Upcoming Changes to Georgia’s Mechanics’ + Materialmen’s Lien Statute

On August 5, 2020, Governor Kemp signed Senate Bill 315, which amends Georgia’s Mechanics’ and Materialmen’s Lien statute (O.C.G.A. § 44-14-366) to expressly limit the release language of lien waivers to a contractor’s lien rights without affecting any other rights [...]

2020-08-26T16:01:53+00:00August 26th, 2020|Industry & Firm News|0 Comments

Understanding COVID’s Impact on Residential and Commercial Foreclosures in Georgia

Georgia has not issued a moratorium on residential or commercial foreclosures in response to COVID-19.  However, there are two protections for homeowners with federally backed mortgages.  First, lenders may not foreclose on federally backed mortgages until at least August 31, 2020.  HUD authorized FHA to implement [...]

2020-08-24T19:29:04+00:00August 12th, 2020|Industry & Firm News|0 Comments