By law, six people can live in a three-bedroom house in Florida. This number can be more or less depending on the actual living space.
In 1996, the U.S. Congress approved a two-person-per-bedroom law as a housing occupancy standard, but this law is flexible. The number of people who can occupy a bedroom depends on the property's actual layout and living space size. More people are allowed for a large living space and less people for a small living space. The number of people refers to adults and not young children. The Fair Housing Act makes it clear that there should not be any discrimination against families with children.Learn More
A contract is null and void when it can no longer be legally enforced. If one party to the contract gives an indication that it is unable to hold up its end, the other party may claim an anticipatory breach of contract. If the agreement is unconscionable or grossly unfair to one party, or one party commits fraud, the contract may be void.Full Answer >
Since the introduction of Florida Statute 768.0755 in 2010, slip-and-fall laws favor business owners, requiring plaintiffs to prove that the establishment should have been aware of the spill, states Alan C. Nash with the Marshall Dennehey firm. Without circumstantial evidence to support the claim, victims find it hard to win.Full Answer >
Renters have the right to be served with a legal notice of an eviction, and landlords cannot move renters and their property out without the assistance of a law enforcement officer, says Nolo. Evictions must be preceded by a termination of tenancy.Full Answer >
State or federal government bring criminal actions against parties that are accused of violating the law and civil actions are non-criminal acts brought against those accused of violating private rights. Examples of criminal law include murder, kidnapping, embezzlement or theft. Civil law examples include breach of contract, compensation-related cases and fraud.Full Answer >