Settling an Inheritance Without a Notary

Summary Step 1: Determine if a notary is required Step 2: Search for beneficiaries Step 3: Search for creditors Step 4: Obtain a Certificate of Heredity and Death Step 5: Take the certificates to the deceased’s bank Step 6: Report the estate received It is possible to open an estate…

Understanding Limited Liability Companies

A Limited Liability Company (LLC) is basically a legally registered business entity which is limited by shares. Limited liability implies that all the shareholders are accountable for all debts which the company incurs. The liability of the business partner is limited to the amount of money which they’ve invested in…

What Does the Law in Florida Say About Domestic Violence?

Domestic violence in Florida is defined as assault or battery, aggravated assault or battery, sexual assault, sexual battery, stalking, aggravated stalking, kidnapping, false imprisonment, or any criminal offense resulting in physical injury or death, committed by a family or household member against another family or household member. “Family or household…

The Legal Implications of Background Screening Potential Employees

Employers are allowed to commission or gather background information on current and potential employees, including criminal background checks. However, the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) maintains strict rules governing the procedures employers must follow for background checks and what information they can access. The employee must be notified…