEP FLORIDA BEAUTIFUL" TOUR

Governor Rick Scott has kicked off his statewide "Let's Keep Florida Beautiful" tour to highlight efforts to protect Florida's environment and natural treasures. Governor Scott will propose important new environmental policies for the 2015 legislative session and also highlight record investments in Florida's environment during his first term. New proposals to keep Florida beautiful include a $1 billion investment in Florida's waters, with $500 million in funding for alternative water supply and another $500 million for springs restoration. The "Let's Keep Florida Beautiful" plan also commits to continued efforts for Everglades restoration, including new water treatment areas and water storage capabilities, and allowing the Department of Environmental Protection to issue tougher penalties for polluters and bad actors.

LACHES MAY BE A DEFENSE TO YOUR FORECLOSURE

Under Florida Law, a borrower must plead the affirmative defense of laches in order to attempt to defeat a mortgagee's claim for foreclosure. Laches is as an equitable doctrine that is based upon an unreasonable delay on Plaintiff's part in asserting a known right that causes undue prejudice to the party against whom the claim is asserted.

WHAT ARE THE STATUE OF LIMITATIONS ON FORECLOSURE?

Under Florida Law, the five-year statute of limitations on foreclosure begins to run when the last payment is due unless the mortgage or promissory note contains an optional acceleration clause. When the promissory note or a mortgage contains an optional acceleration clause, the five-year statute of limitations begins to run on the date the acceleration clause is invoked.

SMALL BUSINESS' NEED AN OPERATING AGREEMENT WITH A SUCCESSION PLAN

Question: Under Florida law, if a member of my limited liability company dies, what are my rights if we did not have an operating agreement?

REAL ESTATE Q&A - SINGLE AGENT VS. TRANSACTION BROKER

Client Question: Can a real estate sales associate transact business with a real estate sales associate working under the same broker if there is an established single agent relationship with the real estate sales associate's brokerage?

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