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Ayala Obtains 179k judgement in Civil Theft Lawsuit in Broward County-Florida.

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Ayala obtained a $179,636 judgement in a lawsuit filed in Circuit Court in Broward County Florida, against a so called real estate “investment advisor” who defrauded Ayala’s Client. The lawsuit alleged that “[Defendants] . . . held themselves out to be experienced real estate investors and investment advisers able to purchase foreclosures properties at auction, and sell them at large profits.” Under the guise of…

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Ownership? Control? When Asset Protection Gets in the Way of Your L1-A Visa

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By: Eduardo A. Maura Download > Every business owner wants to protect their assets. No one wants their assets jeopardized by lawsuits, judgments, the IRS, or liens of any kind. High net-worth individuals usually go to great lengths to achieve that. They hire the most creative lawyers, who in turn, create a complicated corporate structure that sometimes alienates sister companies so much, that they become stranger…

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Daily Business Review Features Ayala’s Client Jury Verdict Win In Land Dispute

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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…

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Jury Awards Ayala’s Client Over 600k Verdict in Contentious Land Dispute.

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After nearly 3 years of contentious litigation the jury returned an award in favor of Ayala’s 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…

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A Little Compliance? A lot of Compliance? – How to Tell Opposing Counsel You’ll Be Seeking Fees (for lawyers).

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By Eduardo A. Maura Download > In Florida (and in the U.S.) the default is you pay your own attorney’s fees.[1] Unless there is a statute or a contract that provides for attorney’s fees, the default applies.[2] The Florida Constitution at the same time, delegated to the Supreme Court of Florida authority to implement rules of court.[3] Some of these rules also allow for fee…

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