Super Lawyers magazine has named four Stewart, Melvin & Frost attorneys to its 2018 Super Lawyer and Rising Stars lists.
A deposition is a device commonly used in the “discovery” phase of a lawsuit, before trial. All parties in a lawsuit, through their attorneys, have a period of time after a suit is filed in which to discover facts about a case in order to prepare for trial.
Most neighbors get along well but sometimes disputes arise over boundary lines when plants are planted or a fence is built along a boundary line. You want to be a good neighbor but you also want to project your rights so it’s important to understand laws concerning property boundaries.
While satellite mapping using GPS has improved surveying practices since the late 1990’s, problems with old plats may still persist. Generally, the older the plat, and the more rural the location, the more likely the plat contains one or more errors.
If you’ve watched any sporting events on TV this fall or listened to them on the radio, you’ve heard the commercials for daily sports fantasy games. Fantasy sports leagues have been around a long time with nearly 60 million people taking part in them.
We’ve all heard of the famous fraud cases like Enron and Worldcom where the companies used questionable accounting measures to cover large debt to increase the value of the company. Or fraud cases such as the Bernie Madoff Ponzi scheme that bilked millions of dollars from investors.
Under Georgia law, a landlord can file a court action to evict a tenant for not paying rent or violating a part of the lease agreement. It can be an incredibly fast process. There are protections built into the law for tenants.
So you got a drone or an expensive radio controlled airplane or helicopter for Christmas. These unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), as they are known officially, have grown in size and in capabilities on the years. They are fun but can be hard to control.
Most people know that when a lawsuit is filed, it can lead to a trial. But they don’t understand all the steps that happen after a suit is filed but before the trial phase.
There are benefits of doing your own legwork prior to seeing a lawyer. There are things the client can do on their own before the initial meeting that will help their attorney, save them money and speed up the process.