Prior to the financial crises beginning in 2007 and 2008, Georgia was ranked in the top three states for mortgage fraud. Richard C. Wayne & Associates, P.C. became a leader in litigation against these mortgage fraudsters on behalf of a wide range of clients economically damaged by the fraudsters actions. MR. Wayne’s firm has ben a member of the Georgia Real Estate Fraud Prevention Coalition (GREFPAC) since that time and continues to sponsor this very important organization. Richard C. Wayne & Associates, P.C has broadened their practice into the real estate and business areas and provides both transactional and litigation services to a broad array of clientele.
Commercial and Residential Real Estate Law and Litigation
Real estate transactions have become highly technical with significant compliance and paperwork demands. Richard C. Wayne & Associates P.C. goal is to help their clients navigate these complicated matters using their years of experience and network of contacts. Many real estate related issues arise that require litigation. The firm is well versed in such litigation and has represented commercial as well as residential clients for many years.
Business Law & Litigation
Our firm’s business knowledge and experience allows us to provide a personal understanding of our clients’ goals in relation to their business. Our objective is to first understand our clients’ needs, their individual challenges and marketing strategies. Our firm assists clients in areas ranging from development of contracts to assistance with, responding to, and overcoming catastrophic events in the marketplace. Our services include corporate organization, negotiations and drafting of contracts, mergers, dissolutions, partnership disputes, and litigation involving large and small clients, including contract and non-competition disputes.
Commercial & Resident Leasing
Our law firm has successfully negotiated lease terms on behalf of both landlords and tenants for commercial and residential properties. In Georgia, with rare exception, the landlord tenant relationship will be defined and governed by the specific terms of the lease executed between the parties. It is imperative that the lease address each and every aspect of the relationship including, but not limited to: the total amount due under the lease and payment terms; the lease term and any options for renewal; repair/maintenance obligations of each party; right to sublet or assign lease; remedies available on default; and rights available on condemnation. Failure to clearly identify the lease terms at the onset of the landlord tenant relationship can result in costly legal fees later if one of the undefined matters later becomes an issue. In both the commercial and residential leasing situation, an ounce of prevention is truly worth more than a pound of cure.
Mr. Wayne has been practicing as an attorney in Atlanta since 1996. Graduating with his Juris Doctor from Georgia State University Law School, he served as Chief Justice of the Honor Court.
Our Attorneys have been providing quality service to the Atlanta area with over 37 years of experience and strive to provide knowledge and compassion and superior legal advice to every client.
After graduating from the University of Georgia School of Law, Grace M. Tillman began practicing law as in-house counsel for a multi-million dollar manufacturing and distribution company in metro Atlanta.
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