Attorneys at Law Serving Central Florida Widerman …

Widerman Malek, PL is a national law firm with a family and community-centered approach. Our strong bond with our community, our families, are the cornerstones of our practice. Widerman Malek, PL takes a down-to-earth and common sense approach to …

Actived: 9 days ago


Family Law Services in Melbourne, Orlando and Central FL

(Just Now) The experienced attorneys at Widerman Malek are well versed in all aspects of family law and can assist with high-end mediation and litigation related to divorce, child support, spousal support, custody and uncontested marriage dissolution.

Category:  Usa,  Family Go Now

Insurance Law Widerman Malek, PL

(3 days ago) Insurance Law. Several of our attorneys have prior experience handling subrogation claims for insurance companies and also representing insurance companies in defending insurance claims. However, our primary focus now is representing the insured’s in their claims against the insurance companies.

Category:  Laws Go Now

Difference between Civil Law and Criminal Law

(5 days ago) In criminal law, the defendant must be found “beyond a reasonable doubt” to be guilty, whereas in civil law the jury just needs to find the “preponderance of the evidence” against the defendant to deliver the verdict of guilty. It is therefore easier to convict a guilty verdict in civil trials.

Category:  Laws Go Now

Employment Law Widerman Malek, PL

(4 days ago) Drafting, negotiation, enforcement and defense of employment contracts, trade secret agreements and non-compete, non-disclosure, and non-solicitation agreements. Drafting and/or review of employee handbooks, onboarding documents and employer policies and procedures. Contact us today at 321-255-2332 to speak with one of our attorneys.

Category:  Laws Go Now

How Laws Change From State to State Widerman Malek, …

(9 days ago) Some state laws that differ from state to state are gun control laws, custody laws, divorce laws, motor carrier laws, business laws and marriage laws. Gun laws and same sex marriage laws have most recently been in the news. Both of these topics are controversial and hotly debated.

Category:  Laws,  Business Go Now

Financial Laws and Their Importance

(5 days ago) Law is a diverse field; over the years many new branches of law have come up which seek to provide people with a legal solution to almost any type of problem that they come up against. Laws related to finance have been in place for a long time, but it is only in the last 5 decades or so that it has been taken as seriously.

Category:  Laws,  Finance Go Now

Foreclosure Law Melbourne & Central FL Widerman Malek, PL

(1 days ago) The Notice of Sale contains a legal description of the property being sold, the time and place of the sale, and other information required by law. The sale usually takes place about one to two months after the judgment is entered.

Category:  Laws Go Now

Construction Law Widerman Malek, PL

(6 days ago) Construction Law Our substantial experience in construction law has given us the opportunity to represent a variety of industry professionals: owners, developers, construction managers, architects, engineers, general contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, equipment lessors, sureties, consulting and management firms.

Category:  Laws Go Now

Scott D. Widerman

(6 days ago) Scott Widerman delivers a full range of litigation in both state and federal courts. Scott’s area of practice includes corporate litigation, civil litigation, bankruptcy, entertainment, and land use for leading businesses throughout the state of Florida.

Category:  Bank,  Business Go Now

Famous Securities Law Cases

(7 days ago) Many more people in the financial world tempted to violate securities and trade law to make a profit. As recently as 2013 HSBC was hit with a $2.46 billion settlement on a class action suit filed in Chicago. HSBC was a mortgage lender. Another case is a …

Category:  Laws Go Now

Our Firm's Areas of Practice Widerman Malek, PL

(4 days ago) Appellate Law. The attorneys of Widerman Malek have a varied and extensive focus on appellate law. Our appellate experience includes the drafting of appellate briefs and presentation of oral argument in the federal courts, the Florida Supreme Court and the district courts of Florida.

Category:  Laws Go Now

Why Intellectual Property Laws Were Created

(3 days ago) Intellectual property laws are as old as the Middle Ages and they probably go back even farther than that, that’s just the oldest proof that we have that they existed at all. Anyway, back in the Middle Ages Guilds were given control of a specific profession or skillset. The guilds were given full control over a particular skillset by the government and they were designed to help protect the

Category:  Laws Go Now

Common Law marriages and wills

(Just Now) Common Law marriages and wills. Relationships are confusing. It’s difficult enough to keep on going these days without worrying about any legal situations in a relationship. Before the 1960’s it seemed the “normal” relationship for males and females was marriage. Living together was not considered legal. As laws relaxed regarding

Category:  Laws Go Now

What is Probate Law

(9 days ago) Probate law is a term probably everyone has heard of. We’ve all heard of probate judges. Do you have any idea what probate law includes? You might have a few guesses, but read further to fully understand what probate law is.

