Case alert

On May 20, 2013, the Georgia Supreme Court, ruled in favor of the City of Baldwin, due to the representation of David Syfan and Jessica Lund, and established new Georgia case precedent to the effect that the quasi-contractual remedy of quantum meruit is no longer available against Georgia municipalities in

A Reminder to Open Your Mail

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently issued a ruling in Evergreen Safety Council v. RSA Network, 697 F.3d 1221 (9th Cir. 2012) that should remind everyone to open his mail.  In 1991 RSA worked with the state of Utah to develop a certification program for pilot escort vehicles.  In developing this

Legislative Update: HB 41

During the 2013-2014 regular session of the Georgia General Assembly, the firm government section keeps up with proposed bills that the governmental section has identified as having the potential to affect either Georgia counties or Georgia municipalities.  One bill that the section is following is HB 41 which would amend

The Fiscal Cliff in Your Estate Plan

On January 1, 2013 there will be substantial changes in the United States Tax laws, as part of the so called “Fiscal Cliff”.  One area scheduled for dramatic change is the gift and estate tax law, especially the exemption available to individuals from gift and estate taxes. As of this

Court holds restaurant owner liable for copyright infringement

In a case that might have implications for many businesses, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently held that a restaurant owner could be held liable for copyright infringement for music played in the restaurant.  In Range Road Music v. East Coast Foods, 668 F.3d 1148 (9th Cir. 2012), the

Welcome to our new site

We are excited to announce the launch of the new Hulsey, Oliver & Mahar, LLP website.  As one of the largest and most experienced firms in Northeast Georgia, we look forward to the opportunity to help you get to know us and hope this site will be a useful resource