May 2019 Archives

What should I know when installing a fence?

Maybe you want to install a fence on a Gainesville property to increase privacy or address security concerns. While it's your right as a property owner to do just that, you should take steps to address property disputes and head off arguments with neighbors before they begin. offers advice on how to remain neighborly when installing a fence around your home. 

Should you hire employees or contractors?

You just formed your business in Georgia, and you are ready to hire people to work for you. It is time for you to decide who is best for your company, an employee or an independent contractor. Both have pros and cons, and one may fit your needs now better than the other. However, make sure you classify them correctly or you can face costly legal implications.

PC or LLC: Which is better?

When you start your new Georgia professional practice, the business form you choose will have long-lasting effects on your taxes and how much, if any, personal asset protection you will have if and when someone sues you for malpractice. Most professionals choose to establish a professional corporation, a/k/a a PC, or a limited liability company, a/k/a LLC.

What is a deed lieu of foreclosure agreement?

If you are behind on your mortgage payments, you may wonder if you have any options to improve your financial situation. Defaulting on your mortgage may lead to a foreclosure, forcing you to leave your home and adding negative information to your credit history. While you may be able to avoid foreclosure through mortgage modification or bankruptcy, sometimes those options are not possible. Another thing you may want to consider is a deed in lieu of foreclosure agreement. This option is legal in Georgia, but you must get your lender to approve it.

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