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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

Due to the relatively mild winters we have had here in Georgia the past two years, I have not felt the need to repost my article about the duty of agency owners to pay their employees when either they can’t come to work or the office is closed due to severe weather.   However, the […]

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Last week the U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) announced that the new salary level test for the administrative, executive, and professional employees exemptions from the overtime pay requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) would become effective on January 1, 2020.  On and after that date, for an employee to satisfy the requirements of […]

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A couple of years ago, I wrote a post that discussed the legality of recording incoming and outgoing telephone calls made to and from an agency.   The recording of such calls is legal if the requirements discussed in my post are satisfied.  I recently received a question from an IIAG member on the Free […]

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