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Race Discrimination at Work

race discrimination

Federal and state laws prohibit any kind of disparate treatment based on race in the workplace. This type of discrimination touches every aspect of the employment experience from hiring, workplace treatment, and termination. If you have been subjected to racial discrimination in the workplace, you may be able to receive financial compensation in a lawsuit. An employer may not…

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What Is Due Diligence?

Due Diligence

Whenever your company is doing a deal involving buying a company or part of it, you need to know exactly what you are getting. The last thing that you want is to spend a large amount of money on a purchase, only to find out that you will not get the full benefit of the bargain because things with…

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Negotiating Business Dispute Resolutions Out of Court

Atlanta Business Disputes Attorney

Business litigation can be draining both emotionally and financially. These lawsuits can take your focus away from your business and put your company at risk. Businesses are almost always better off when they are able to resolve disputes without the need for a trial. If you are involved in a business dispute, your first step should be to hire…

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Shareholder Agreements

Shareholder Agreements

Shareholders in a company have the legal right to be treated fairly. The rights and obligations of shareholders are set forth in a shareholder agreement. If this agreement is breached, shareholders may be able to sue the company for damages. There are many things that companies could theoretically do to dilute and harm the value of their shareholders’ investments….

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Zoning Issues with Commercial Real Estate

Zoning Issues

Not every property can be used for every purpose that you want. Georgia law allows municipalities and local governments to regulate the property within their borders to set what can and cannot be done. Before you buy a property, you need to know the permissible uses. Otherwise, you may need to apply for a variance that you may or…

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Federal Laws Affecting ATM Businesses

Even if you are not a bank yourself, there are federal laws that you need to know about when you own and operate an ATM. There are different laws that apply, depending on whether the ATM is owned and operated by an individual or a bank. Many of the stringent security measures requiring video cameras are not necessary when…

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Common Reasons for Wrongful Termination

Atlanta Wrongful Termination Attorney

When employers wrongfully terminate you, they can be held liable to you for damages in a lawsuit. Here are some of the reasons why employers can be held responsible for wrongful termination. Violation of an Employment Contract Many employers will ask new employees to sign contracts. While the contract imposes some obligations on the employee, the employer also has…

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Partnership Agreements for COAM Businesses

Coin-operated amusement machines are a highly-regulated business in Georgia. When two people decide to go into business together as partners, they need a detailed agreement to protect themselves. Like any partnership agreement, this contract must provide specific rights and obligations for each of the parties. One of the most important aspects of a partnership agreement is the dispute resolution…

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Contracts for COAM Placements

Atlanta ATM/COAM Business Lawyer

In Georgia, Coin Operated Amusement Machines (COAMs) are part of a regulated industry that requires a license from the State of Georgia. The owner of the machine may also need a contract to place their COAM in an establishment. It is always better to have all terms between the owner of the machine (the COAMs can be found in…

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Should You Form an LLC for Your ATM Business?

Georgia ATM/COAM Business Lawyer

ATMs can be challenging businesses that have a number of liability issues involved. Like any business, you are always better off when you are protected personally. You obtain the maximum amount of protection when you form an LLC.   No matter the type of business, you should form an LLC if there is any sort of risk to you….

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