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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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Florida’s Uniform Trade Secrets Act: What Does It Mean for Your Business?

January 1, 2016
Florida’s Uniform Trade Secrets Act What Does It Mean for Your Business

Having an employee sign a non-compete agreement and/or a nondisclosure or confidentiality agreement is one way to protect your company’s trade secrets, and confidential and proprietary business information. However, often times companies may not have any agreements with their employees and a business mistakenly believes it has no way of protecting against the unauthorized disclosure […]

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Benefits of an Annual Legal Checkup

December 18, 2015
Benefits of an Annual Legal Checkup

Conducting an annual legal checkup for your business can help prevent legal issues from arising in the future. As a business owner, checking off the boxes of your annual legal review with an experienced business attorney is a proactive approach that can help to protect your business interests in the new year. Here are some […]

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