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Hecht Walker, P.C. Helps Win Lawsuit Over Clayton County and Unpaid Wages for Police

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Posted on June 21, 2018

Attorney Greg Hecht from Hecht Walker, P.C. assisted Clayton County law enforcement to win a $1.5 million settlement. Georgia County law enforcement settled the lawsuit that was targeted at their police officers and sheriff’s deputies, who claimed they were suffering from unpaid wages. Clayton County will pay the $1.5 million to about 345 current and … Continue reading Hecht Walker, P.C. Helps Win Lawsuit Over Clayton County and Unpaid Wages for Police

What Are Some Different Types of Dispute Resolution for My Business?

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Posted on June 7, 2018

A business may face some sort of legal dispute during its operation. These kinds of disputes might catch business owners off guard, and they might realize they need some legal assistance to solve these complicated problems. Fortunately, there are a few dispute resolution options for businesses to choose from, and whatever they choose will depend … Continue reading What Are Some Different Types of Dispute Resolution for My Business?

Why Have Property Tax Assessments Dramatically Increased for Fulton County?

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Posted on June 4, 2018

Fulton County commercial property owners in Atlanta are afraid that their new assessments are going to skyrocket. New tax assessments for Fulton County are expected to increase by 20% to 35% on certain properties if not more.  The city’s development pattern and certain 2017 local government actions have resulted in assessors believing that values are … Continue reading Why Have Property Tax Assessments Dramatically Increased for Fulton County?

How Can I Lower My Commercial Property Taxes?

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Posted on May 21, 2018

There are many difficult struggles involved in owning a business, and one of these is the problem of constantly making sure your business is staying profitable. If your company is in a state with a high property tax, it’s helpful to know how you can reduce your property tax burden. The last thing any business … Continue reading How Can I Lower My Commercial Property Taxes?

How Are Commercial Property Taxes Assessed?

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Posted on May 7, 2018

Depending on your location and other important factors, your property taxes will represent an important part of your overall tax payments. Property tax revenue is extremely important for a city like Atlanta’s resources and services, such as public utilities, roads, and law enforcement protection. Since property taxes are important for your city’s growth and maintenance, … Continue reading How Are Commercial Property Taxes Assessed?

Hecht Walker, P.C. Welcomes Brad Baldwin, Of Counsel

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Posted on April 21, 2018

Brad Baldwin has 27 years of experience in lending transactions, corporate reorganization, financial workouts, loan restructurings, creditor’s rights, bankruptcy, and commercial litigation.   One key to Brad’s expertise comes from understanding both sides of the table and his experience representing both borrowers and lenders in loan transactions and workout situations. Brad frequently represents banks and financial … Continue reading Hecht Walker, P.C. Welcomes Brad Baldwin, Of Counsel

How to File Your Property Tax Appeal in Atlanta

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Posted on April 7, 2018

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

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Posted on March 21, 2018

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

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Posted on March 7, 2018

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

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Posted on February 23, 2018

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