Category: Business & Corporate Law

Garnishment Decision Could Expose Banks & Employers to Significant Liability

By Lucas D. Bradley, Bouhan Falligant Special to Savannah Morning News A September 8, 2015, judgment from the District Court for the Northern District of Georgia may have profound implications for employers, financial institutions, or anyone else attempting to collect on a debt or judgment in Georgia. Judge Shoob, writing for the Court in Strickland […]

How Harbor Deepening Will Impact Maritime Businesses

Special to Business in Savannah Last January, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers kicked off the much-anticipated Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP), a nearly $800 million project that will deepen the harbor and its associated shipping channel. The deepening will allow larger, more efficient cargo ships to navigate the East Coast’s second busiest container harbor […]

The Resurgence of the 1031 Tax Exchange

By J. Daniel Falligant Special to SavannahCEO A 1031 tax exchange — also known as a like-kind or Starker exchange — is essentially a swap of one investment asset for another with either no tax or limited tax due at the time of the exchange. The gain on a real estate sale in 1031 is […]

Bouhan Falligant Lawyers Recognized

Newsmakers – Savannah Morning News Nine attorneys at Bouhan Falligant, LLP have been recognized as 2015 Super Lawyers and 2015 Georgia Rising Stars. Super Lawyers recognizes prominent attorneys who have distinguished themselves in their legal practice. The Rising Stars lawyer selection recognizes the top up-and-coming attorneys in the state, those who are 40 or younger, […]

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