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

My last few posts have been about the legislative actions taken to assist employers and employees who are dealing with Covid-19 related issues.  I thought it would be a good time for a change of pace.  What better non-Covid-19 subject to address than one of the most enduring subjects of this blog, insurance certificates. However, […]

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My last few posts have been about the new paid sick leave requirements imposed on businesses by the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”).  Now that Governor Kemp has decided it’s safe to allow some businesses to reopen, I thought it would be appropriate to address what employers can and cannot do in determining the […]

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My last post provided a basic outline of the provisions of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”).  Since that time, additional guidance has been provided by the U.S. Department of Labor (“USDOL”) and the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) that contradicts some of the things said about FFCRA in that post.  The current interpretation of […]

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