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Protect Your Business During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Employment Law Augusta GA

The country, and most of the world, is in the grip of the ever-changing COVID-19 pandemic. While we are all focused on personal health and safety, business owners have the added burden of protecting their businesses in this uncertain time. It is important to concentrate on implementing safety procedures in your business, while understanding all…

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When Does Shoplifting Become a Felony?

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Shoplifting can include hiding merchandise in your purse or your clothes, hiding merchandise inside of other merchandise or even just swapping the tags with a cheaper item. Shoplifting can become a serious criminal matter when it becomes a felony. Shoplifting felonies can result in up to 10 years in prison depending on the gravity of…

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Are Creditor Calls Crippling Your Ability to Repay Debt?

Bankruptcy Attorneys Augusta GA

It is clear that creditor calls are intended to compel debtors to repay what they owe when regular payments have stopped. That said, there is an argument to be made that some creditors put debtors in a position where repaying the debt seems like an impossible challenge. When you owe money to one or more…

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Why Landlords Working with Tenants Makes Sense

Real Estate Attorney Augusta GA

Whether you are a landlord or a tenant, it is important to understand the relationship between the two. This is especially true when it comes to legal matters. In the vast majority of cases, both parties have entered into a legal agreement. All things being well, that agreement will offer equal legal protections. Anything less…

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Avoid Bankruptcy by Shopping Wisely this Holiday Season

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Americans are far too prone to spend more than we should. This is true for a variety of reasons, but it becomes evident particularly during the holiday season. More than a few Georgia families have spent themselves into bankruptcy through December. That is a gift that no one wants come January. You can take some…

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Why Do Individuals Accused of a Crime Have Rights?

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A person who is facing criminal charges in the United States still has rights. If you have been accused of committing a crime, that means you are entitled to mount a defense. The problem for most defendants is that they do not have extensive knowledge of the criminal justice system. Even if you have been…

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Understanding Breach of Contracts

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According to FindLaw, a business contract establishes certain obligations that are fulfilled by the parties who agreed. A contract exists when there is an offer and an acceptance of that offer. The contract should clearly state what each party is going to do and the time frame they will do it. A “breach” of contract…

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Eminent Domain

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As defined by, eminent domain is the power of the federal or state government to take private property for a public purpose, even if the property owner objects. The “Takings Clause” under the Fifth Amendment of the Constitution allows the government to take private property if the taking is for public use and the…

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Paternity Rights

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Having a baby is an exciting time for parents but having a baby when the parents are unwed can become difficult especially for the biological father. A child born to unmarried parents does not mean that the biological father is considered the legal father. The father must establish a legal relationship with the child before…

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Workers’ Compensation

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When an employee is injured at work or on the job, workers’ compensation may provide them with benefits, rehabilitation or even supplemental income if deemed appropriate. Ultimately, these benefits are purposed to help a worker return to their job. Yet, there are many questions surrounding workers’ compensation, beginning with when to file a claim and how…

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