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Understanding Service of Process Under the Hague Convention: Three Things You Need to Know

Service of process is the way a defendant is notified of a legal claim against him and enables the court to exercise jurisdiction over him. The procedures for executing service differ depending on where the defendant is located. In particular, if the defendant is located in a foreign country, service must be made by letters rogatory or in accordance with an international treaty. The 1965…
Ayala Law P.A.
November 17, 2020
Breach of ContractCivil ActionsCivil LitigationCivil ProcedureContract

Ayala Files Breach of Contract Action Against Brickell City Center’s Luna Park and its Celebrity Owner Roberto Costa

Ayala filed a breach of contract action against Luna Park, a high end italian food restaurant in Miami’s Brickell City Center. In the lawsuit, Ayala’s client alleges that BCC Food Hall LLC, the company owner of the restaurant, unilaterally cancelled its payment obligations under the contract. The lawsuits further alleges, that in a parallel and similar contract, Mr. Costa also, unilaterally, abandoned its payment obligations…
Ayala Law P.A.
August 19, 2020
BusinessCivil ActionsCivil LitigationCivil ProcedureInvestmentsLawsuitLitigationUncategorized

Ayala Files Lawsuit Against Financial Advisor and His Company for Negligent Investment and Breach of Fiduciary Duties

  Ayala filed a lawsuit against GTA advisors and its owner (“Defendants”), alleging that Defendants were negligent in the management and investment of its client’s funds. Ayala’s client main owner, Mr. Ubieto, was 75 years old at the time he started investing with the Defendants. Mr. Ubieto, from Guatemala, had a history of choosing extremely conservative investments, as part or most of the funds where…
Ayala Law P.A.
September 19, 2019
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Ayala Obtains Jury Verdict in Favor of Its Client in Tortious Interference with Contract Rights Lawsuit

Today, May 14, 2019, a Miami Dade Jury entered a verdict in favor of Ayala’s client ruling that its client did not tortuously interfered with the business relationship of the Plaintiff (a realtor) and the Seller of a warehouse property in Miami (the “Property”). The lawsuit alleged that Ayala’s client, the buyer of the Property, interfere in the relationship between the Plaintiff/Realtor and the Seller,…
Ayala Law P.A.
May 14, 2019
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Ayala’s Client Case Against Simply Healthcare Plans Inc., Set For Jury Trial in August 2019

After nearly two years of contentious litigation, Ayala’s case on behalf of its client, a Miami Medical Center, is set for jury trial in August 2019. In the case, Ayala’s client claims that the defendant, wrongfully terminated its contract with it, under bogus allegations of violations of the law, in an effort to transfer Ayala’s client’s patients to other friend-centers of (or in association with)…
Ayala Law P.A.
January 17, 2019
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Daily Business Review Features Ayala’s Client Jury Verdict Win In Land Dispute

The Daily Business Review discussed the Jury Verdict Ayala obtained in favor of its Venezuelan client. Ayala represented the plaintiff, a Venezuelan immigrant investor, who under the promise of a phony development deal paid for the purchase price of a land contiguous to land already own by the defendant. In reliance of the promise to build warehouses in the newly acquired land (and a portion…
Ayala Law P.A.
October 26, 2018
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A Little Compliance? A lot of Compliance? – How to Tell Opposing Counsel You’ll Be Seeking Fees (for lawyers).

By Eduardo A. Maura Download > In Florida (and in the U.S.) the default is you pay your own attorney’s fees. Unless there is a statute or a contract that provides for attorney’s fees, the default applies. The Florida Constitution at the same time, delegated to the Supreme Court of Florida authority to implement rules of court. Some of these rules also allow for fee…
Ayala Law P.A.
October 2, 2018
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Ayala’s Lawyer Article on Attorney’s Fees Published on The Daily Business Review

  The Daily Business Review, a leading page for legal news in South Florida, published Ayala’s attorney Eduardo A. Maura article about the rules regulating service of proposals for settlement and motion’s for sanctions to seek fees from the other party. The article is titled “Substantial Compliance? Strict Compliance? —How to Tell Opposing Counsel You’ll be Seeking Fees", is a short version of an article…
Ayala Law P.A.
September 14, 2018