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What is a Force Majeure Clause?

Force Majeure Clause

One way to think of a force majeure clause is as language in the contract that covers “stuff happens.” Sometimes, when you sign a contract, things beyond your control keep you from performing what you promised. You have every intention to perform according to the deal, but you simply cannot. This Clause Covers You During Disasters and Crisis These…

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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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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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Are Verbal Contracts Enforceable?

Atlanta contracts attorney

When you think of a contract, you likely think of a long, multi-page document that contains a significant amount of arcane legal wording. While it’s certainly true that many contracts are written, the reality is that a verbal agreement is just as enforceable under certain circumstances. Verbal Contracts and the Statute of Frauds So when are verbal contracts enforceable?…

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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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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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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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Pros and Cons of Arbitration

business litigation lawyer

We are often asked about whether arbitration makes sense, especially when a client is presented with a contract that requires arbitration of disputes. Here are the benefits and drawbacks of arbitration. Pros Arbitration is a quicker and less expensive way of resolving your conflict. You do not have to go to the lengths of a full trial to get…

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