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Category: Business Litigaton

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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Employers Try to Disguise Age Discrimination

Atlanta Age Discrimination Attorney

Employers will never tell you explicitly that they are taking some type of adverse action against you or denying you a promotion because of your age. If they did, they would be setting themselves up for an automatic lawsuit and significant legal liability. You will need to prove discrimination by getting to the bottom of the facts in the…

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Overview of the Business Lawsuit Process

Dunwoody Business Litigation Attorney

If your business finds itself in litigation, it will undoubtedly be a difficult time. Business lawsuits can take years to resolve and require your time and investment. Here is what you can expect in a business lawsuit. The process begins when you or the other party drafts a complaint, files it with the court, and serves it on the…

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When is Arbitration Required for a Business Dispute?

Dunwoody Business Litigation Attorney

The default in any business litigation case is that it will end up in court if one party decides to sue. However, many contractual agreements will have a clause to specify a choice of forum. The parties to a contract may agree that any dispute could be brought in only a certain court (usually located where the more powerful…

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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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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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Can an Owner Dispute the Shutdown of a Business?

Atlanta Business Litigation Attorney

Running a business is both an exciting and also potentially costly endeavor. Whatever type of business you run, it can be very difficult to turn a profit when your doors are not open as a result of mandatory shutdowns. Disputing a shutdown or appealing the decision of the agency that required it can be a way to get your…

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Overview of the Arbitration Process

Atlanta Business Litigation Attorney

Arbitration is a contract-based form of alternative dispute resolution that allows parties to avoid costly and time-consuming litigation. Typically, arbitration occurs as a result of an arbitration clause that requires the parties to engage in arbitration rather than going to court. Importantly, unlike mediation, arbitration can be binding, meaning the parties to the dispute must abide by the arbitrator’s…

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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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