16
Feb

Licensed Florida Landscape Architecture

On Florida’s Department of Business and Professional website, they describe Landscape Architecture as including consultation, planning, design, and preparation of drawings, specifications, contract documents and reports, responsible construction supervision, or landscape management in connection with the planning and development of land and incidental water areas, where the dominant purpose is the preservation, conservation, enhancement, or […]

11
Feb

Florida Interior Designers

This information was obtained from the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation’s website. An Interior Designer is someone who designs, or provides consultation, drawings, specifications and administration of design construction contracts relating to nonstructural interior elements of a commercial building or structure.  Interior design includes reflected ceiling plans (a scale diagram of a room […]

9
Feb

What Requires Licensing for Contractors in the State of Florida?

This information was found on Florida’s Department of Business and Professional Regulation’s website. A Contractor is someone who demolishes, subtracts from, builds or improves any building or structure for compensation.  Examples of compensation are cash, goods, services, etc.  Essentially, if you pay someone to construct a building or a structure, make structural alterations to load […]

8
Feb

SUMMARY OF UNLICENSED PRACTICE OF LAW CASES IN THE STATE OF FLORIDA

In order to determine whether an activity constitutes the unlicensed practice of law, a two part analysis must be made.  First, it must be determined whether the activity is the practice of law.  The second question is whether the practice is authorized.  If an activity is the practice of law but the activity is authorized, […]

5
Feb

Fraud Law in Florida May Curtail Some Medical Careers

TALLAHASSEE – A Florida state law designed mainly to crack down on Medicaid fraud is having unexpected consequences by keeping some health care professionals from getting or keeping their licenses at a time when the state is suffering a shortage. This little-noticed provision in the 160-page measure is preventing doctors, nurses, pharmacists and lab technicians from working […]