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June 2017 Archives

What employers need to know about employee handbooks

When a business in Miami hires a new employee, it can be difficult and time consuming to inform and train that person on all of the company’s rules and regulations. Some business owners chose to publish and distribute an employee handbook for that purpose.

Essential considerations before signing a new employment contract

In their excitement about a new job in Florida, some job applicants who receive an employment offer fail to spend enough time on their employment contracts. This can cause big problems once the honeymoon phase of the new job has ended.

Do not forget to include your pets in your estate plans

When it comes to estate planning in Coral Gables, the one thing that many people overlook is their pets. It may be hard for you to think about your pets outliving you or becoming unable to care for them because of a disability. But not taking those issues into consideration while creating your estate plans can result in your furry companions suffering a dramatic change in living conditions and care and ending up in a shelter when you die.

How can I avoid contract disputes?

If you’re at the helm of a business in Miami, you know that contract disputes can be extremely harmful to your overall success. While legal help is highly beneficial to avoiding disputes, there are also steps you can take to ensure that any official documents are compliant to the law and legally binding.

What is an easement and how does it affect my property?

If you are purchasing property in Miami for commercial purposes, there may be terms that pop up that you are unfamiliar with, especially if this is your first large property deal. For example, a title search may reveal that there is an easement on the land you are buying. Here is what you need to know about easements and what they mean for you as a property owner.

Do I have to provide my employees with paid sick leave?

If you own a business in Miami, you likely depend on your employees showing up for work when they are scheduled to be on duty. However, inevitably people do get sick and are sometimes unable to make it to work. While some companies may offer paid time for employees who are sick, there is no law that requires employers to do so.

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