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How to File Your Property Tax Appeal in Atlanta

If you have a company in a big and growing city like Atlanta, you can expect your property tax amounts to fluctuate, and they recently have probably increased dramatically. As an Atlanta business owner, you have the right to challenge the value of your property taxes that your assessors have placed on your commercial property. … Continue reading How to File Your Property Tax Appeal in Atlanta

Landlord Tips for Managing Your Commercial Property

Managing a rental property as a landlord is tough and can result in various legal problems. One of the main managing aspects of being a landlord is preventing these problems from happening or from escalating to even larger issues. Landlords and tenants should be fully aware of the basic duties of managing property, so both … Continue reading Landlord Tips for Managing Your Commercial Property

How Atlanta’s New Zoning Laws Will Affect Housing Development

At the end of January 2018, Atlanta became the first city in Georgia to enact inclusionary zoning laws. The ordinances specifically apply to areas near the Beltline and the new Mercedes-Benz stadium. In summary, the laws demand that developers give a specific portion of units to Atlanta residents who make between 60 and 80 percent … Continue reading How Atlanta’s New Zoning Laws Will Affect Housing Development

How to Prevent Wrongful Foreclosure

Like many legal processes, the process of foreclosure can be drawn out and complicated. A foreclosure is the action of taking possession of a mortgaged property when the mortgagor fails to keep up their mortgage payments. Few people actually decide to go into foreclosure; they can’t make their payments for various reasons, such as unemployment, … Continue reading How to Prevent Wrongful Foreclosure

Upcoming Webinar on Business Disputes and Litigation

Aaron Chausmer of Hecht Walker, P.C. Attorneys at Law is set to speak in an upcoming webinar for the Clear Law Institute. The webinar will premiere on January 31, 2018. The webinar will be titled Fiduciary Duty Litigation in Business Disputes: Identifying Causes of Action, Key Defenses, Remedies and Proof. Aaron Chausmer will be giving … Continue reading Upcoming Webinar on Business Disputes and Litigation

Mediating Business Disputes

If parties to a business dispute want to achieve a resolution through mediation, then the parties have to leave some hostile feelings in the past, work creatively with the mediator to find solutions, and be realistic about the importance of the future business entities involved. There are key principles to remember in any significant business … Continue reading Mediating Business Disputes

Join with the Hecht Walker Family to Make a Difference in the Lives of Our Most Vulnerable Children

Greg and Cheri Hecht and the team at Hecht Walker, P.C. are happy to announce our first Annual Giving Challenge with a Matching Grant of $10,000 to Children’s Rights, Inc. a non-profit organization. Greg, Cheri, and Hecht Walker, P.C. will match every dollar donated to Children’s Rights, Inc. up to $10,000 between now and #GivingTuesday on … Continue reading Join with the Hecht Walker Family to Make a Difference in the Lives of Our Most Vulnerable Children

How To Save Time, Fees And Liability Exposure For General Counsel Working With Outside Counsel In Litigation And Arbitration Matters

Hecht Walker, P.C. works on a daily basis with General Counsel on litigation and arbitration matters and finds certain critical truths to avoiding liability exposure for the GC and his/her company and excessive fees. We have been lead counsel in over 300 Trials in Court/Arbitration Settings and 1000 Court Hearings. Here are our tips in … Continue reading How To Save Time, Fees And Liability Exposure For General Counsel Working With Outside Counsel In Litigation And Arbitration Matters

Property Tax Appeal Deadlines Are Fast Approaching

Higher tax assessments in Georgia have business owners and other property owners alarmed. There has been much confusion as to whether or not these recent tax hikes for property owners will stick.  According to a June 5th article in the Atlanta Journal Constitution (AJC) some Fulton County residents have seen property tax increases this year … Continue reading Property Tax Appeal Deadlines Are Fast Approaching

Operating an LLC in Good Faith

Mr. Chausmer is Senior Counsel with the Firm and is a frequent speaker at CLEs to other business attorneys on matters involving LLCs, disputes related to fiduciary duties, and member-asserted derivative actions. Limited liability companies are a very popular form of incorporation. Many people prefer them for their ease of incorporation and simplicity in governance. … Continue reading Operating an LLC in Good Faith