On June 17, 2015, Governor Rick Scott signed into law several amendments to Chapter 558 of the Florida Statutes which are to become effective on October 1, 2015.  This Chapter, also commonly known as the Construction Defect Statute, requires owners of residential and commercial real property to provide contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, and/or design professionals with…

On June 16, 2015, Governor Rick Scott signed into law a Bill that amends Section 718.117, Florida Statutes, to grant a slew of new protections to condominium unit owners who are forced to sell their units pursuant to a condominium termination plan.