No Time OFF for Condo and HOA Board Members – But We Can Help!

  By: Carlos J. Reyes, Esq. Condominium and Homeowners Association Law is a mainstay in South Florida.  Governed by statutes, regulations and case law, these communities are governed by association Boards who must follow Declarations, Bylaws, Articles of Incorporation and Rules and Regulations.  How you as a Board comply with the set of laws and rules that apply, determines if you become another Read More

In Real Estate… Everything’s Negotiable!

In Real Estate. . . Everything’s Negotiable!                                                                                                         Read More

Reyes Law Group Negotiates and Closes $5.25 Million Loan for Sheridan Real Estate Group / ANF Group

(as reported in local industry/legal newspaper) Dealmaker: Carlos J. Reyes The Deal: The Reyes Law Group team represented developer Sheridan Real Estate Group / ANF Group in obtaining a $5.25 million construction loan for the construction of a 15,113 sf retail strip center located at 16620 Sheridan Street, Pembroke Pines, Florida (across from the Educational Campus in West Broward housing Broward College, Read More

Why Large Companies Have a Legal Department

Now small to mid-sized Companies can afford their own Legal Department It’s fair to say that if you’re Coca Cola, American Airlines, Microsoft, and legions of other Fortune 500 companies, legal counsel or a legal department are presumed to be part of their operation and critical to their function, growth, and long-term viability.  There are generally no qualms about all the legal issues that companies with 50 Read More

Small and Mid-Sized Businesses Need Legal Counsel

Legal counsel is needed now more than ever! Why is legal counsel so important for small to mid-sized businesses? If you own and operate a small or mid-sized company in today’s ever complicated business world, and you’re actually looking to earn a profit, you need to navigate the structural, organizational and human elements of your business.  Failing to do so, entrepreneurs and business owners typically find Read More

Harassing Calls Can Be Actionable

Are you receiving harassing calls? Know where to turn to. In the foreclosure and related collection arena harassing calls are very commonplace. Most of us either know first-hand or have heard horror stories of collection agencies calling you at all hours of the day, night, during lunch, dinner,  at work, … all to reach you over a debt.  Worse, it’s something done by use of intimidating language and Read More

Foreclosures in Florida…Years to Go…

Foreclosures in Florida … Years to Go before we’re back to Normal! On February 4th, the Florida House Subcommittee on Civil Justice heard the following: “The number of foreclosures being filed in Florida courts has tapered off, but it will be another five years before the level returns to ‘normal’.”  The prediction came from the state economic forecasters and court officials attending the meeting.  Read More

Challenging Service

Challenging service can be an effective method of fighting foreclosure On August 28, 2014, a client frantically called me on the phone and explained to me that she came home to a notice on her front door which told her she had to leave her home and take everything in it within 24 hours. Today, 5 months later, I'm happy to say that not only is she still living in the house her fiancé has owned since 1999, but the Read More

New year – now what? Company Meetings, Minutes & Compliance!

Happy New Year!  The beginning of 2015 serves as a reminder that like time, organizations and law firms do not stand still - they evolve and grow - and so has the Reyes Law Group! We have expanded our focus to assist small and mid-sized companies meet the routine and not so routine legal challenges they face year-in and year-out.  This year our legal work will focus on assisting companies handle legal Read More

Overtime Wage Violations Can Be Severe

Overtime Wage Violations Equal Big Financial Consequences Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (29 U.S.C. sec. 201-216)(“FLSA”), an employee eligible for overtime pay can sue an employer in Federal Court for the employer’s failure to pay overtime and minimum wages for work performed in excess of 40 hours weekly. This failure would fall under overtime wage violations and the financial consequence can be Read More