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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Georgia Agency Resource Blog
Helping agencies and agents be more successful

In my last post, I talked about the hands free, or distracted driving, law that took effect on July 1, 2018.  That law was probably the most widely publicized new law passed by this year’s General Assembly and for good reason.  However, there was another new law specifically affecting the sale of health insurance that […]

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July 1 is an important date every year, as that is the date new laws passed by the Georgia General Assembly earlier in the year (and not vetoed by the Governor) become effective, if another effective date is not specified in the particular law.   About this time every year, when the General Assembly has […]

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About 10 days ago, the Independent Insurance Agents of Georgia held their annual convention.  This year, after many years at Amelia Island Plantation, the convention moved to the Marriott Resort on Hilton Head Island.  Unfortunately, the weather was not as great as the facility, but a good time was had by all who attended.   […]

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