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2015 Legislative Session: Hot Topics

January 15, 2015

Learn more about a few topics being discussed during the 2015 Legislative Session.

14 Laws Going into Effect on July 1, 2014

July 1, 2014

Take a look at some of the laws that go into effect today.

New Boating Education Requirements Taking Place July 1st

June 23, 2014

Georgia boaters will be required to take education courses before operating a boat.

The End of the 2014 Legislative Session: Six New Laws Explained

May 1, 2014

Take a look at some of the bills signed into law you might not have heard about.

5 Signed Bills Explained: Tax Credits and Prison/Veteran Reforms

April 17, 2014

From tax credits on food banks to helping ex-offenders find jobs to specializing courts for veterans, Governor Deal has been busy these last few weeks making Georgia a leaner and more responsive state government.

American Indian Burial Site Laws: If I find it, can I keep it?

April 14, 2014

If you find a historical artifact regarding American Indians on your property, is it legally yours?

The 2014 Legislative Session in Review: What Passed and What Didn't

March 27, 2014

On March 20, Georgia concluded the shortest session for the state legislature in recent memory. Take a look at what bills made it through both chambers, now awaiting a signature from the Governor.

Juvenile Justice Reforms Spotlighted in 2014

January 21, 2014

HB 242, also known as the Juvenile Justice Reform Act of 2013, went into affect on January 1, 2014. See how this bill's implementation will help improve the future of young offenders and save Georgia taxpayers significant amounts of money.

Quitclaim Deeds

August 20, 2013

Transferring titles and property can be a tricky process. Be sure to do your research and consult a professional when in doubt.

Getting Building Permits

July 10, 2013

Whether you're renovating your home or building a new commercial structure, you'll need to apply for a building permit with your city or county.

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