Residential Real Estate

  1. Overview

    Several of the attorneys at Bouhan Falligant have vast experience drafting wills and trusts for all sizes of estates and situations and advising those who administer the same. They are familiar with current estate tax laws as well as the best methods for planning for a smooth and cost effective transfer of property at death. They routinely appear in Probate Court in Chatham and other Georgia counties, representing executors and administrators, as well as widows, widowers, and other heirs and beneficiaries of estates and trusts.

    Related legal experience includes will contests, year’s support proceedings, guardianships of minors or incapacitated adults, “special needs” trusts for disabled or incapacitated individuals, removal or substitution of trustees, and petitions for accounting by executors, administrators, and trustees.

    a rich & Established
    practice history

    More Than 130 Years of Experience

  2. News & Publications

    Bouhan Falligant Partner One of Nation’s Top One Percent

    Bouhan Falligant announced Partner J. Daniel Falligant was recently recognized as a member of the “Top One Percent” of the attorneys in the nation by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel (NADC), an organization dedicated to promoting the highest standards of legal excellence. By virtue of the selectivity of NADC’s research process, less than 1% […]

    Think Before You Sign: What Small Business Owners Need to Know About Commercial Leases

    By Harris G. Martin, Bouhan Falligant LLP Special to Business in Savannah Too often, many small business owners looking to rent commercial space think of their lease like one for a residential apartment: if the rent amount is affordable and the location looks good, then they are ready to sign the lease. However, like most […]

    Georgia Trend Recognizes Bouhan Falligant Attorneys as “Legal Elite”

    Four Bouhan Falligant attorneys were recently recognized in the December 2016 issue of Georgia Trend with the publication’s prestigious “Legal Ellite” designation. Legal Elite recognizes the top attorneys in the state of Georgia as selected by their peers. “It is always an honor to be recognized by our peers for outstanding client service,” said Lea […]

    Bouhan Falligant Partner One of Nation’s Top One Percent

      Bouhan Falligant announced Partner J. Daniel Falligant was recently recognized as a member of the “Top One Percent” of the attorneys in the nation by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel (NADC), an organization dedicated to promoting the highest standards of legal excellence. Attorneys awarded membership in the “Top One Percent” are considered to […]

    Georgia Trend Recognizes Six Bouhan Falligant Attorneys as “Legal Elite”

    Six Bouhan Falligant attorneys were recently recognized in the December 2015 issue of Georgia Trend with the publication’s prestigious “Legal Ellite” designation. Legal Elite recognizes the top attorneys in the state of Georgia as selected by their peers. “We are pleased to be recognized by our peers for our attorneys’ outstanding service to clients,” said […]

    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 […]

    What Borrowers Need to Know About Upcoming Home Loan Changes

    By Harris G. Martin, Bouhan Falligant LLP Special to Business in Savannah New federal rules and regulations designed to help borrowers understand home mortgage information are scheduled to debut on October 3. The upcoming changes are a result of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, signed into law five years ago. The […]

    Make Sure Your Insurance Covers Hurricane Needs

    After years of avoiding hurricanes, Savannah was pummeled by Hurricane Matthew last year and swamped by Hurricane Irma this year. The hurricanes have taught us that we cannot just buy the cheapest insurance policy and hope for the best. If you want to be protected, you have to ask the right questions. Here are six […]

    Savannah Firms Will Merge to Create Bouhan + Falligant

    Two established Savannah firms have announced they’ll merge. Bouhan, Williams & Levy, whose roots go back to 1886, is combining with Inglesby, Falligant, Horne, Courington & Chisholm, effective Jan. 1, 2013. The combined firm, to be called Bouhan + Falligant, will be headquartered in the Armstrong House at 447 Bull Street, where Bouhan Williams is […]

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