FAQ

GENERAL FAQ

How much will I be charged for a consultation with an attorney at Welter Law Firm?

A 30-minute consultation with Welter Law Firm is free of charge. Please contact Welter Law Firm at 813-321-2338 immediately to schedule your free consultation today.

How much will it cost me to hire an attorney at Welter Law Firm?

Each case is unique and different therefore there is not a set or flat fee for most cases at Welter Law Firm. Please contact Welter Law Firm at 813-321-2338 to set your free consultation to allow an attorney to evaluate your case and quote you the fee for your unique situation.

BUSINESS AND COMMERCIAL LAW FAQ

What types of business or commercial matters can your firm help with?

Our legal team has achieved tremendous success for our clients in a wide variety of business legal matters, including but not limited to litigation, business torts, insurance coverage, general contract disputes,business law, change of ownership or corporate structure, , business dissolution, construction law, construction litigation, commercial landlord tenant litigation,commercial landlord rights & responsibilities, general corporate counsel, employment consulting agreements corporate reorganizations, appeals, business, corporate & partnership disputes, >collections, and contract negotiation and disputes.

How do I know what kind of business to form?

This is a critical question for any business. There are many forms to choose from including sole proprietorships, partnerships, limited liability partnerships (LLPs), joint ventures, limited liability companies (LLCs) and corporations. Each type of entity has a different set of rules regarding taxation, owner liability, distribution of profits, asset protection, documentation and more. At Welter Law Firm, our attorneys are experienced in business formation. We review these possibilities with you and recommend the best entity for your business.

What should I do if my business has been sued?

Immediately call your business law attorneys and let them handle the matter for you. Do not answer any questions about the lawsuit. At Welter Law Firm, we help you investigate the matter, formulate a defense and assess liability. We help you to notify your insurance company about the claim. Finally, our attorneys research the matter and recommend settling or litigating, taking all the facts and circumstances into consideration.

What should I bring to the first meeting with an attorney at the Welter Law Firm?

You should bring all documents and records that will help your attorney to understand the history and goals of your business. Some helpful items include: formation documents, business plan, organizational chart, meeting minutes and records, contracts, vendor list, tax records and current year’s tax return, and financial statements including balance sheets and income statements.

 

 

ESTATE PLANNING FAQ

Who should have a Will?

Every competent person age eighteen and above should have a will in place as well as all other basic estate planning documents. These documents include: Last Will and Testament, Living Will, Health Care Surrogacy Designation, HIPPA Release, and Pre-Need Designation of Guardian.

How often should review my Will?

Our Florida estate planning lawyers recommend that your Will be reviewed every three years, or anytime there is a significant change in your financial, family or health status. This would include the birth of a child, marriage, death of a loved one, and divorce. In fact, all aspects of your estate plan should be periodically reviewed. Changes in Florida laws and federal laws also make it important to touch base with your estate planning lawyer periodically, even if it seems nothing has changed in your own circumstances.

How much does it cost to get a Will?

At Welter Law Firm we provide not only a Last Will and Testament but will prepare a set of five documents to help you organize all of your estate planning matters. This package will include the following: Last Will and Testament, Living Will, Health Care Surrogacy Designation, HIPPA Release, and Pre-Need Designation of Guardian. The full package will cost $500 for an individual or $800 for a married couple. Other common estate planning documents include Living Revocable Trusts and Durable Powers of Attorney that could be drafted at an additional cost that will vary per client.

ILLEGAL TOWING FAQ

I have been towed what do I do next?

When your vehicle is towed there are several provisions of Florida law that must be strictly followed. Contact Welter Law Firm immediately at 813-321-2338 to schedule your free consultation to determine if the towing of your vehicle was illegal.

What will I need to bring to my free consultation regarding a possible illegal towing of my vehicle?

There is a variety of documents and information needed to fully evaluate your case. Most of the information needed will be on the ticket/receipt you receive when you pay to get your car back from the tow company. You will need to bring the tow ticket/receipt as well as any information regarding damage caused to our vehicle during the towing and pictures you may have of the property where the vehicle was towed from and the entrances to those properties.

Should I pay to get my car back from the tow company?

Yes, you should pay to get your car back immediately. The longer you wait to retrieve your vehicle the more it will cost because the tow companies are authorized to charge a daily storage fee until the vehicle is retrieved.