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COMMUNITY ASSOCIATIONS AND ONLINE FORUMS

COMMUNITY ASSOCIATIONS AND ONLINE FORUMS
By:  Kyle P. Shaughnessy, Esq.
As the Internet has become the go-to source of information for most people, the first instinct of many residents of community associations who want information about their community or wish to communicate Continue reading

WCZ OBTAINS ATTORNEYS-FEES AWARD AGAINST RIALTO FOR GUARANTOR

WCZ recently obtained two favorable decisions from the Georgia Court of Appeals in favor of its client, an individual who had guaranteed several multi-million-dollar real-estate loans. In the two related cases, a Rialto subsidiary (“Rialto”) was found to have twice Continue reading

NEW APPROACH TO DOGGY BUSINESS

NEW APPROACH TO DOGGY BUSINESS
By:  Clarence K. Lau, Esq.
Pet waste in common areas is an unfortunate and recurring issue in many communities.  One would assume and expect that neighbors would extend the common courtesy of cleaning up after their Continue reading

AN EASIER PATH TO ADOPTING THE POAA

AN EASIER PATH TO ADOPTING THE POAA
By: Michael J. Zenner, Esq
The Georgia Property Owners Association Act (the “POAA”) was adopted by the Georgia Legislature in 1994. The POAA is an elective statute, which means that a community of Continue reading

Short Term Vacation Rentals: A Second (or Third) Look

Short Term Vacation Rentals: A Second (or Third) Look
By: Karl P. Enderle, Esq.
With spring and summer vacation season upon us it may be worth taking a second or even a third look at short term vacation rentals in Continue reading

Winter, Capriola and Coleman Selected to 2015 Super Lawyers

WCZ partners Steven M. Winter and Richard J. Capriola and Senior Associate Eric Coleman have been selected to the 2015 Georgia Super Lawyers list. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by Continue reading

Flood Insurance Alert!!!

Flood Insurance Alert
By: Clarence K. Lau, Esq.
In light of the historic floods that have occurred in recent years, it is important for all property owners and condominium associations to determine whether they are required to obtain, and if they have Continue reading

Condominium Wave On The Way

Coming Soon: A Wave of Condominium Conversions
By: Michael J. Zenner, Esq.
During the Great Recession and its immediate aftermath, the construction of both apartment buildings and condominiums came to a virtual standstill. With the economy now on the mend, cranes Continue reading

WCZ Participates in the 3rd Annual Georgia Legal Food Frenzy Drive Benefitting Atlanta Community Food Bank

WCZ is proud to announce its participation in the 3rd Annual Georgia Legal Food Frenzy Drive Benefitting Atlanta Community Food Bank. This is the third consecutive year that the State Bar of Georgia in collaboration with The Georgia Food Bank Continue reading

Another Win for Debt Settlement Class Action Defendants in Georgia!