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Sherri Kandel Dewitt

Sherri Dewitt’s Legal Guides

18 total


  • Types of Alimony in Florida

    Alimony is not based on one particular formula. Each situation is unique, and therefore your attorneys skill and experience in this area is critical. After equitable distribution has been made, the court may consider the award of alimony. The DeWitt Law Firm is skilled at mak...

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  • HOW TO AVOID LOSING YOUR PROPERTY IN A TAX DEED SALE

    Many landowners who purchased real property during the years when real estate was the investment of choice are failing to pay the real estate taxes on those properties and are losing them at tax deed sales. Investors may forget about the payment of taxes on these properties an...

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  • Foreclosure: What To Do When You Can't Pay Your Mortgage

    Before Foreclosure It is important to be proactive when faced with financial hardship. A little advanced planning often can avoid a more difficult situation later. The options available for avoiding foreclosure are more likely to be successful the earlier you decide on a course ...

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  • Why We All Must Care About the Law

    Our legal system is fundamental to the freedoms we enjoy. These freedoms are set forth in our state and federal constitutions, statutes and common laws. The legislature passes statutes or makes the laws, the executive branch enforces the law, and the courts interpret them. ...

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  • How to Anticipate and Avoid Life's Legal Problems

    Before I went to Law School I had a career teaching at the University level. It was relatively calm, secure, and structured. You would think that would be comforting. However, it was not. I always wondered what would happen if I had to deal with some real life problems, outsi...

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  • Don't Sweat the Small Stuff: Let Someone Else Do It for You

    The world is the same size as it was two hundred years ago, but it seems a lot smaller. Individuals are more mobile and business is more global. Communication is now almost immediate. No longer do we have to wait for a ship to cross the ocean to receive correspondence. It can...

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  • Some Legal Things To Know About Buying A Home In Florida

    Consulting a lawyer before signing a contract or buy a home in Florida may help avoid trouble. The information contained in this letter is designed to help educate you about the process of buying a home in Florida. The Purchase and Sale Contract Once a buyer selects a home t...

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  • Ways to Try and Avoid the Courts

    We all work very hard for our money and want to be able to hold on to as much of it as possible. The reason most of us work is to be able to take money out of our business and put it into our pocket. Getting involved with the courts is generally expensive. Business people gen...

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  • Tailor Your Business Agreements to Fit Your Business

    You cannot go to the bookstore and buy one book that will give everyone the one and only format for health, wealth, success and happiness in life. As individuals we are all different, with unique needs, goals, and life circumstances. We need advice tailored to our individual ...

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  • How Do I Determine if A Worker Is an Employee or an Independent Contractor and What Difference Does

    A number of factors are important in determining if a worker is an employee or an independent contractor. In general, however, the more control you as the boss exercise over the worker, the more likely the worker is to be an employee. IRS publication 15a can help you with thi...

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