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PROCHAMPS, a Florida Corporation and Community Champions Company is pleased to announce our new partnership with the community of Doral City, FL. Effective immediately, PROCHAMPS will be administering the property registration program(s) on behalf of Doral City, FL. You should immediately begin registering your properties with www.prochamps.com. The registration requirements include both occupied and vacant properties with:
Slight departures from the name use by a corporation, such as the omission of a part of its name or the inclusion of additional words does not affect the validity of the endorsement on the note.
On September 20, 2018, the Fourth District Court of appeals in Avant Capital, LLC d/b/a Avant Recovery Fund v. Gomez, Case No. 4D17-1014, 43 Fla. L. Weekly D2163a (September 20, 2018) held that “ [s]light departures from the name used by the corporation, such as the omission of a part of its name or the inclusion of additional words, generally will not affect the validity of contracts or other business transactions as long as the identity of the corporation can be reasonably established from the evidence.” Presley v. Ponce Plaza Assocs., 723 So. 2d 328, 330 (Fla. 3d DCA 1998) (Cope, J., specially concurring) (emphasis omitted) (citing 6 William Meade Fletcher et al., Fletcher Cyclopedia of the Law of Private Corporations § 2444, at 156-58 (perm. ed. rev. vol. 1996)). See also Sweet v. Ranger Realty Co., 146 So. 199, 200 (Fla. 1933) (affirming denial of motion to dismiss suit brought to foreclose a tax certificate issued to “Covington Bank & Trust Company” instead of “Covington Trust and Banking Company”); accord Laws v. Ranger Realty Co., 148 So. 583, 583 (Fla. 1933).”
PLG Offers Client Training Webinar
DATE: THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 13 | 2:00 - 3:00 P.M. EDT
This training topic covers Statement of Intentions: The Importance of Being Proactive at the Beginning of the Case and covers viewpoints from both bankruptcy and foreclosure litigation. One topic that will be discussed amongst others, is the enactment of Fla. Stat. 702.12 and its impact on foreclosure proceedings that goes into effect on October 1, 2018. Fla. Stat. 702.12, allows for a lienholder in an action to foreclose a mortgage to submit any document that the defendant filed under penalty of perjury in the defendant’s bankruptcy case for use as an admission by the defendant. Seth Greenhill, Esq. presents the bankruptcy view while Steven Hurley, Esq. covers the topic from a litigation perspective. An open Q&A follows and concludes the presentation.
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