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Board Certified Real Estate Attorney Timothy Shaw Joins Blalock Walters

Firm Expands Sarasota Real Estate Practice Group, Hires Board Certified Attorney Timothy Shaw SARASOTA-BRADENTON, FL, January 9, 2020 ––The law firm of Blalock Walters, P.A. is pleased to welcome attorney Timothy S. Shaw to the firm’s real estate practice group....

Amanda Tullidge Named Principal of Blalock Walters

Blalock Walters is pleased to announce that real estate attorney Amanda C. Tullidge has been named a principal of the firm. Amanda joined Blalock Walters in 2013 and is a member of the firm’s real estate and banking practice groups. Her practice is in commercial and...


Reduced Sales Tax on Commercial Leases

Effective January 1, 2020, the general Florida sales tax due on commercial leases will be reduced from the current 5.7% rate to 5.5%. This reduction in sales tax is applicable only to rental payments that are for a lease period that is on or after January 1, 2020....

Is an Electronic Will a Practical Estate Planning Tool?

In July 2020 Floridians will be able to create “electronic wills” expressing how they wish their property to be distributed upon death, audio and videotaping the entire process. One must read several chapters of the Florida statutes dealing with Wills, Notary Publics,...

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Blalock Walters Review – Volume 1, 2017

In this Issue:
Litigation and the baby boomer wealth transfer
Small practices not immune from HIPPA enforcement
How can you increase workplace civility?
Your estate plan: avoid small oversights that can turn into big headaches
US Department of Justice publishes ‘The Guidance’ to help set
standards for corporate compliance programs
What is due diligence in commercial real estate?

Blalock Walters Review – Volume 2, 2016

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