Meeting With A Georgia Real Estate Attorney For The First Time

in Law by Matthew Myers

When you meet with us as your Macon real estate attorney for the first time, it’s important to plan ahead. Depending on the matter you need counsel on, you’ll need to give a personal and business background. We’ll need to really understand what you need so we can help you get the outcome you need. Read More

Georgia Power Shuts Down Coal Plants Imports Wind Power

in Law by Matthew Myers

Georgia Power announced that it will be shutting down 15 coal and oil powered plants, cutting electricity production by over 2,000 megawatts, more than 15% of its total producing power. Company representatives say this decision was made after extensive analysis when the EPA released new, stricter federal environmental regulations targeting power plant emissions. According to Read More

Reasons You Need A Real Estate Attorney

in Law by Matthew Myers

When buying or selling real estate the other side will often have a real estate attorney, but do you need one? Most of us could do with representation – real estate is after all one of the most expensive investments many will make in their lifetimes. From checking over the fine print to knowing that Read More

Supreme Court of Georgia Expands Foreclosure Power

in Law by Matthew Myers

On May 20, 2013, in the case of You et al. v. JP Morgan Chase Bank, N.A., et al., the Supreme Court of Georgia concluded that current Georgia law does not require a party to hold a promissory note as well as the security deed in order to exercise the power of sale in foreclosure. Read More

Georgia EPD Inert Waste Landfills

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GEORGIA ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION DIVISION PROPOSES TO REQUIRE FULL PERMIT FOR INERT WASTE LANDFILLS The Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Environmental Protection Division (EPD) proposed amendments to the Georgia Rules for “Solid Waste Management”, Chapter 391-3-4. Specifically, Rule 391-3-4-.06(3)(c) “Inert Waste Landfill Operations” is proposed to be amended by requiring a registered professional engineer to Read More

Consulting a Georgia Real Estate Attorney For Loan Modification

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Loan modification can help save your credit and your home, but you only want to work with a reputable Georgia real estate attorney like us. It only applies in certain circumstances and you will have to meet certain criteria to qualify; even then a lender has to be receptive to making a deal. What is Read More

When Do I Need My Own Georgia Real Estate Attorney?

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While you might be able to forego a realtor when buying a home, you have to have a real estate attorney to close in the state of Georgia. It’s the law that one be present when you close, and they usually represent the lender. But what about before you close? Are you sure the title Read More

Do You Need a Georgia Real Estate Attorney to Close

in Law by Matthew Myers

Georgia requires, by law, that you have a Georgia real estate attorney to close the deal. You’ll need an expert to do the title work, prepare the deed and of course to make sure that the contracts are working in your best interests. Lenders have protection, shouldn’t you? Here we’re going to go over how Read More

How To Become an Attorney in Georgia

in Law by Matthew Myers

If you want to become an attorney in Georgia, there is no better time than the present. From choosing your undergraduate, passing the LSATs, finding the right law school and taking the Bar Exam you’ll have a long but rewarding road ahead of you. Choose Pre-Law as Your Undergraduate Major It all begins with your Read More

Your Insurance Provider’s Rights and Duties Part 2: Settlement Claims

in Law by Matthew Myers

Your insurance provider has both the right and duty to settle claims brought against you. Though they have broad discretion to investigate and settle claims in an efficient manner, they do not have unbridled discretion to enter or reject any settlement. Insurance providers are required by law to exercise proper care to protect the insured’s Read More