• Do’s & Don’ts of Resolving Your Business Dispute

      When it comes to your business, we at Busch, Reed, Jones & Leeper, P.C. know just how much blood, sweat, and tears go into keeping it thriving and successful. Unfortunately, due to the inevitability ...

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    • Commercial Litigation Versus Arbitration

      Commercial litigation handles all kinds of disputes. Whether your case involves a breach of contract, business tort, or partnership/joint venture dispute, there are 2 main options for reaching a ...

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    • What Is the Means Test in Bankruptcy?

      Chapter 7 bankruptcy is also known as “debt forgiveness,” and it’s the main form of bankruptcy that most people think of when they hear the term. However, not everyone qualifies for this form of ...

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    • Getting a Mortgage After Bankruptcy

      Can I Get a Mortgage After My Bankruptcy Is Finalized? Yes. Contrary to popular belief, bankruptcy doesn’t prevent you from financing necessary assets like a house or car. Bankruptcy may negatively ...

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    • Can I Get a Mortgage Modification During Bankruptcy?

      You may be eligible for the federal government’s Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP) if you are actively undergoing bankruptcy. However, your options depend on whether you are filing under ...

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    • Steps to Legally Dissolve a Business

      Dissolving a business is often a stressful and complex process. However, it is important to legally and correctly dissolve a business in a timely manner. If you fail to properly dissolve your ...

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    • Should I Form a Corporation, LLC, or Other Business Entity?

      Establishing and operating a business enterprise is the basis for the American dream. Determining whether to run your business as an S corporation, C corporation, limited liability companies (LLC), or ...

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    • Do I Need an Attorney to Help Form My Business?

      When people think of starting their own business, they usually imagine going through the process with little to no help. But did you know that hiring an attorney to help start your business can save ...

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    • Do’s & Don’ts of Resolving Your Business Dispute

      When it comes to your business, we at Busch, Reed, Jones & Leeper, P.C. know just how much blood, sweat, and tears go into keeping it thriving and successful. Unfortunately, due to the inevitability ...

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    • How Can I Protect My Small Business Against Class Action Lawsuits?

      If you are a small business owner, you would be wise to begin thinking about how to avoid consumer lawsuits before they happen. It can become very time-consuming and costly to engage in the protracted ...

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    • What to Do When Someone Sues Your Business

      Whether a full-blown class action or a complaint from a single consumer, lawsuits typically come as a shock to small business owners and do serious damage. Regardless of whether or not you believe ...

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    • Who Is Responsible for a Rear-End Car Accident?

      Rear-end car accidents are often brushed off as “taps” or even “fender benders,” but the truth is that this type of auto accident affects thousands of Americans every year. In fact, the Washington ...

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    • Why Truck Accidents Are More Complicated Than Car Accidents

      Being injured in any type of accident is traumatic and painful, but the aftermath of a truck accident is generally far more complex than any car accident. To ensure you receive the compensation you ...

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    • What Not to Say to an Insurance Adjuster

      If you were injured in an accident , it will not be long before you hear from the at-fault party’s insurance company. Oftentimes, the adjuster sounds helpful and kind, but make no mistake that your ...

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    • Do’s & Don’ts of Resolving Your Business Dispute

      When it comes to your business, we at Busch, Reed, Jones & Leeper, P.C. know just how much blood, sweat, and tears go into keeping it thriving and successful. Unfortunately, due to the inevitability ...

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    • Goodbye to that Doggie in the Window: Atlanta's Retail Pet Ban

      Out of concern for animal welfare, the Atlanta City Council passed a law that prohibits retail pet stores from selling dogs and cats to customers. According to officials, the law is meant to deter ...

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    • Running a Construction Business: Why Written Communication Is Essential

      Construction Litigation Lawyers in Marietta Our construction litigation attorneys at Busch, Reed, Jones & Leeper, P.C. have served business people in Georgia for a combined total of more than 125 ...

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    • Running a Construction Business: Why Written Communication Is Essential

      Construction Litigation Lawyers in Marietta Our construction litigation attorneys at Busch, Reed, Jones & Leeper, P.C. have served business people in Georgia for a combined total of more than 125 ...

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    • Do I Need an Attorney to Form a Commercial Contract?

      Why Legal Validity Is Essential to Construction Contracts Contracts play a central role in the construction industry. A legitimate, correctly-formulated contract can provide clarity when business ...

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    • Tips for Filing a Claim on Breaches of Construction Contracts

      The construction world is heavily dependent on contracts in order to ensure contractors are legally protected in the event of a potential loss. These contracts serve as agreements between the parties ...

