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Winderweedle Welcomes Attorney Daniel Saathoff

March 21, 2023

Attorney Daniel Saathoff has joined the firm working in the corporate and commercial real estate sections. His corporate practice focuses on helping businesses, including startups and small/medium-sized businesses, with matters ranging from mergers and acquisitions to other general legal matters that arise on a day-to-day basis. His commercial real estate practice includes the negotiation and … Read more

The Power of Planning Podcast: Asset Protection Planning

March 17, 2023
The Power of Planning Podcast: Asset Protection Planning

If you are like most Americans, you have worked hard for many years and scrimped and saved to accumulate a certain level of wealth. Attorney Vanessa J. Skinner explains why asset protection planning is an integral part of any estate planning discussion and outlines different techniques that can be considered to protect your nest egg … Read more

Mike Carolan Named to the Board of the Coalition for the Homeless

March 15, 2023

Attorney Michael P. Carolan has been named to the Board of Directors of the Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida. Mike represents commercial lenders and borrowers in a wide range of financial transactions with a focus on real estate. He also represents buyers and sellers in all aspects of the purchase and sale of … Read more

WHWW Welcomes Attorney Maheen Akhter

March 13, 2023
Attorney Maheen Akhter

Attorney Maheen Akhter has joined the firm working in the areas of real estate and corporate law. Maheen represents both regional and national clients in all aspects of commercial real estate, with a focus on buying and selling commercial real estate, commercial leasing, and commercial lending. Her practice also involves handling title and survey matters, … Read more

James L. Doyle Named to Board of Directors of the Central Florida Real Estate Attorneys’ Council

February 21, 2023
Attorney James Doyle

Congratulations to James L. Doyle on being named to the Board of Directors of the Central Florida Real Estate Attorneys’ Council. The Central Florida Real Estate Attorneys’ Council, or CFREAC, is a local real estate council serving Brevard, Sumter, Lake, Seminole, Orange, Osceola counties in Florida. James L. Doyle is an associate attorney for Winderweedle, … Read more

The Power of Planning Podcast: Retirement Benefits Planning

February 17, 2023
The Power of Planning Podcast: Retirement Benefits Planning

This podcast is designed to educate and empower listeners by offering a detailed discussion of the various legal considerations associated with the planning process for all different types of planning, including estate planning, government benefits planning, special needs planning, retirement benefits planning, asset protection planning, tax planning, charitable giving planning, Veterans benefits planning, and planning … Read more

Heather Moraes and Heidi Mitchell Elected to the 2023 CREW Orlando Board of Directors

February 13, 2023
Heather Moraes and Heidi Mitchell Elected 2023 CREW Orlando Board of Directors

Congratulations to Heather S. Moraes and Heidi M. Mitchell on being elected and installed to the 2023 CREW Orlando Board of Directors. CREW Orlando is the leading commercial real estate organization in Central Florida, a local chapter of CREW Network, which comprises over 75 affiliate organizations across the globe, representing over 12,000 individual members. CREW … Read more

2023 Florida Sales Tax Rates for Commercial Tenants

February 3, 2023
2023 SALES TAX RATES FOR COMMERCIAL TENANTS

The Florida sales tax rates on commercial leases remains at 5.5% for 2023. A few Florida counties have made modifications to the discretionary sales tax rates for 2023. Alachua County added a new 1% local government infrastructure surtax, which replaces the previously effective .5% local government infrastructure surtax. Flagler County extended its current .5% school … Read more

Attorney Lauren Reynold Named as a Firm Shareholder

February 3, 2023
Lauren Reynolds

The firm recently announced that Lauren Reynolds has been named a firm shareholder. Lauren practices in the areas of bankruptcy, commercial litigation, and appeals. Her bankruptcy practice involves representation of creditors in chapter 7, 13, and 11 cases, and trustees in complex chapter 7 cases. Her commercial litigation practice involves a variety of creditors’ rights … Read more

Hear Anything About Changes to Florida’s Property Insurance Laws?

February 1, 2023
Hear Anything About Changes to Florida’s Property Insurance Laws?

Three (3) notable changes are coming to the way residential and commercial property insurance claims will be handled in Florida. On December 12, 2022, the Florida Legislature held a Special Session focused on property insurance. Among the many changes are: Smaller claim deadlines. The bill amends §627.70132, Fla. Stat. to reduce the deadline for policyholders … Read more