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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

Considerations Before Terminating A Commercial Lease

When circumstances change unexpectedly, commercial landlords and commercial tenants may seek to terminate leases prematurely for a variety of reasons, often financial. However, if a landlord or tenant does not act with sound legal advice, he/she may risk significant legal liabilities. Legal issues that can arise in relation to terminating a lease include claims of … Continue reading Considerations Before Terminating A Commercial Lease

Facing a Business Divorce – Are You Prepared?

The vast majority of businesses are not publicly traded entities.  They are small businesses made up a limited number of “owners.”  And unfortunately, many such ventures end in a “divorce.”  But what happens when this happens? Below, our business lawyers explain this situation. What Goes Into Resolving a Business Divorce? There are three critical things … Continue reading Facing a Business Divorce – Are You Prepared?

Do I Need An Attorney For My Small Business In Atlanta?

Every small business needs to work with both an accountant and an attorney. While the necessity of an accountant is obvious, the reasons for hiring a small business attorney may not always be so clear. A lot of small businesses operate on virtually a shoestring budget for the first several years, and sometimes, the entrepreneurs … Continue reading Do I Need An Attorney For My Small Business In Atlanta?

What is The Uniform Voidable Transactions Act and How Can It Help Your Fraudulent Conveyance Case?

When we speak of someone “owning” money or property, we usually presume that ownership is an all-or-nothing proposition. A wallet or a toothbrush, for example, is either yours or it isn’t. But some kinds of property – homes and cars, for example – may be the basis of a creditor-debtor relationship that legally changes an … Continue reading What is The Uniform Voidable Transactions Act and How Can It Help Your Fraudulent Conveyance Case?