Peter J. Mackey

Round Two: General Contractor Attains Legal Knock-Out of Wealthy Beachfront Owner

After three years of litigation, Mackey Law Group has attained a victory in the Florida Appeals Court for an Anna Maria general contractor! As referenced in our January 2019 blog, a wealthy beachfront owner refused to pay a general contractor for the last draw on a remodeling contract. The beachfront owner then lawyered-up and embarked

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MACKEY LAW GROUP Remains Open for Business

We remain open for business during normal operating hours at this time.   Only our attorneys and staff have been in our building and on the job for several weeks now – with our lobby doors locked and safe practices in place.  We continue to work diligently for our existing clients and are still accepting new

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Need Rent Relief Because of COVID-19?

Due to Governor DeSantis ordering that non-essential businesses in Florida be closed during the current COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, small business owners have been forced to shut their doors. The resulting loss of income has left many unable to pay their commercial rent.  Some ruthless landlords are moving forward with evicting these small businesses. However, being

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MLG Lawyers procure $100,000 for Motorcycle Injuries

MLG lawyers Jorge Martinez and Kyle Stalnaker recently procured $100,000 for clients who were cut-off the road by an automobile driver. In addition, MLG lawyers assisted our clients in obtaining additional money for the damaged motorcycle. In December 2019, MLG’s clients were coming back from an early dinner in Lakewood Ranch on their motorcycle. Our

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Is Someone Filing Bankruptcy To Avoid Paying You?

Bankruptcy is a process that a lot of people use, sometimes deceivingly, to avoid paying what they owe.  Perhaps you are attempting to obtain a judgment or you already obtained a judgment against someone (or a corporation), and you’ve spent money on attorneys’ fees and court costs to get to that point.  The whole reason

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Don’t Miss The Homestead Filing Deadline!

The deadline for filing for the Florida Homestead Tax Exemption is March 1, 2020.  If you purchased a new primary residence in 2019, don’t assume the closing agent or the bank will file your Homestead Exemption application form.  You are responsible for doing it if you want the exemption! If you don’t know what the

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Fire & Stone Preparing to Reopen

By Joe Hendricks | Sun January 14, 2020 CORTEZ – The owners of the Fire & Stone pizzeria on Cortez Road hope to reopen their restaurant as early as this week. When reopened, the renovated Fire & Stone restaurant will feature the same menu that has long-included its signature all-you-can-eat pizza buffet, but there will

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Is Someone Using Their Corporation to Hide Behind and Not Pay You?

In 2015 a local businessman entered our office and inquired as to collecting on a corporate debt. His company had provided the stage and sound system for a Manatee County outdoor concert event and now the corporation that put-on the concert and its three officers/shareholders (one of whom is a local lawyer) were not paying.

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