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    • Should I Represent Myself in Criminal Court?

      There are many reasons people who have been charged with a crime choose to represent themselves in a criminal case. Some cannot afford to retain the services of a qualified criminal defense lawyer ...

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    • Objection! Common TV & Movie Courtroom Tropes that Lack Foundation in Reality.

      The practice of law has its exciting moments. But many lawyers will probably tell you that being thorough and methodical is more important for success in our business. Certainly, film and television ...

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    • Voir Dire: How the Jury Selection Process Works

      The right of a criminal defendant to be tried before a jury of their peers is a foundational principal of the United States justice system. This right is enshrined in the 6 th Amendment of the U.S. ...

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    • Why Do I Need a Last Will and Testament?

      While most people understand the basic concept of a will, it seems that not everyone is willing to put one together. A recent survey by Merrill Lynch and Age Wave found that only 18% of Americans age ...

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    • 10 Common Estate Planning Mistakes

      It’s human nature to avoid thinking about your post-mortem plans: After all, it can be uncomfortable for most people to even imagine their life coming to an end. However, it’s crucial that you have an ...

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    • Post-Death Taxes in the State of Georgia

      Estate planning and the creation of a will involves outlining the allocation of assets following death. An important component of estate planning is something many people don’t even think about until ...

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  • FAQ
    • Should I Represent Myself in Criminal Court?

      There are many reasons people who have been charged with a crime choose to represent themselves in a criminal case. Some cannot afford to retain the services of a qualified criminal defense lawyer ...

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    • What Questions Should I Ask My Personal Injury Attorney?

      No one plans to suffer a serious injury , much less at the hands of another’s negligence. When this happens, it is essential you immediately enlist in the counsel of a trusted Marietta personal injury ...

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    • Insurance Bad Faith: Breaching the Duty to Defend

      The Insurance Company’s Duty to Defend Unlike insurance Third-party liability coverage kicks in when someone sues you for money. The maximum dollar amount the insurance company is responsible for ...

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    • Goodbye to that Doggie in the Window: Atlanta's Retail Pet Ban

      Out of concern for animal welfare, the Atlanta City Council passed a law that prohibits retail pet stores from selling dogs and cats to customers. According to officials, the law is meant to deter ...

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    • Qualifying for Medical Marijuana in Georgia

      Marijuana laws are ever-changing and vary by state and municipality. This can be very confusing for residents seeking to use marijuana for medical purposes. If you have questions regarding the current ...

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    • Trump Administration Signs Executive Order to Increase Apprenticeships

      The Trump Administration propped up an executive order, which Trump signed last month, to increase the number and efficiency of federal apprenticeship programs across numerous industries. The order ...

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    • Officer & Director Liability in Commercial Litigation

      Officers and directors are the decision makers of the corporations they work for. In general, the decisions they make do not render them liable to civil lawsuits or personal liability. This is the ...

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    • What Not to Say to an Insurance Adjuster

      If you were injured in an accident , it will not be long before you hear from the at-fault party’s insurance company. Oftentimes, the adjuster sounds helpful and kind, but make no mistake that your ...

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    • The Importance of Seeing a Doctor After a Car Accident

      Accidents occur out of the blue and, given the rush of adrenaline you might feel as a result of this unexpected occurrence, the effects of your injuries might not be immediately apparent. In fact, ...

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    • What is the Statute of Limitations for a Personal Injury Claim in Georgia

      When you sustain injuries in an accident that was caused by the negligence of another party, you have a right to pursue compensation for your suffering. That said, you only have a certain amount of ...

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    • What Is Hearsay Evidence?

      In general, the dictionary defines “hearsay” as “information received from other people that one cannot adequately substantiate; rumor.” However, hearsay has a more specific definition in the practice ...

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    • Objection! Common TV & Movie Courtroom Tropes that Lack Foundation in Reality.

      The practice of law has its exciting moments. But many lawyers will probably tell you that being thorough and methodical is more important for success in our business. Certainly, film and television ...

      Read More
    • Voir Dire: How the Jury Selection Process Works

      The right of a criminal defendant to be tried before a jury of their peers is a foundational principal of the United States justice system. This right is enshrined in the 6 th Amendment of the U.S. ...

      Read More
    • What Are My Rights in a UCC Dispute?

      The Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) is a collection of regulations that govern business transactions and contract issues. It has been adopted by all 50 states, and relates to transactions involving ...

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    • Mistakes to Avoid When Drafting a Will

      No one wants to think about the possibility of leaving their loved ones behind, despite how vital it is for every adult to plan for this harsh reality. However, it is one of the most important things ...

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