What Does a Closing Lawyer Do, and Why Do You Need One?

We often get asked what exactly a closing lawyer does. Firstly, we may be referred to by many names: real estate attorney or lawyer, title attorney, title, escrow, the title company, or closing attorneys. In Georgia, an attorney can only represent one party to a transaction. In residential transactions, though we represent the mortgage lender […]

Common Real Estate Scams 

Whether you are buying, renting, selling, or already own your home, it’s important to stay vigilant and ensure you don’t fall victim to scams. Scammers are creative and not to be underestimated! Therefore, it’s crucial to stay informed. Real estate scams are common and can play out in several ways. Title or Deed Scams Title […]

Probate – What Is It and Why Do I Need It?

Loosely, probate just means “to prove.” In a specific sense, Probate is the legal process thatdeals with the proving of a Last Will and Testament and the administration of a deceased person’sestate. The purpose of probate is to ensure that the decedent’s assets are distributed according to theirwishes and that any outstanding debts are paid […]