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HOAs can decide rules enforcemnet

Gwinnett Judge says homeowners associations may choose not to intervene in disputes over covenants by Kathleen Baydala Joyner. Read More from the Daily Report (PDF)

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Judge Throw’s out $400,000 Drainage Claim Against the HOA

A Superior Court Judge dismissed the jury trial of an owner’s claim for drainage nuisance in excess of $400,000 against the homeowner’s association shortly following opening statements to the jury by Winter Capriola and Zenner’s litigation team.  The owner claimed that the Association was responsible for not preventing the surrounding homeowners from creating a drainage […]

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I’ll See You In Court!

No matter how good you or your company is, occasionally jobs just go “South.”  You may have an unreasonable owner or insurance adjuster; it may be because of industry shortages causing a delay.  Regardless, you have tried to negotiate a settlement, but the other side remains unreasonably entrenched.  You know you will win big time […]

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Companies Can Answer Their Own Garnishments in Georgia

Ever since the Georgia Supreme Court approved the UPL Advisory Opinion No. 2010-1 on September 11, 2011, the law in Georgia required entities served with a garnishment to hire an attorney to sign and file the Answer to the garnishment otherwise the entity would be deemed to be engaged in the unlicensed practice of law.  All […]

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11-lawyer group breaks away from Weinstock & Scavo

A group of 11 lawyers and six paralegals has broken off from Weinstock & Scavo to start Winter Capriola Zenner, led by partners Stephen A. Winter, Steven M. Winter, Richard J. Capriola, Michael J. Zenner, and Marvin P. Pastell II. Read More from the Daily Report (PDF)

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Upping your Odds on Getting Paid

Restoration season is upon us and many of us are already working the winter storm that hit after the Windstorm conference. As you gear up, let’s be sure you GET PAID for your work. Nothing is more financial draining on a company than to go unpaid on a project. Not only are the profits loss, […]

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Schwarz v. Bluegreen

Winter Capriola Zenner’s commercial litigation attorneys, Richard J. Capriola and David B. Weinberg, secured a significant victory on behalf of long-time client, Bluegreen Corporation (NYSE: BXG) and its subsidiary Bluegreen Communities of Georgia, LLC.  In a summary judgment issued September 2, 2011, U.S. District Court Judge Lisa Godbey Wood dismissed the plaintiffs’ putative class action […]

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