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Litigation

At MBW Law we always inform our clients to avoid litigation if possible and to first seek alternative means to reach a resolution. However, that is not always possible. In those instances, MBW Law provides zealous representation to its clients. Our lawyers have experience representing both plaintiffs and defendants, which we believe gives us a unique perspective on both sides of the issue. Furthermore, we are knowledgeable in the mechanics of a lawsuit and are effective in achieving desired outcomes in a cost-effective manner.

Are Non-Compete Agreements Enforceable?

In an effort to protect their business, many employers ask their employees to sign a non-compete agreement at the beginning of the employment relationship. Non-compete agreements state that for a period of time after the employee leaves the company, the employee...

Contracts 101

When running a business where you are providing services to a customer, it is important that you have a valid contract in place that lays out exactly how the business relationship will work.  While we all like to hope that we are not going to have any problems with...

Fulton County Magistrate Court: Navigating the Small Claims Process

If you have filed a small claims case in the Magistrate Court of Fulton County and have shown up to have your day in court, you may quickly learn that you will actually have a full day in court.  That means you may show up before 9:00 AM and not leave until 4:00...

Georgia Landlord Tenant Law: Dealing with the Bankrupt Tenant

When a commercial tenant files for bankruptcy a landlord is often faced with numerous challenges.  First, if a tenant enters bankruptcy it is likely that they owe an outstanding balance.  Second, the bankruptcy filing may make the tenant’s obligation to pay rent as...

How Does Litigation Work?

If you have a legal matter where the amount in controversy is more than $15,000.00, you will need to file a lawsuit in either state or superior court.  Magistrate courts only have jurisdiction for matters where the amount of controversy is $15,000 or less. All...

I Received a Money Judgment; Now What?

Lets assume you went to small claims court against a client who failed to pay for services provided, and the judge has awarded you a judgment in the amount of $10,000. If he does not pay immediately pay the $10,000, what do you do? In the scenario where the client...

Independent Contractor Or W-2 Employee?

In today’s economy, employers are trying to find ways to save money while either retaining their existing employees or increasing their workforce.  One technique that has been on the rise for employers is classifying individuals as independent contractors, rather...

LANDLORD OPTIONS AFTER TENANT ABANDONS PREMISES PRIOR TO LEASE EXPIRATION

All too frequently, a commercial tenant will abandon its leased premises prior to the expiration of the lease term. When this happens, the landlord has four primary options. Because Georgia does not require mitigation of damages in lease contracts, the landlord’s...

How We are Different

Through our relationship-driven process, we advocate for our clients and constantly work with their best interests in mind. Whether you need help with business contractslegal representation, property insurance representation, or landlord/tenant representation, our team is here to serve you. Our no-obligation introductory call will be quick and will help you decide if we can best help with your needs.

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