The Law Office of J. Keith Berry, Jr. represents clients in Southern and Middle Georgia in a wide range of areas, including civil litigation in state and federal courts, corporate and transactional matters, estate planning and trusts, creditors rights, bankruptcy, as well as a number of related legal fields, such as real estate foreclosures. It is a transaction oriented firm.
This area includes representation of lenders, collection agencies and credit unions in commercial and consumer matters in the state and federal courts of Georgia.
Bankruptcy matters handled for Chapters 7, 11 and 13.
A small portion of the practice is devoted to FDCPA defense work.
- Mortgage foreclosures and trover actions
- Suits in small claims court
- Garnishments for retail and commercial matters as well as medical collections
- Bankruptcy: Preparation and filing of proof of claims, motion for relief from stay, and dischargeability complaints
Landlord / Tenant
The firm has extensive experience in landlord representation tenant disputes with emphasis on residential circumstances, whether single family homes or multifamily complexes.
Representation is available for Magistrate Court and for appeals to the State and Superior Courts.
- Dispossessory / eviction
- Demand letters
- Lease termination letters
- Lease Review
Probate and Guardianships
As we age, guardianship and conservatorship proceedings become a factor in the lives of many families. Mr. Berry files adult guardianships and adult conservatorships.
The preparation of documents for end of life decisions includes wills and living trusts, general powers of attorney and advance directives for health care. These are important topics to be carefully considered and tailored to individual needs and circumstances.
- Senior housing options
- In-home and adult day care services
- Reverse mortgages
- Estate administration and litigation
- Will contests
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