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April 2017 Archives

Developer backs out of major Miami condo project

For homeowners' associations, conflicts with developers may arise for a multitude of reasons. In Miami-Dade, these disputes can be worsened as a result of various regional factors, such as challenges in the condo market. As a result, homeowners' associations may want to stay on top of current trends in the South Florida condo market and should always try to resolve disagreements with developers smoothly. Sometimes, these disputes lead to litigation, at which point it is essential for associations to protect their interests and know their rights.

Dealing with a noisy tenant

If you are a landlord, you may encounter a number of challenges with regard to your tenants. Perhaps a tenant refuses to pay rent, leaving you with financial struggles. Or, a tenant may damage your property. In Miami-Dade, and in other cities around Florida, some landlords may be unsure of how to handle a tenant who is too loud and creates disturbances for neighbors or other people in the apartment complex. At Cuevas, Garcia & Torres, we know all too well how difficult it often is to be a landlord who is going through this firsthand.

What is the Immigrant and Employee Rights Section?

Regrettably, people who relocate to the U.S. for work purposes, or any reason for that matter, may experience an array of hurdles, including discrimination. If you believe that your rights may have been violated in the workplace, it is crucial to address your circumstances immediately. In Miami, Florida, and other American cities, some immigrants are not aware of their rights or do not know if they should try to hold their employer accountable for illegal activity. As a result, it is essential to understand how laws, such as the Immigrant and Employee Rights Section, protect workers.

A closer look at discrimination over national origin

In the private and public sector, employees experience an assortment of unfair and sometimes illegal problems, such as wrongful termination, denied wages, etc. Unfortunately, discrimination remains widespread in Miami-Dade, Florida, and affects workers in many ways. Sometimes, employees are unlawfully discriminated against as a result of their national origin.

Immigrant taken into custody for unlawfully entering

With regard to immigration law, the consequences of violations can be significant. In Miami, Florida, and all other parts of the U.S., all sorts of repercussions may follow violations of immigration law, such as deportation and even time behind bars. As a result, it is essential for those who are planning on moving to the U.S., as well as those who have already immigrated to America, to carefully review their circumstances and try to avoid any unlawful behavior.

Divorce, domestic violence and immigration

If you have moved to the U.S. and obtained a green card through marriage, you may have various questions and worries if you are thinking about leaving your spouse for any reason. However, if you have been subjected to domestic violence, it is important to understand your rights as well as the immigration laws that will affect you. At Cuevas, Garcia & Torres, we know how stressful and confusing this may be for people in Miami-Dade, and all of Florida’s other areas.

Tenant charged over damage to rental

On this blog, many different types of disputes between landlords and tenants have been addressed. Sometimes, a landlord may be unable to contact his or her tenant and have no idea of how to handle the situation. However, it is very important for landlords in Miami and in communities all over Florida to stand firm for their rights and protect the rental property they own.

Limit reached on H-1B applications

For those who are thinking about moving to the U.S., there may be a number of paths to immigration. Some people immigrate through marriage, while others move to the country through employment. In Miami-Dade, and other parts of the state of Florida, H-1B visas may be an option for some immigrants. Unfortunately, successfully applying for one of these visas can be complicated for various reasons. In addition to the application process and different requirements, openings fill up quick.

Handling immigration issues post-election

If you have recently moved to the U.S., or are hoping to immigrate in the near future, an array of concerns may be on your mind. At Cuevas, Garcia & Torres, our firm knows firsthand how difficult thees matters can be for immigrants, prospective immigrants and their loved ones in Miami, Florida, and cities across the entire country. Furthermore, some of them have concerns following the recent presidential election.

H-1B applicants can soon apply for fiscal year 2018

Prospective immigrants have many tasks at hand if they are moving to the U.S. for work. Even after they have secured an employer and comprehensively developed an idea of where they wish to live, they may have stress and uncertainty related to the H-1B visa application process. In Mami-Dade, Florida, and the rest of the country, the process can change from time to time, making things even more complicated for applicants.

Fewer condo and single-family foreclosures in Miami-Dade

From the housing collapse to uncertainty in the global economy, there are a wide variety of factors that may affect real estate. In Florida, the real estate market can change rapidly and have a significant impact on homeowners, investors and real estate investors, and this is especially true in Miami-Dade County. Sometimes, property owners are unable to keep making payments and find themselves involved in foreclosures. When a foreclosure action arises, those involved should carefully assess their options.

Can DUI charges stop me from immigrating to the U.S.?

If you are thinking about immigrating to the United States, many questions may be on your mind, whether they are related to the application process or daily life in a new country. It is important to try and find answers to these questions before applying for citizenship or attempting to obtain a green card in Miami-Dade, Florida, or another part of the nation. Moreover, there are all sorts of hurdles that may arise during the application process. For example, if you have been charged with drunk driving, you may be deemed inadmissible.

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