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Briskin, Cross & Sanford, LLC

Business Lawyer | Serving Atlanta, GA

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470-208-1978

Comprehensive Business Law Representation Keeping Your Business Strong

Briskin, Cross & Sanford, LLC is a full service law firm providing legal services to businesses in the areas of business formations, commercial law, technology and litigation in the northern metropolitan area of Atlanta, GA, and surrounding areas. The firm's business and technology lawyers represent small to mid-size companies and their executives, including many …

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Faulkner Law

Business Lawyer | Serving Atlanta, GA

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770-685-9501

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Mr. Faulkner is an experienced counselor and litigator with 15 years of experience, having held bar licenses in four states (Mo, Il, Ct and Ga). He has litigated in state and federal courts with much success. He has also appeared in the Court of Appeal in both Missouri and Illinois. Through is efforts, he has achieved significant results for his clients, including a …

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Kaufman & Forman, P.C.

Business Lawyer | Atlanta, GA

770-390-9200

We are big enough to handle complex legal issues, yet small enough to give every client our full attention and commitment.

Kaufman & Forman has the experience and background to handle a wide-range of legal problems. We recognize that each client has a unique need requiring a special legal answer and we strive to deliver client-centric involvement and results. We are a Martindale Preeminent Peer AV rated law firm and have litigated cases at the trial and appellate levels in Georgia, other …

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King, Yaklin & Wilkins, LLP

Business Lawyer | Serving Atlanta, GA

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King, Yaklin & Wilkins, LLP lawyers represent corporate and individual clients in complex business disputes pending in Federal and State courts and before arbitration panels, administrative agencies and other tribunals throughout the state of Georgia. Our attorneys have extensive experience handling complex disputes in a wide range of commercial cases, including …

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Are you Involved with Business?

Business law, also referred to as commercial law, refers to the different laws that govern business entities in all types of commerce, including sales, trade and merchandising. Business entities can be any type of business from a sole proprietorship to a partnership or a corporation. Any entrepreneur wanting to start a business in Atlanta will end up knee deep in many types of business law decisions, which will require different sets of skills.

What Business Law Covers

Business owners are faced with countless business law situations, which can range from starting a business and choosing its legal structure to business finances and taxes. These decisions could make or break your financial future and the stability of your business. A business law firm will be able to guide you through these decisions.

The hiring and firing of employees also falls under business law as does forming the right business partnerships. Creating legally binding contracts is crucial to your business being successful. A business law firm can help you with these situations as well.

Best Time to Seek Legal Help

No matter what your legal issue may be, it is always best to seek legal help early in the process. An attorney can help secure what is likely to be the best possible outcome for your situation and avoid both unnecessary complications or errors.

How to Prepare for Your Initial Consultation

Prepare for your consultation by writing down notes of your understanding of the case, jot down questions and concerns for the attorney, and gather your documents. Remember that you are trying to get a sense of whether the attorney has your trust and can help you address your legal issues. Questions should include how the attorney intends to resolve your issue, how many years he/she has been practicing law and specifically practicing in your area, as well as how many cases similar to yours the attorney has handled. It can also be helpful to broach the subject of fees so that you understand the likely cost and structure of your representation by a specific attorney and/or legal team.

Points to Consider Before Hiring a Lawyer

Experience. Regardless of the type of legal matter you need help with, an experienced attorney will usually be able to get you better results.

Competence. Determine an attorney's expertise by asking about their track record for the issue you need help with resolving.

Fit. There are plenty of good attorneys out there; make sure you find one you are comfortable working with.

Common legal terms explained

Personal jurisdiction - Requirement that a particular court have authority over a person, in order to bind that person to the judgment of the court, based on minimum contacts. International Shoe Co v. Washington is a landmark Supreme Court case outlining the scope of a state court's reach in personal jurisdiction.

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Court Locations in Atlanta, GA

State Court of Fulton County

185 Central Ave SW, Atlanta, GA 30303
Phone: (404) 613-5002

Municipal Court of Atlanta

150 Garnett St SW, Atlanta, GA 30303
Phone: (404) 658-6940

Supreme Court of Georgia

40 Capitol Square SW, Atlanta, GA 30334
Phone: (404) 656-3470