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Should Your Agreements Contain an Arbitration Provision?

April 8, 2016
Should Your Agreements Contain Arbitration Provisions

Arbitration is a method of resolving disputes privately, outside of court. Businesses often include an arbitration clause in their agreements, thinking it is the preferred method to resolve a dispute; however, that may not be the case. An arbitration provision requires the parties to submit contract disputes to arbitration instead of filing a lawsuit. In […]

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Compensation Twist – Featured in South Florida Business & Wealth

March 30, 2016
South Florida Business and Wealth Feature

By Arnie Rosenberg You won’t find Marshall Socarras Grant calling itself a “boutique” law firm. Instead, the 12 attorneys refer to themselves as a “growing” firm. “We don’t want to pigeonhole ourselves in one specialty or practice area,” explains Adam Marshall, one of the firm’s founders. “We’re trying to give our clients the full experience. […]

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Adam Marshall, Ruben E. Socarras, and Joe Grant selected to Florida Trend’s Legal Elite 2016

March 29, 2016
Florida Legal Elite

Marshall Socarras Grant, P.L. is proud to announce that Adam Marshall, Ruben E. Socarras, and Joe Grant, founders and members of MSG Law, were each recently selected to the Florida Trend’s Legal Elite list for 2016 – they will each be listed in the July Issue of Florida Trend magazine.

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How to Domesticate an Out-of-State Judgment in Florida

January 29, 2016
Domesticate an Out-of-State Judgment in Florida

Sometimes a Florida business needs to bring a lawsuit in another state against a supplier, customer, or other entity. If your business wins the lawsuit, you obtain a judgment. That judgment entitles you to collect a specified sum of money from the person or entity you sued. That person or entity becomes known as the […]

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M&A Due Diligence Checklist

January 22, 2016
Mergers and Acquisitions Due Diligence Checklist

When a business decides to acquire, or merge with, another business, the individuals who make that decision have a duty to exercise due diligence. The failure to exercise due diligence may result in the buyer paying more than a business is worth or taking on unforeseen operational/financial problems and liabilities when the transaction closes. Failure […]

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Common Issues Leading to Business Divorces, Shareholder/Member Disputes & Related Litigation

January 14, 2016
Business Divorces, ShareholderMember Disputes, and Related Litigation

Business disputes involving business owners have much in common with divorces between spouses. A “friendly” divorce is possible, but many are acrimonious. The disputes that motivate the principals in a business to sever their relationship can be just as emotionally wrenching or costly as the issues that produce marital divorces.   The Burden of Success […]

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MSG’s Ruben E. Socarras selected as 2016 Florida Super Lawyer – Business Litigation

January 13, 2016
Florida Super Lawyers

Marshall Socarras Grant, P.L. would like to congratulate Ruben E. Socarras, one of firm’s founders and members, for being selected in the 2016 edition of Florida Super Lawyers.   This marks the 7th year straight that Mr. Socarras has been named a Super Lawyer in the area of Business Litigation. Mr. Socarras is devoted to representing individuals and businesses in […]

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Does My Business Qualify for a Chapter 11 Bankruptcy?

January 7, 2016
Businesses Qualifying for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Businesses turn to Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code when they cannot resolve their debt burdens through negotiation or expense reduction but would be capable of operating at a profit if their debt could be managed. Unlike a Chapter 7 liquidation that wipes out debt when a business ends, a Chapter 11 reorganizes business debt. […]

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