Category:  Laws Go Now

Bankruptcy Law In Central Florida Widerman Malek, PL

(Just Now) Bankruptcy law is complicated, made even more so because there are several types of bankruptcy. Additionally, though there is a United States Bankruptcy Code (Title 11 of the United States Code), each state may have its own statutes, particularly for claims and exemptions.

Category:  Bank Go Now

Trademark Law: Generic Terms

(7 days ago) Trademark Law: Generic Terms. Widerman Malek. Jan 21st, 2013. Trademark. My next couple of posts are going to focus on the types of words that can and can’t be trademarked. This post centers on generic terms. In short, a generic name of a product can never function as a trademark to indicate origin. The terms “generic” and “trademark

Category:  Laws Go Now

Employment Law Compliance Update – The Fifty Employee

(1 days ago) The FMLA is the federal law governing employee entitlement to medical leave which applies to any employer in the private sector which engages in commerce, or in any industry or activity affecting commerce, and which has employed 50 or more employees each working day during at least 20 calendar weeks in the current or preceding calendar year.

Category:  Laws Go Now

Different Types of Defense Lawyers

(4 days ago) And state law differs from federal law. If you find yourself facing an action brought about by the federal government, finding an attorney who specializes in federal law is the attorney you will want to retain. Federal lawsuits might involve breaking the Constitution, bankruptcy, copyright infringement or …

Category:  Laws,  Bank Go Now

J. Mason Williams IV

(9 days ago) Mason enjoys practicing law in the community in which he was raised, but when he’s not working, he enjoys baseball, softball, golf, hunting, fishing, computers, and attending Florida Gator football games. Mason is very involved in his community and serves as treasurer on the Board of Directors for the Morgan Project. He also is a member of

Category:  Laws Go Now

Melbourne Law Office

(1 days ago) Melbourne Law Office. WIDERMAN MALEK MELBOURNE LAW OFFICE. 1990 WEST NEW HAVEN AVE. SUITE #201. MELBOURNE, FLORIDA 32904. PHONE: 321-255-2332 OR 877-868-7239. View our Melbourne, FL Attorneys and Consultants.

Category:  Laws Go Now

The Wedding is Called Off. Who Keeps

(5 days ago) However, there is a catch to this property law. If the ring is given on a holiday or birthday, then the ring can be deemed as an unconditional gift. In the past a young suitor sued his ex-fiancé for refusing to return the engagement ring after she called off …

Category:  Laws Go Now

Eric L. Hostetler

(6 days ago) 321-255-2332. [email protected] Eric Hostetler began his career in the Midwest as a runner for Franklin & Hance (now Franklin Law Group), a plaintiff’s medical malpractice firm in Louisville, KY. In 1997 he moved to Jacksonville, Florida to attend Florida Coastal School of Law. Eric worked full time as a clerk for Brown, Terrell & Hogan

Category:  Laws Go Now

Lawsuit Filed Against SBA Administrator Carranza Citing

(1 days ago) Signed into law of March 27 th, the CARES Act included two portions of the EIDL program – the first being the initial grant of $10,000 to be paid to businesses within three days of applying, and the second being the actual loan upon approval.

Category:  Business Go Now

Trademark Law: Secondary Meaning

(1 days ago) In trademark law, marks are placed along a continuum of distinctiveness. If a mark is classified as not being inherently distinct, the mark must acquire distinctiveness in consumers’ minds to achieve trademark status.That acquired distinctiveness is called a “secondary meaning.” Secondary meaning is a new and additional meaning that attaches to a mark.

Category:  Laws Go Now

Kansas Now has Harassment Law for Drone Operators

(9 days ago) What the Law Says. Basically, SB 319 says that operators of unmanned aerial vehicles are harassing other people if there is a pattern of two or more events where that vehicle is going over the other person’s property or another occupied location. That means that if you pilot the drone around your local town and you don’t continue to go back

Category:  Laws Go Now

How Antitrust Laws Benefit Consumers

(6 days ago) The laws of the competitive marketplace are enforced by the FTC, Federal Trade Commission. The antitrust laws they enforce benefit all consumers. Back in 1890 the United States passed the first antitrust law. It was the “Sherman Act”. It was a charter aimed at preserving unfettered and free competition in regards to trade.

