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Monthly Archives: June 2016

Fort Lauderdale’s Short Term Vacation Rental Application Explained

Posted on Jun 21, 2016 in Real Estate

On August 18, 2015, the City of Fort Lauderdale’s Commission adopted Ordinance Article X, Chapter 15 (the “Ordinance”) in order to mitigate the effects of short-term vacation rentals in an attempt to make them safer and more compatible with existing neighborhoods.  The new ordinance became effective on November 1, 2015.  It allows vacation rental home owners to apply for a “Certificate of Compliance” from the City Manager’s Office for the purposes of offering rental services within the City of Fort Lauderdale’s residentially zoned areas. The Ordinance defines “Vacation Rentals” as: Any unit or group of units in a condominium or […]

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Pitfalls of Single Members LLCs in Florida – Fraudulent Transfers Affecting Judgment Creditors

Posted on Jun 7, 2016 in Complex Commercial Litigation

Disclaimer:  This article does not constitute an advertisement or legal advice and does not create an attorney/client relationship. The comments herein should not be relied upon by anyone who reads them. When a judgment creditor obtains a judgment against an individual who is the sole member of a non-party limited liability company (“LLC”), the judgment creditor may seek a charging order, which is a court-supervised alternative for the process of execution on a judgment by the sheriff. A charging order is a lien that attaches to the judgment debtor’s or his assignee’s right to receive any distribution that the judgment […]

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