May 18

Heading to the lake? You’ll want to know the law

Another blazing-hot Georgia summer is right around the corner. That means cookouts, road trips, and hanging out on the lake. Don’t get caught unprepared on your boat — know these boating laws, and you won’t have to worry on the water. To operate a boat you must be 16 years old and have a driver’s.

May 12

Atlanta’s Caring Lawyers: Tips on selecting elder care

Drive around north Atlanta and you’ll see signs for new senior care facilities popping up all over the place. “Coming Soon.” “Senior Living.” “Memory Care Available Here.” As our parents age, we want them to be close to us and close to the neighborhoods where they’ve lived for years. What do you look for when.

April 20

Have a young football player? Know the risks.

Football is a great sport, but it can be risky. Since 1997, approximately 50 teen-age players in high school and youth leagues have died or sustained serious head injuries on the field. For every 10,000 games or practices, 11 high school aged or younger players suffer concussions. The rate for college players is about 6.3.

April 7

Mediation: A Cost-Effective Alternative

Lawsuits are one way to resolve disputes, but they may not always be the best way. One alternative is mediation. In general, a mediation faster and less expensive. Unlike most lawsuits, mediations are confidential. Here’s how they work. Let’s take the example of a couple building a new home. The couple has become dissatisfied with.

March 30

Are you a Spring Break Chaperone? Enforce the law

The Florida panhandle has long been a Spring Break hot spot, especially for the Atlanta area. And like everywhere else in the United States, the legal drinking age is 21.  Spring Break, minors, and alcohol are a bad combination, and almost always lead to trouble. Here are some tips if you are traveling with teens.

February 23

CNO Attorneys fight ruling that would cost client $190,000

     Cauthorn Nohr & Owen attorneys Tom Cauthorn and Wick Cauthorn were in court last week arguing against a ruling that would require their client, the attorney for the former housekeeper for the CEO of Waffle House, and the housekeeper herself from having to pay more than $190,000 in attorney fees related to a Fulton.

February 16

Adoptions can be complicated

Adoption — the social and legal process that builds a family — gives nearly 4,000 children a year the same rights and benefits as those born into a family in Georgia. If adoption is one of your family’s goals in 2015, Cauthorn Nohr & Owen’s attorneys can help you navigate state laws that govern this.

January 22

The right support is critical when divorcing

Divorce is a journey you don’t have to travel alone. While you will certainly want to gather a village of support, there are three people you absolutely should have on your team: a lawyer, a financial advisor, and a recently divorced friend. A lawyer: There are many different ways to handle divorce in Georgia. Cauthorn.

January 13

Is Your Estate In Order?

Two high-profile estates in the news this year –– Robin Williams and Philip Seymour Hoffman –– had similar intentions but dramatically different outcomes. The difference: The prudent use of revocable trusts. With foresight and planning, trusts are relatively simple to create. Philip Seymour Hoffman had three children with Marianne O’Donnell, a woman he treated like.

December 16

A Toast To Happy (And Safe) Holidays

We are in the season for holiday office parties. These parties can range from informal dinner parties with white elephant gift exchanges to more formal affairs at a local club or restaurant. By all means, enjoy the season, but be careful not to spoil it by driving under the influence. How many drinks does it.