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Employment Law: Tips About Drafting Company Documents
Whether you’re starting a business or revising policies at your established corporation, creating documents such as employment contracts, non-disclosure agreements, and company policies is a painstaking and complicated process. These documents should be specific enough to establish clear expectations, but flexible enough to change if the need arises. Here are some tips to keep in mind when drafting three types of documents necessary to the workings of your business.
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So You’re Thinking About Divorce—Now What?
If you’ve tried everything to save your marriage and none of it worked, it might be time to consider a divorce. Moving from thinking of divorce to getting a divorce is a big step, and many people don’t know how to make the jump. However, a few simple steps can make a difficult process a little bit easier.
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The Next Steps After Losing a Loved One: Tips from Probate Lawyers
No one wants to think about the death of a family member, so when it happens, many people are not prepared for the next steps. Of course, there’s planning the funeral, but what about managing the estate and administering the will? Nothing has to be done immediately, and it’s ok to take the time to grieve. But if you’re ready to take the next steps, here are some tips about where to start.
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When to Hire a Real Estate Lawyer
In Georgia, all real estate closings must be done by a licensed attorney. At WHGM we have a team of experienced real estate attorneys, paralegals, legal assistants, and title abstractors who are dedicated to ensuring that your real estate transaction is easy and free of legal complications. Sometimes, however, you may need a real estate lawyer before or after the sale closes. Real estate agents are well-versed in your state’s laws and regulations. However, there are instances when hiring a real estate lawyer is beneficial.
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Meet WHGM’s Founding Lawyer Larry Walker
Larry Walker founded the solo law firm that became Walker, Hulbert, Gray & Moore in 1965. He was born in Perry in 1942, and aside from his time at the University of Georgia, where he received both his undergraduate and law degrees, he has lived in Perry his entire life.
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Get to Know Us Better: About WHGM
Walker, Hulbert, Gray & Moore, LLP is the largest law firm in Houston County. Together, our eight lawyers have over 200 years of combined legal experience and practice in several areas.
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Trials (Maybe Not the Kind You’re Thinking About) Growing out of Practicing Law in a Small Town
Larry is widely recognized by his peers for his exceptional achievements in the legal profession. Larry reflects on his years of law practice as a solo and small firm attorney in the following paper, which he wrote and first presented at a 2011 Urgent Legal Matters Seminar and which he again presented at a State...
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Remembering America’s Goat Man
If you are a southerner, especially a native of this part of Georgia, and are between the ages of 40 and 80, chances are you saw the Goat Man, his iron-wheeled wagon loaded down with pots, pans, old car tags, hay for his goats, signs (Prepare To Meet Thy God, Jesus Wept, Pepsi, George Wallace...
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I was probably twelve years old or close to that age.  This would have been 1954, or thereabouts – pre-television, air-conditioning (at least for us), etc.  Perhaps I was entering puberty, and perhaps not given my size and physical maturity.  If I was, I assure you I didn’t know what was going on. I had...
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