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When A Former Business Partner Steals Your Clients

Signing a document. Starting a business partnership. Augusta, GA.

You and your friend Bill started a new company with all the hope in the world. While you trusted your partner and were excited to work together, business sense prevailed: you each signed a “non-compete” form, with various other contracts and documents and got started building your dream. Five years in, the company was doing… Continue Reading

Three Ways to Prepare Your Family for Your Loss

Estate Planning Lawyer Augusta Georgia

The older you get, the more you begin to face your own mortality. You may begin to look into planning end of life decisions for your family, so they won’t have to stress about the details once you’re gone. Whether you have adult children and grandkids or young children still in school, planning your estate… Continue Reading

The Three “Ships” of Estate Planning with Kids

Augusta GA Probate Attorney

New parents realize that the world is fraught with dangers for their baby. A sneeze could mean pneumonia; a distracted driver might cause a fatal accident. The lists go on and on. It’s hard to keep your cool when you see how threatening the world can be. One of the greatest potential dangers to your… Continue Reading

When Home Isn’t A Safe Space

Augusta GA Attorney for Domestic Violence Cases

The days you hear your partner before he walks in the door are better than the days he comes home silent. You know if you can hear him, his anger has an outlet; he might say horrible, ugly things, but you’ll be physically unharmed for the evening. When he comes home silent, his eyes cold,… Continue Reading

Injured in A Car Crash?

Augusta GA Auto Accidents Injury Attorney

What do you remember about your accident?  Probably not much.  After all, you weren’t expecting it, so you weren’t trying to make that particular memory. Still, you know you were sitting at a stoplight, the way you were supposed to be, until a vehicle missed its turn and plowed into you. You don’t remember the… Continue Reading

Legal Assistance for Divorce and Child Custody

Augusta GA Family Law Attorney

For many years, studies have been saying that the divorce rate in the United States is around 50%. Current estimates place the divorce rate is slightly lower- between 42-45%. The rate decreases for people who enter their first marriage after college, at an older age, and without co-habitating prior to marriage.  But when a marriage… Continue Reading

“Good Fences Make Good Neighbors”

Augusta GA Lawyer for Disputes with Neighbors

…Except when they don’t. You put up fencing around your back forty acres using the same boundaries you’ve always used: The Big Oak, the pond, the Old Shed, and the island of pine trees. But when you went back to walk the property, you discovered the wire cut and the fence posts damaged. The next… Continue Reading

Medical Malpractice Could Happen To You!

Augusta GA Family Law Attorney

Medical dramas are fun to watch. From ER to Grey’s Anatomy, even Untold Stories of the ER, there is no doubt that you are hooked! Sure, part of the allure is the personal drama that goes on, but the actual medical cases are intriguing. What really gets your attention is when all the drama gets… Continue Reading

How Do I Deal With Business Defamation?

Augusta GA Lawyer for Businesses

A former employee or a rival business has been starting rumors, ruining your business’ reputation. You’ve been losing customers – and even lucrative business deals – through no fault of your own. What can you do? You may have a business litigation case of defamation. What is Defamation? Defamation generally takes two forms: slander and… Continue Reading

Tips to Get Your Business Partnership Off to a Great Start

Signing a document. Starting a business partnership. Augusta, GA.

Starting a business partnership is a fun way to build your dreams with someone you trust. There’s nothing wrong with getting into business with a friend. But there are some pitfalls and disadvantages to be aware of. For example, you may encounter these common challenges: Casual interaction eroding respectability in business dealings Difficulty determining who… Continue Reading

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