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Legal Issues Regarding Commercial Development Projects

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Many of the challenges of a commercial development project relate to the legal status. There are numerous stakeholders with which you need to agree in order to bring the project to fruition. Here are some of the legal issues that you may face in the commercial development project. Zoning Nearby residents or other stakeholders may object to the construction…

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Risks of a Sole Proprietorship

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In a sole proprietorship, you are the business, and the business is you. The main drawback of this arrangement is that you could end up personally liable when something goes wrong with the business. Companies benefit from a corporate veil. If you have a limited liability corporation, the extent of your liability is the business assets. If you have…

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Requirements for a Valid Contract

valid contract

When you enter into an agreement and sign a contract, you would expect that it would be enforceable in court in the event of a dispute. Not every contract ends up being enforceable. If it does not meet legal requirements, you may not have the protections that you expected. The first legal requirement for a contract is that each…

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Alternative Dispute Resolution for Business Conflicts

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Business litigation can be very costly and disruptive. Although it is sometimes necessary to go to trial, it would usually be the last thing that you want or need to do. Thankfully, there are ways to still get a resolution of your case and avoid an expensive trial process. You often benefit the most when you are able to…

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Keeping Records of Employment Discrimination

employment discrimination

An employer will never admit that they illegally discriminated against you because it opens them up to liability. It is up to you to come up with the evidence necessary to show that they acted illegally. In some cases, you may be able to back up your allegations with circumstantial evidence that shows discriminatory intent. To the extent that…

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How to Resolve a Business Dispute? Look at the Contract

Atlanta Business Dispute Attorney

There is a reason why parties to a contract have a written agreement between them to govern their legal relationship. If you find yourself in a contract dispute, the first place you should go is to the contract itself. You can rest assured that if you are case goes to court, that is exactly what the judge will do….

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What is Constructive Discharge?

Atlanta Employment Discrimination Attorney

An employer does not necessarily need to fire an employee in order to be liable in a lawsuit. In some cases, the employee may feel the need to resign because of a hostile work environment created by the employer. Here, the resignation is not entirely voluntary. In many senses, the employee was pushed to leave their job by the…

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Have a Lawyer Draft Your Commercial Lease

Atlanta Commercial Lease Attorney

Commercial leases can be very complex in nature. These are not the same as residential leases because of numerous additional legal considerations that apply. A commercial lease is an agreement between two parties who are deemed to be sophisticated. As a commercial lessor, you may not get the same treatment from the court as you would in another type…

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Should You Incorporate Your Business?

incorporation

There are several major differences between sole proprietorships and corporations that should make you consider incorporating your own business. You should incorporate your business at the first possible opportunity. An experienced attorney will review your business situation and advise you on whether you should incorporate and what corporate form you should choose. Then, they will assist you with the…

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Can You Resolve a Contract Dispute Out of Court?

Atlanta Contract Litigation Attorney

Not only can you resolve a contract dispute out of court, but this is also what you should do when you have a disagreement with the counterparty. Contract litigation can be expensive and distracting, and it should only happen as a last resort when you cannot otherwise resolve a disagreement. When you have a contract dispute, you should make…

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