Reyes Law Group Announces New Legal Assistant

We welcome Angel Morales, our new legal assistant. Carlos J. Reyes, Founder of Reyes Law Group, is pleased to announce that Angel Morales has recently joined the firm as a legal assistant. Morales will be supporting the Reyes Law Group litigation team and their attorneys with case administration, coordination, and management, and will have responsibilities for overseeing and organizing systems to manage the Read More

Realtors, the “Procuring Cause”, and … Fairness!

Realtors have been the back-bone of Florida’s real estate market for decades. Realtors invest time and effort in education, spend hours making cold calls looking for listings, and work days on-end tracking down sellers to sign listing agreements or find buyers to represent.  And, despite the internet age, realtors continue to add what seems to be an infinity of mileage to their cars as they show property after Read More

The Sell-Buy Dilemma

The “Sell-Buy Dilemma” is a real challenge. The Sell-Buy dilemma is akin to the “paralysis of analysis.”  And all you end up with is inaction, stress, and financial issues.  Friend and Realtor®  Alan Pellingra points it out this way: “The fact is, there are many homeowners who are desperate to move (in need of more space, a shorter commute to work, etc.). But year after year they stay in Read More

The Examining Committee in Guardianship Proceedings

An Examining Committee is appointed following strict guidelines. I received two excellent questions in response to my article “Understanding Guardianship”. 1. How does the court determine who will comprise the examining committee? I imagine it must consist of medical experts but will it also include other professionals such as social workers? In other words, is it up to the presiding judge’s discretion or is Read More

Understanding Guardianship

Guardianship will allow you to help those who can no longer help themselves Mental illnesses, such as Alzheimer’s disease, devastatingly impair an individual’s ability to take care of themselves, both physically and financially.  In most cases, these individuals have family members or friends who are willing take responsibility and make crucial decisions regarding their well-being.  However, these family Read More

Introducing The Reyes Law Group YouTube Channel

The Reyes Law Group YouTube Channel Will Answer Many Legal Questions You May Have We are pleased to announce a new platform we have been working on to expand the scope and coverage of our areas of practice. The Reyes Law Group YouTube Channel. This channel is intended to provide information to firm clients, friends and potential clients about various legal related topics. Here is the first video we have Read More

Sitting on Your Rights is Not a Solution

We can help preserve your rights! On more than one occasion I’ve told folks the economic crisis is not over, the economy remains mediocre at best, and sitting on your rights is not a solution! The signs are all around us . . . The U.S. “middle class” has now been eclipsed by Canada’s “middle class” according to this article in the NY Times. According to RealtyTrac, 31% of homes in Florida were Read More

Serving the Law, Our Clients, and the Community

The importance of Community Involvement I have been fortunate to have played a role in many community groups and organizations over the years.  From Kids Voting, to the Latin and Fort Lauderdale Chambers of Commerce, to Broward Partnership for the Homeless. I also had the privilege of a Governor appointing me to the Board of Commissioners of the Memorial Healthcare System.  Each have given me the Read More

Landlords Beware

Landlords must tee-up the documents right the first time! With so many “first-time” landlords in the market, it is time for a practical reminder. Despite the obvious, when rental payments are delinquent, how you proceed to evict a tenant is critical!  Failure to proceed according to the statutory rules simply sets you up for more stress and financial pressure.  Under Florida law, there is no doubt that the Read More

A Real Estate Attorney With Real Life Experience

This Entrepreneurial Real Estate Attorney, .. Gets YOU! Real estate developers and investors, new and old, are generally on the lookout for an “experienced” real estate attorney to collaborate with and help them handle the legal issues related to their projects.  Yet, when I hear about someone looking for such an attorney, I know they’re generally talking about “experience.” This manifests itself in how a real Read More