Alexandra Sierra-De Varona Selected by Super Lawyers as a Rising Star

Alexandra Sierra-De Varona named as a 2013 Rising Star by Super Lawyers

De Varona Law is proud to announce that Alexandra Sierra-De Varona has been named as a Rising Star for Commercial Litigation by Super Lawyers.  In order to be named as a Rising Star, Super Lawyers accepts peer nominations and evaluations. These nominations are combined with third party research. Continue reading

What You Need to Know About Florida Small Claims Court

Small Claims CourtThere are several important things that you should know about Florida  small claims court.   First, in order to qualify as a small claim, the money sought needs to be $5,000 or less.  Second, the claim needs to be filed  in the County where the incident/transaction occurred, or where the Defendant resides. Small Claims Court can provide a quick way to resolve a dispute. Continue reading

What Do You Need to Do if You Have Been Sued?

If you have been sued in Florida, there are several things you must do to defend yourself. Carefully review the lawsuit that has been filed against you.  The lawsuit contains allegations.  Determine whether these allegations are true.  You should also determine whether you have insurance coverage that may pay for your defense or the damages related to the lawsuit.  If so, contact your insurance company as soon as possible. Continue reading