Written by attorney Andrew F. Garofalo

Does a Florida lease need to be witnessed to be valid?

The landlord's signature in a lease for a term longer than one year must be witnessed by two subscribing witnesses under Florida Statutes, 689.01 for the lease to be valid.

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