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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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Oddly, I begin my 2013 book report with talk about two 2014 reads. “Can’t be,” you say, “2014 isn’t here, yet.” Ah, but I know. It’s those two books that arrived in the mail, last week, from Dink and with clever inscriptions in the front, written on an angle, in a typical ‘Dink way’, titled...
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Bobby Jones was a simple man and one of my heroes. He was born on October 18, 1942, and died on November 26, 2013. But these two dates, while significant to family and close friends, are not what is important. What is are the 71 years between the two dates and how Bobby lived his...
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Let me tell you a few of the many things I’m thankful for, and it is just a few of many. I’m thankful for turkey sandwiches on white bread with real mayonnaise, a few Frito-Lay Classic Chips and some sweet ice tea.  Perhaps a scoop or two of Blue Bell Ice Cream for ” a...
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