September 2018 Archives

Handling a dispute over a construction contract

Contract disputes take many forms, but some can be especially difficult to work through. For example, disputes over a construction contract can be tough for contractors, homeowners and all parties involved. These disputes may arise for various reasons, whether they involve allegations of nonpayment or disagreements involving payments, delays, costs and many other aspects of construction contracts. Whether you run a construction company and are worried about the future of your business or you have found yourself in a disagreement with a contractor, it is essential to work towards a resolution and have a clear understanding of your options.

Sales and Use Tax law in Georgia

You want to start a business selling your handmade goods. You lease a building, decorate the space and begin producing to sell your product. Before you can legally sell your goods to the public, you want to register your business with the Georgia Tax Center so that you can begin paying sales and use taxes on your product.

The best way to terminate an employee

Firing an employee is always a complicated process for both the employee and the small business owners. Unfortunately, it's a process that almost every entrepreneur faces at one time or another. As the owner, you have to decide the best way to terminate an employee with the possible risk of legal repercussions. 

John A. Roberts, Esq., of Gainesville, Georgia has been certified as a member of Lawyers of Distinction

Lawyers of Distinction is the fastest growing legal honorary organization in the United States, with members from all fifty states. Membership shall not be confirmed to more than 10% of lawyers in any given state. Lawyers of Distinction recognizes over twenty different practice areas. Lawyers of Distinction uses its own independent criteria, including both objective and subjective factors, in determining if an attorney can be recognized as a Lawyer of Distinction in the United States in their respective field.

How can I handle business disputes?

When you enter into a business partnership in Georgia, chances are disputes are going to arise. While in some cases legal action will be necessary (and perhaps even beneficial to you), it’s also important to try to diffuse the situation on your own before you take more drastic measures. Business News Daily offers the following suggestions on different types of disputes arise, which can help you navigate complex disputes.

What can I do about boundary disputes?

Property disputes certainly aren’t uncommon among neighbors. While it may be necessary to file suit at some point, there are steps you can take resolve disputes in a peaceful manner when armed with the right information. HouseLogic.com recommends the following tips to property owners in Georgia faced with disputed boundaries.

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