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Open Executive Order 20-112: Plan for Reopening Florida Post COVID-19 Phase 1
Florida’s governor released an executive order outlining plans to begin reopening the state. The first phase of the governor’s “Smart. Safe. Step-By-Step.”
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Retail industry What Will Retail Look Like Post COVID-19
In just two months, COVID-19 has already had a devastating impact on the retail sector, leaving many wondering what the road to recovery will look like.
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Foreclosure Governor Ron DeSantis Suspends Evictions, Foreclosures for 45 Days
Governor Ron DeSantis signed executive order 20-94 in an effort to provide temporary relief for certain mortgage foreclosures and evictions for 45 days.
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CONSTRUCTION LAW

Concerns for Contractors Grow Amid COVID-19 Outbreak Concerns for Contractors Grow Amid COVID-19 Outbreak
As construction sites in Miami Beach begin to experience mandatory closures for failing to follow social distancing guidelines, contractors in South Florida are starting to feel the impact...
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Contractors What Actions Should Contractors Take to Avoid Losses Due to COVID-19?
The impact of the coronavirus on the construction industry is being felt throughout South Florida.
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COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION LAW

Beach Reopening Florida: Miami-Dade & Broward Join Phase One
As Florida’s Governor begins to expand his plans for reopening the state to include South Florida, associations should be careful when deciding to relax any restrictions.
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Court HEROES Act May Impact Community Associations' Collection Efforts
To continue to provide support in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. Congress is considering passing H.R. 6800 (the Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions Act or The HEROES Act!)
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Park Miami-Dade and Palm Beach Counties Reopen Parks, Golf Courses & Boat Ramps
As of April 29, 2020, the six-week closure order currently in place for parks, golf courses and marinas located in Miami-Dade and Palm Beach County will officially come to an end.
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Collections COVID-19 Collection Strategies
While the full impact the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) will have on the economy remains uncertain, community associations are likely beginning to feel the financial crunch.
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Executive Order Pool Closure Executive Order Closes Pools & Parks in Palm Beach County
On March 29, 2020, Palm Beach County issued Emergency Order Number 3.
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Meetings How Should Community Associations Handle Meetings and Common Area Use Amid Coronavirus Outbreak?
The coronavirus pandemic has created a lot of uncertainty for community associations throughout Florida, especially concerning meetings and amenity use.
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Vacation Rentals New Executive Order Suspends All Vacation Rentals
On account of the COVID-19 outbreak, Governor Ron DeSantis issued Executive Order 20-87 suspending the operation of all vacation rentals.
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Notices and Protocols Proactive Boards Should Contact Legal Counsel for Questions Concerning COVID-19 Notices and Protocols
There are now over 300 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Florida. Businesses and residential communities throughout the nation are doing everything necessary to avoid having this virus come knocking on their proverbial doors.
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Avoid the Spread Reducing the Spread of COVID-19 in Your Condo
Protecting the residents and management staff of a building should always be a priority for board members and property managers, and their ability to do so has never been tested more than during the novel COVID-19 outbreak.
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Emergency Powers Use of Emergency Powers During COVID-19
The State of Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation issued Emergency Order 20-04.
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BANKRUPTCY LAW

Bankruptcy Filings in the Wake of Covid-19 Community Associations Should Brace for a Rise in Homeowner Bankruptcy Filings in the Wake of Covid-19
Florida is home to the largest number of community associations in the United States, with approximately 50,000 homeowners and condominium associations state-wide.
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How COVID-19 and the CARES Act Will Impact Chapters 7, 11 and 13 Bankruptcy Cases How COVID-19 and the CARES Act Will Impact Chapters 7, 11 and 13 Bankruptcy Cases
On March 27, 2020, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act” or “Act”), a $2.2 trillion stimulus package aimed to mitigate the unprecedented economic consequences of the coronavirus or COVID-19...
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Financial Planning in the Time of COVID-19 Financial Planning in the Time of COVID-19
While the safety and health of employees should be of utmost importance for businesses during the COVID-19 outbreak, companies should also triage their financial well-being.
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SBA Relief Guide SBA COVID-19 Relief Guide
The U.S. government has made different programs available to support businesses that have been impacted by the novel coronavirus under the $2.2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act).
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Families Response Act Families First Coronavirus Response Act: What Small and Midsize Businesses Should Know
Families First Coronavirus Response Act: What Small and Midsize Businesses Should Know As the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic causes significant economic challenges for Americans across the nation.
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