§ 685.101 Choice of law
§ 685.102 Jurisdiction

Terms Used In Florida Statutes > Chapter 685 - Contract Enforcement: Choice of Law

  • Carrier: means a person that issues a bill of lading. See Florida Statutes 677.102
  • Consignor: means a person named in a bill of lading as the person from which the goods have been received for shipment. See Florida Statutes 677.102
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Goods: means all things that are treated as movable for the purposes of a contract of storage or transportation. See Florida Statutes 677.102
  • Intangible property: Property that has no intrinsic value, but is merely the evidence of value such as stock certificates, bonds, and promissory notes.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • person: includes individuals, children, firms, associations, joint adventures, partnerships, estates, trusts, business trusts, syndicates, fiduciaries, corporations, and all other groups or combinations. See Florida Statutes 1.01
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.