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How to resolve homeowners’ association disputes in Florida

If you live in a planned community in Florida, you are likely a member of a homeowners association (HOA). These organizations are responsible for maintaining the community’s common areas and enforcing the rules outlined in the governing documents. While HOAs can provide many benefits to residents, they can also be a source of conflict. If … Continue reading How to resolve homeowners’ association disputes in Florida

Business Mediation: The Best Solution for Small Businesses to Avoid Costly Litigation

Small businesses are the backbone of the American economy. According to statistics, small businesses account for more than half of all private sector jobs in the United States. They also contribute more than $2 trillion annually to the economy. So it’s no surprise that small businesses are always looking for new and innovative ways to … Continue reading Business Mediation: The Best Solution for Small Businesses to Avoid Costly Litigation

Cultural Diversity: How Cultures within Cultures May Interpret Time Differently

Cultural Diversity: How Cultures within Cultures May Interpret Time Differently By Dr. Isis C. Clemente, M.A + J.D As I’ve mentioned before, I immigrated to New York at the age of 9. Having grown into an adult in a New York Culture sayings such as: Group A • “ Don’t Leave for Tomorrow What You … Continue reading Cultural Diversity: How Cultures within Cultures May Interpret Time Differently

CULTURAL DIVERSITY: Deciphering How to Deal with It

Isis Clemente, MA, JD, is the founder and president of Orientation and Mediation Services, Inc., which offers mediation, arbitration, coaching and group training and helps clients see their options. She may be reached at ic@orientationandmediation.com and (954) 683 3800. CULTURAL DIVERSITY: Deciphering How to Deal with It By Isis Clemente ( known to her students … Continue reading CULTURAL DIVERSITY: Deciphering How to Deal with It

The times they are changin!

Dr. Deri Ronis has been providing innovative seminars and workshops for over three decades to schools, corporations, government agencies and religious organizations. She earned a Doctorate in International Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution, pioneering numerous programs which include mediation, meditation, anger management and stress reduction. Through her talks, CD’s and books, Dr. Deri has afforded … Continue reading The times they are changin!

FLORIDA’S JUDICIAL CIRCUIT

Judicial Circuit COUNTIES IN THE JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
1 Escambia, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa and Walton
2 Franklin, Gadsden, Jefferson, Leon, Liberty, and Wakulla
3 Columbia, Dixie, Hamilton, Lafayette, Madison, Suwannee and Taylor
4 Clay, Duval and Nassau
5 Citrus, Hernando, Lake, Marion and Sumter
6 Pasco and Pinellas
7 Flagler, Putnam, St. Johns and Volusia
8 Alachua, Baker, Bradford, Gilchrist, Levy, and Union
9 Orange and Osceola
10 Hardee, Highlands, and Polk
11 Dade
12 DeSoto, Manatee, and Sarasota
13 Hillsborough
14 Bay, Calhoun, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson and Washington
15 Palm Beach
16 Monroe
17 Broward
18 Brevard and Seminole
19 Indian River, Martin, Okeechobee and St. Lucie
20 Charlotte, Collier, Glades, Hendry and Lee