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Examples of Race Discrimination in Employment

Atlanta Employment Discrimination Attorney

Race discrimination is unfortunately alive and well in many American workplaces, in spite of federal and state laws prohibiting it. Discrimination based on race is illegal whether it involves adverse employment action or inappropriate comments made by other employees. In the event that you have been the victim of race discrimination at work, you may have legal rights under…

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Do You Need to Formally Renew Your Contracts?

business contracts attorney

Contracts are usually for a set duration. Two people promise to each do something for a period of time. Unless the contract specifically covers the situation, you are better off renewing your contract when it expires. Some contracts will have language that deals with extending. Many deals will carry options where one party has the legal right to exercise…

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How to Resolve Shareholder Disputes

Atlanta Business Litigation Lawyer

While there are several ways to resolve shareholder disputes, the best one for your situation is the one that will help you avoid litigation. Shareholder lawsuits are costly, and they are bad for business. Here are some approaches to solving difficulties with shareholders. Mediation The old adage is that it is always better to keep talking until you can…

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What to Do if You Believe You Suffered Discrimination at Work

Atlanta Employment Discrimination Lawyer

Workplace discrimination is debilitating and demoralizing. It is also illegal. If you have been a victim of this at work, you have the legal right to file a lawsuit. Here is what you should do. Don’t Panic Being the target of discriminatory actions is stressful. However, the law protects you. Try to keep calm because how you react and…

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Potential Hiccups in Commercial Real Estate Deals

Atlanta Commercial Real Estate Lawyer

With any deal, there are potential hurdles to overcome before it is closed. Sometimes, if no agreement can be reached, they can derail the deal. This holds true in commercial real estate deals. Here are some possible roadblocks. Environmental Concerns You never quite know what may be under the soil of a property when you are negotiating. Once you…

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What is Due Diligence?

Atlanta Business Transactions Attorney

When you are buying a car, the colloquial phrase for learning more about the vehicle is “kicking the tires.” When you are considering a business deal, you can think of due diligence as kicking the tires and then some. You need to learn as much as you can about the other entity before you commit to the deal. With…

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What Contracts are Unenforceable?

contracts attorney

When you enter into a legal agreement with another party, you expect them to keep up their end of the bargain. However, what happens when they refuse to perform their obligations under the contract, and then they argue that the contract is unenforceable? The reality is that some contracts – or certain provisions within contracts – can be held…

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Will Your Contract Lawsuit Go to Court?

business litigation

When you believe another party has breached a contract or someone else is accusing you of breaching a contract, the dispute can escalate into a lawsuit. Such lawsuits are filed in civil court when the parties cannot negotiate and resolve the matter on their own. When you think of a lawsuit, you might first imagine participating in a trial…

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Can You Reuse a Commercial Lease?

commercial real estate attorney

If you have a commercial property, losing a tenant can be a big blow. It is inconvenient, and you want to find the right replacement tenant and get them in the space as soon as possible to minimize your losses. In this process, it can seem easy to skip a step and simply reuse the commercial lease you had…

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Identifying Religious Discrimination in the Workplace

employment discrimination

The law prohibits employers from treating employees unfairly based on their religious beliefs (or lack thereof). Religious discrimination can take many forms, and some people do not even realize they are a victim of discrimination until the matter escalates. If you believe that you suffered this type of discrimination, do not wait to allow an Atlanta employment discrimination attorney…

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