Our goal is to provide the highest quality legal services in a timely fashion at a reasonable cost.

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We specialize in the legal needs of small business owners, estate planning, and estate administration.
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Learn more about John Joyner and Mark Burnette, who have over 50 years of combined experience providing legal services.
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Joyner & Burnette is dedicated to effectively resolving its clients’ legal problems at a reasonable cost.
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With clients located throughout the State of Georgia, Joyner & Burnette specializes in representing family owned and other privately held businesses. Many of them are independent insurance agencies. Others are engaged in manufacturing, retail sales, medical, bar and restaurant, and various types of consulting activities.

We also offer estate planning services for our business clients, as well as for individuals and their families. Our attorneys have extensive experience with estate administration and guardianship issues, as well. We are located in downtown Decatur, Georgia, the county seat of DeKalb County, which is just six miles east of downtown Atlanta, Georgia.

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Articles

Here is a collection of articles containing information on legal issues that may affect your business, as well as other information that may be of interest:

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Georgia Agency Resource Blog
Helping agencies and agents be more successful

Since last week’s post dealt with the above question regarding the sharing of commissions, I thought it would be a good idea to address that question with respect to restrictive covenants.  With many insurance agencies now conducting business in more than one state, how to protect an agency’s customers in other states from the solicitation […]

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I received a call on the Free Legal Service Program I operate for members of the Independent Insurance Agents of Georgia that raised the above question.  It was one I had never considered before.  Most of the questions I receive from agents using that program revolve around ways to compensate people who do not have […]

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Before addressing the above question, I have to acknowledge that I have already failed in my New Year’s resolution to make a post to this blog at least once a week in 2019.  That is the fastest I have ever failed to live up to such a resolution and will give me pause before making […]

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