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Monthly Archives from August 2020

Marks Gray Proud to Partner with JaxUSA Partnership to Support EarnUp

“If you’re looking for a perfect world or a perfect situation, it doesn’t exist. Don’t wait for the perfect moment. Take action and don’t give up until you achieve your goal – Begin, commit and persist!” Marks Gray is proud to support Earn Up, a growing collaborative of regional partners working together to ensure that all Northeast Florida citizens have the opportunity to obtain a certificate or degree.  The website provides reports featuring updated, […]

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Buy it, Use it, Break it, Fix it

Owning your own business doesn’t always have to start from the ground up. For many, owning their own business is not a “forever” plan; the goal is to build that business up and sell it once they are ready to move on. Buying or selling a business is an involved transaction but here are some of the important things to consider from both sides of the table. Who’s the Bank? The more substantial the business, […]

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Florida Residential Landlord Updates in the Time of COVID-19

The year 2020 has placed a lot of pressure on residential landlords in Florida. Caught between a rock and a hard place, many are unable to evict non-paying tenants but seeing no similar relief for the mortgages, taxes, and insurance payments required during the same period. This will continue through at least September 1, 2020, in Florida after Gov. DeSantis issued Executive Order 20-180 which placed a moratorium on mortgage foreclosures and residential tenant evictions. […]

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The Gender Gap in the U.S. Innovative Economy: Does Gender Disparity Still Exist Today?

Written by Guest Author, Marks Gray Summer Law Clerk Julianna R. Favale This year we celebrate the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment and acknowledge how far women have come from having to fight for a right to vote. But there are still areas of law that are slow to develop alongside progressive shifts in societal mores.  Why? Largely because they were shaped by such norms. Intellectual property is one such area of law.  The […]

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If Your Foreign Passport Is Expiring in Less Than 6 Months and You Haven’t Been Able to Renew It, How Can You Re-enter the U.S.?

In most cases, to be admitted to the United States, you must have a passport that is valid for at least six months beyond the period of your intended stay. So, what can you do if your foreign passport is expiring in less than six months? Generally, you will not be able to re-enter the United States without a passport that is valid for at least six months beyond the date of your entry. Unless […]

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