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Ayala Represents Ukrainian Nationals in Their Asylum Application.

Ayala is proud to announce that it is representing two female Ukrainian nationals in their petition for Asylum in the United States. The clients, in their mid-twenties, had left Kyiv for a pre-planned vacation to Mexico. In the middle of their trip, they learned of the Russian invasion and the Russian regime’s plan to overtake their home town of Kyiv. Shortly thereafter, all flights to…
Ayala Law P.A.
May 20, 2022
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Can a Corporation or an LLC Represent itself in Litigation in Court? – Read to Find Out.

Whether a corporation or LLC can represent itself depends on the type of court the dispute is in. In Florida there are two types of trial courts. The Circuit Courts and the County Courts. County Courts at the same time have two different divisions: the regular County Court and the Small Claims Courts division. Circuit Courts have jurisdiction over disputes involving more than $30,000 in…
Ayala Law P.A.
May 13, 2022
Consumer Protection

Beware of the Car Dealership Scam – What You Need to Know

There’s a common scam being perpetrated in South Florida by certain car dealerships. It happens usually in the smaller, not brand recognized dealerships. The pattern goes as follows: You arrive at a dealer to purchase a used vehicle. The dealer requires a deposit of around 4 to 5 thousand dollars and promises you that it will find you one of its financiers. They run your…
Ayala Law P.A.
May 6, 2022
Immigration

Ayala Obtains E-2 Business Visa Approval for Swiss Entrepreneur

Ayala is happy to announce that it has obtained the approval of its client E-2 visa. The E-2 nonimmigrant visa allows a person of a country that has a treaty of commerce with the U.S. to be admitted to the U.S. when investing a substantial amount of capital in a U.S. business. Certain employees of the E-2 Investor or of a qualifying organization may also…
Ayala Law P.A.
May 5, 2022
Consumer Protection

Ayala Defeats Second Motion to Dismiss Its Client’s Illegal Towing Case

Ayala defeats the defendants’ second attempt to completely dismiss its client’s case. Ayala’s client (the Plaintiff) is a law abiding citizen who leases at an apartment complex owned by the defendants. On the day of the tow, Ayala’s client had borrowed a friend’s truck and parked it legally in a residential spot at the premises without obstructing the road or any other vehicle at the…
Ayala Law P.A.
May 4, 2022
Contract & Business

Ayala Obtains Part II Money Transmitter License for its Client in Florida

Ayala is happy to announce that it has obtained a Part II Money Transmitter license for its client, a Florida corporation. A Money Transmitter license “authorizes the holder to transmit currency, monetary value, or payment instruments, either by wire, facsimile, electronic transfer, courier, the Internet, or through bill payment services or other businesses that facilitate such transfer, within this country or to or from locations…
Ayala Law P.A.
April 19, 2022
Civil Litigation

Are You The Beneficiary of a Life Insurance Policy and Your Claim Was Denied?

It is not unusual that life insurance companies, after the death of the policy holder, deny the claim to the beneficiaries. The excuses vary widely but the most common are the following: Misrepresentation on the life insurance application. The insurance will claim that because the policy holder forgot to disclose an irrelevant, inconsequential visit to a doctor, that he/she “misrepresented” at the moment he applied…
Ayala Law P.A.
April 14, 2022
Real Estate

Purchasing Real Estate Without Immigration Status — What You Need to Do

There is a misconception that unless you have a green card or other type of legal immigration status you cannot buy real estate. The reality is that there’s no requirement of legal immigration status to purchase real estate. Now, to purchase real estate as an individual, you are likely going to need a social security number. Many immigrants without status in the US possess a…
Ayala Law P.A.
April 13, 2022
Consumer Protection

Dealing with Abusive Creditors? –Understand the Federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) is a federal law that was passed in 1977 with the purpose of eliminating abusive debt collection practices by debt collectors. Under this law, debtors can bring civil lawsuits against debt collectors who intentionally engage in any of the prohibited practices. The prohibited practices include lying, harassment, or abuse. For example, lies prohibited by the FDCPA include misrepresenting…
Ayala Law P.A.
April 11, 2022
Real Estate

Ayala Countersues Lender for Violation of the FL Consumer Collection Practices Act

Ayala files a counterclaim against a lender for violation of the FL Consumer Collection Practices Act (FCCPA) in the context of a foreclosure action against its client. The Florida Consumer Collection Practices Act (“FCCPA”) provides in pertinent part: In collecting consumer debts, no person shall: . . . (9) laim, attempt, or threaten to enforce a debt when such person knows that the debt is…
Ayala Law P.A.
March 24, 2022