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About the Firm
Andrew Douglas, P.A. founded in 2008, is a Florida Construction Law and Commericial Litigation Law Firm offering effictive legal counsel and excellent client service. Call to learn how we can help you with your legal matter.
Andrew Douglas, Esq.
Andrew Douglas, J.D., MSF
Attorney Andrew Douglas is South Florida native and a 1999 graduate of Nova High School in Davie, Florida. Andrew attended The Florida State University graduating in 2001 with a Bachelor of Science in Finance, Summa Cum Laude. In the Fall of 2001 Andrew started law school at the University of Florida College of Law in Gainesville, Florida. Andrew focused his studies on commercial litigation and business law and criminal defense law. While in law school Andrew enrolled in the Masters of Science in Business Administration – Finance degree program, and graduated law school with honors and with a Masters Degree in Business in December 2003. Andrew’s current practice focuses on Commercial litigation and Florida Construction Litigation, and Criminal Defense, and can help individuals and companies with virtually all their legal needs.
Fraud in the context of contractual relationship brings with it a tricky set of issues that even some Florida Courts fail to fully understand and appreciate. Florida Courts acknowledge the long-standing independent tort doctrine which
Personal Liability for Fraudulent Lien or Slander of Title for Lien filed on Behalf of Business, Not So Fast.
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WESTON, FLORIDA – (July, 5, 2018) Andrew Douglas, P.A., is pleased to announce that it has successfully defended its client against a felony criminal charge of Unlicensed Contracting During a Declared State of Emergency (Engage
Florida Statute 489.119 permits Construction Companies to designate a Financially Responsible Officer (FRO). This allows a construction company to bifurcate the construction responsibilities from the financial responsibilities of the company. This is used, generally, when
Residential Evictions: 7-Day Notices for Terminating Lease by Landlord for Causes other than Non-Payment of Rent
Terminating a lease for cause/lease breaches other than non-payment of rent is a little more involved than simple non-payment of rent, and this process starts with what is commonly known as the 7-Day Notice. It
What is the 3-day Notice? It is formally titled the NOTICE FROM LANDLORD TO TENANT–TERMINATION FOR FAILURE TO PAY RENT, but pursuant to statute it provides 3 (three) days for the tenant to pay the