Two Buyers, One Property - Who owns it?October 26, 2022 | Category: Articles
If John goes to Title Company A and signs a Deed conveying his property to Buyer 1 at 9:00 am (and gets his check); then John goes to Title Company B and signs a Deed conveying the SAME property to Buyer 2 at 10:00 am (and gets another check); then at 11:00 am Title Company A records the Deed to Buyer 1; then at 12:00 pm Title Company B records the Deed to Buyer 2 . . . We know John is a crook; but . . . when the dust settles — who owns the property? Buyer 1 or Buyer 2?
Palatka Office Helping the Revitalization of Downtown Palatka!January 5, 2022 | Category: Articles
"Palatka has seen the lowest of the lows and the highest of the highs... After a hiatus of the last 10 years - change is coming to Palatka." ~ Charlie Douglas, owner of Douglas Law Firm and the 100 Block Building.
March is National Reading MonthMarch 3, 2021 | Category: Articles
With March being National Reading Awareness Month, News4Jax and Douglas Law Firm want to shine a spotlight on classrooms that have demonstrated a passion for reading. There is no question that literacy is an essential element to a child’s development and opens the door to a brighter future.
What If I Cannot Pay My Florida Court-Ordered Child Support?December 29, 2020 | Category: Articles, Divorce and Family Law
In cases of legal separation, divorce, and paternity, one parent is typically ordered to pay child support to the other legally responsible parent. Under Florida child support law, parents are not able to waive child support obligations. Parents of a minor child have a legal and moral duty to support their child. Failing to pay court-ordered child support in Florida can result in severe consequences.
How To Claim Bodily Injury in Florida Resulting From a Vehicle AccidentDecember 2, 2020 | Category: Articles, Personal Injury in Florida
Since Florida is a no-fault insurance state, you must file a claim against your own insurance if you are involved in an automobile accident in Florida. Injuries from accidents could range from minor bangs and bruises to traumatic brain injuries or nerve damage causing paralysis long-term. Several factors need to be determined when you are injured in an accident, such as the number of vehicles and people, the size and weight of the vehicles, combined speed, and how the wreck occurred.