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Employment Discrimination FAQs

Atlanta Employment Discrimination Lawyer

Employers need to be careful when it comes to acts that could be construed as discrimination. They could face embarrassing and costly lawsuits that may put a damper on their reputation. Here are some commonly asked questions about employment discrimination. Does Discrimination Require Intent? Not necessarily. An employee can file a lawsuit for actions that have a disparate impact…

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Legal Issues in Commercial Development Projects

Atlanta Construction Lawyer

Commercial development projects rarely proceed smoothly from start to finish. Here are some common issues that parties experience and how to deal with them. Change orders One of the most common issues in these contracts is change orders. The builder may be asked to do things that they do not think are part of the contract. They must still…

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Should Your Business Incorporate?

Marietta Business Attorney

There are a number of compelling reasons why you would want to incorporate your business. Once your business grows beyond a certain point, you almost cannot afford not to be incorporated. You may even want to consider incorporating at the very beginning to prepare for your future growth. Why You Should Consider Incorporation Sooner Rather than Later One of…

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When is Business Litigation Appropriate?

Alpharetta Business Litigation Lawyer

Although a lawsuit should be the last thing that any business owner wants, there are times when it is a necessity. Notwithstanding the costs and disruptions, you may have no choice but to file a lawsuit. Common Examples of Business Litigation One common situation that requires litigation is when you have a contract dispute. If you have not been…

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Reasons to Have a Lawyer Review All Contracts

Dunwoody Business Contracts Attorney

Contracts are legal documents, and they have a binding effect on those who sign them. You are relying on someone else to do what is said in the document. If you fail to follow the contract yourself, you can be subject to a lawsuit. Before you sign the contract, you should have an experienced attorney review the entire document….

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What is Due Diligence?

Marietta Business Transactions Attorney

Doing business, whether as an owner, a colleague, or a customer, is a complex operation and requires careful consideration of what may seem like endless options. When a business is making a major decision, and it has shareholders, partners, co-owners, and other parties with an interest in ownership, that business has an obligation to make decisions that are in…

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Common Shareholder Conflicts

Georgia Business Litigation Lawyer

As a shareholder, you are a part owner of a business and entitled to participate in certain business decisions that impact your rights and your ownership in the company. If you are having issues exercising your shareholder rights, the Dunwoody business litigation attorneys from Battleson Law are here to review your concerns and advise you of your options for…

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Commercial Leases: Why a Lawyer is Valuable

Alpharetta Commercial Real Estate Attorney

Commercial real estate is very different from residential real estate in a number of ways, one of which is that commercial tenants have fewer rights and protections than residential tenants. Signing a commercial lease without an understanding of the legal implications can place your business at a disadvantage and potentially be costly. One of the Alpharetta commercial real estate…

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Proving Unlawful Retaliation by Your Employer

Employment Discrimination Attorney

Losing your job in retaliation for exercising your rights as an employee is unlawful, and you could be entitled to legal relief if your employer retaliates against you. One of the experienced Atlanta employment discrimination attorneys from Battleson Law is here to answer any questions you might have and evaluate your rights. You Are Legally Protected to Assert Your…

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Is an NDA Always a Good Idea?

contract attorney

An NDA is a non-disclosure agreement in which the signing parties generally agree not to disclose or reveal certain information they learn to outside parties. This is common in employment, where an employee will sign an NDA and agree not to disclose company secrets or proprietary information. This might include product formulas, client lists, processes, marketing strategies, and more….

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