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COVID-19’s Impact on Evictions and Foreclosures

By: Jeff Lieser Posted on: Thursday, March 26th, 2020

On March 18, 2020, President Donald Trump ordered a moratorium on the foreclosures of mortgages that are insured by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA).  That moratorium arose from the President’s proclamation that the COVID-19 outbreak constitutes a national emergency.  The moratorium is expected to stay in effect for at least the next sixty

Notarized from the Comfort of Your Home: COVID-19 Does Not Stop Florida’s Online Notaries Public

By: Alissa A. Kranz Posted on: Wednesday, March 25th, 2020

With bank lobbies closed and large numbers of people working from home to slow the spread of COVID-19, many are without reliable notaries public or do not want to risk potential exposure to the virus through physical interactions. This has many scrambling to comply with critical deadlines or otherwise take care of business. However, fortunately,

Businesses Beware: A Stack of Mail Can Be a Stack of Liability

By: Michael F. Singer Posted on: Sunday, March 22nd, 2020

Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.

It appears that “pandemic” should be added to this famous, unofficial motto of the United States Postal Service. COVID-19 has reportedly caused “only minor operational impacts” to USPS’s ongoing delivery of mail. FedEx and

What Landlords and Property Managers Should Be Doing During COVID-19

By: Jeff Lieser Posted on: Friday, March 20th, 2020

As the nation responds to the Coronavirus outbreak, we are all hopeful for the best outcome. During these trying times, however, consider the following:

Communicate: In times of trouble, one of the most important factors is a constant and open line of communication. This is also true for landlords and property management teams. While practicing

Jeffrey Lieser Cited in Business Observer as he Works to Protect Client’s Intellectual Property on the Web

By: Jeff Lieser Posted on: Friday, August 2nd, 2019

As reported in the Business Observer, Jeff Lieser of Lieser Skaff Alexander, represents a client in a multi-million dollar lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Tampa against a publicly traded, New York City-based company. The lawsuit alleges that the company used LSA’s client’s content without consent and

LSA Attorneys Recognized in 2019 by Florida’s Legal Elite and Super Lawyers

By: Jeff Lieser Posted on: Monday, June 24th, 2019

The ten attorneys at Lieser Skaff Alexander are all dedicated to providing the highest legal representation to our clients while adhering to The Florida Bar’s ethical standards. This year, each of our partners and two of our associates were recognized by Florida’s Legal Elite and/or SuperLawyers® Magazine for their exemplary service.

Partner Ghada Skaff

Civil Theft Lawsuits May Be Used to Recover Personal and Business Property

By: Jeff Lieser Posted on: Sunday, May 5th, 2019

When someone wrongfully takes your property, you can use Florida’s civil theft Statute (F.S. 772.11) to recover the property and/or seek damages. This law is designed to make the victim whole after a theft and encompasses a wide range of “property.” Individuals and businesses can use the civil theft law to reclaim property,

Starting a New Business? Plan for Success by Hiring an Attorney

By: Jeff Lieser Posted on: Monday, March 25th, 2019

Many entrepreneurs start a company using do-it-yourself legal forms that have been downloaded from the internet. While this process may be expedient and inexpensive, the lack of professional legal guidance can result in costly mistakes that damage the venture before it has a chance to start. Make a true investment in your business by working