Category:  Laws Go Now

Disney And Intellectual Property Rights

(9 days ago) Disney And Intellectual Property Rights. Widerman Malek. Feb 9th, 2015. Intellectual Property, Rights of Publicity. Disney is one of the most recognized and loved names in the world. Going to Disney World or Disneyland is every child’s dream. They can see all their favorite characters like Mickey, Minnie, Goofy, Donald, Cinderella, Snow White

Category:  Laws Go Now

Personal Injury Law

(2 days ago) The new law has gone into effect for the state of Indiana and is going to help all those that are involved in a vehicle accident while on the road. Starting the law means that those involved in an accident will have to move their vehicles from the roadway right after.

Category:  Laws Go Now

Intellectual Property and Writers

(3 days ago) Now, writers are not a group of people who are supposed to know a lot about intellectual property law unless they are John Grisham perhaps, but they simply cannot ignore its importance and so the best course of action for them is to get in touch with a law firm specializing in intellectual property law that would be able to guide him accordingly.

Category:  Laws Go Now

Trademark Law: First to Use v. First to File Widerman

(2 days ago) Trademark Law: first to use v. first to file. In the United States, it is not registration, but actual use of a designation as a mark that creates rights and priority over others. Thus, the rule is that ownership of a mark goes to the first-to-use, not the first-to-file. That being said, trademark ownership is not acquired by federal or state

Category:  Laws Go Now

Orlando Estate Planning Lawyer

(1 days ago) Probate Law Firm in Orlando, FL. Our Orlando probate attorneys have dedicated themselves to representing clients in estate planning and probate matters. If you are in need of a supportive and compassionate Orlando estate planning lawyer, look no further than Widerman Malek.

Category:  Lawyer Go Now

Is Susan G. Komen for the Cure® a Trademark Bully

(7 days ago) Civil Law General (442) Event (4) General Legal Blog (422) Intellectual Property (861) Local Stories (46) News (186) Press Release (2) Real Estate Investors (12) Resources (10) Small Business Law (2) UAS (61)

Category:  Invest,  Real estate,  Business Go Now

Recent Developments for Intellectual Property Rights in

(4 days ago) Dec 23rd, 2019. Intellectual Property, News. Widerman Malek strives to keep our clients informed about the latest national and global intellectual property news. Our Mumbai colleagues from the law firm of Singhania & Co. recently shared their newsletter about intellectual property in India. Here is what you need to know:

Category:  Laws Go Now

Brevard County Divorce Lawyer

(Just Now) Divorce is the most common family law matter that we handle. In the Florida Statutes, divorce is known as “dissolution of marriage” and has no prerequisites aside from an irretrievably broken marriage. If you are looking to dissolve your marriage, our Brevard County legal separation lawyers can help you prepare the necessary documents and

Category:  Lawyer,  Family Go Now

Filing and Terminating a Construction/Mechanic's Lien

(1 days ago) The law in this area can be pretty straight forward so long as you know the statutes and can interpret some of the terminology, which can be a bit tricky and usually takes knowing the case law pretty well, i.e., it helps to have a lawyer’s help. In order to perfect a lien,

Category:  Lawyer Go Now

Search Engine Optimization and Trademark Infringement

(3 days ago) Search Engine Optimization and Trademark Infringement. Widerman Malek. Jan 16th, 2015. Intellectual Property, Trademark. Search engine optimization is a crucial aspect of a company’s online business success. It is what makes them visible to their potential customers. Before we move forward into the case at hand, let’s further understand the

Category:  Business Go Now

Permanent Alimony Ban Bill Approved by Florida Senate

(3 days ago) Permanent Alimony Ban Bill Approved by Florida Senate. Widerman Malek. Apr 23rd, 2013. Civil Law General, Civil Litigation. Ex-spouses who depend upon alimony to live off of may be in jeopardy of losing this extra income. This past Thursday the Florida Senate voted and approved bill SB 718 with a 29-11 vote count, to ban permanent alimony.

Category:  Laws Go Now