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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 [...]

By | June 21st, 2017|Real Estate Law|0 Comments

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 [...]

By | October 17th, 2016|Business Law|0 Comments

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 [...]

By | September 29th, 2016|News|0 Comments

How to Create Non-Compete Agreements

An employment contract should precisely spell out the rights and obligations of both employees and employers. A written employment contract is a legal agreement negotiated and signed by both the employer and the employee. In recent years, after losing too many valuable employees – and too much intellectual property – to the competition, companies are [...]

By | August 30th, 2016|News|0 Comments

The Most Common Legal issues Surrounding Commercial Property

Commercial property is real estate that is owned or used by businesses. Most states, including Georgia, enforce a number of laws that deal specifically with commercial property issues. Commercial real estate law establishes legal standards for commercial leases and for the purchase and sale of commercial real estate. This is an introduction to the most [...]

By | July 20th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Tips For Preparing Your Executive Team For Deposition

If you are a business owner or a corporate executive, you already know that a “deposition” is out-of-court, oral testimony. Depositions are a part of the discovery process in which both sides gather information in preparation for a trial. Depositions are commonly used in litigation and are almost always conducted outside of court by the [...]

By | June 23rd, 2016|News|0 Comments

Mark Walker Attorney Profile

Hecht Walker Principal Mark Walker is a 28-year practicing attorney and a southern gentleman. Originally from Tallahassee, FL, Mark has been married to fellow attorney Mary House for 28 years. Mark proves that a strong belief in God and family keeps you grounded. He enjoys the outdoors, which helps keep him healthy. BEST ADVICE YOU [...]

By | May 9th, 2016|Profiles|0 Comments

International Arbitration Part 3 – Traps, Tricks, and Practice Pointers

Evidentiary Issues Prepare for the relaxation of evidentiary rules in ICC arbitrations. First, remember that hearsay will come in to most ICC arbitrations, but the arbitrator may determine what weight and credibility will be given to such hearsay. Second, motions to exclude such as Daubert motions are less likely to be granted than in a [...]

By | May 9th, 2016|News|1 Comment

International Arbitration Part 2: Traps, Tricks and Practice Pointers

Collegiality Rules in Arbitration Whatever your general proclivity is with opposing counsel, civility and collegiality are critical in ICC arbitrations. Throughout the process, there will be many decisions that you will need to recommend to the arbitrator with opposing counsel. The framework for many of the procedures is not defined as in court litigation under [...]

By | February 26th, 2016|News|0 Comments

International Arbitration – Traps, Tricks and Practice Pointers

International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) arbitration has been growing as an alternative to litigation. Atlanta is becoming a hub for international arbitration along with the busiest airport in the world, Atlanta’s Hartsfield Jackson International Airport.  Depending on the process set out by the arbitrator, international arbitration can serve as an efficient substitute for litigation. However, [...]

By | January 22nd, 2016|News|0 Comments