Writ of Possession Statutes are Different for Residential & Commercial Evictions

January 2, 2011

In Florida, if and when a Court issues a Final Judgment for Removal of Tenant, the landlord still does not have the right to kick a tenant out of the premises. Once the Final Judgment is entered, (1) the Clerk of the Court needs to issue a Writ of Possession, and (2) the Sheriff needs to enforce the Writ by going over to the Premises to transfer possession back to the landlord.


Residential & Commercial Landlord – Tenant Statutes Are Different

January 1, 2011

Part I of Chapter 83 (Statutes 83.001 to 83.251) only covers Nonresidential (Commercial) tenancies; and Part II of Chapter 83 (Statutes 83.40 to 83.682) only covers Residential tenancies. One cannot use Statutes in Part I to cover residential tenancies, and vice-versa.

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Starting A Business – Step 2: Obtaining A Business Tax Receipt a/k/a Occupational License

December 28, 2010

Before you can begin operating a business in South Florida, you must go through the permitting process. Following the steps below in order will hopefully prevent you from running back and forth between City and County offices because you lacked the necessary paperwork.