practice areas

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REAL ESTATE

  • Purchase/Sale Closings and Title Insurance
  • Home Owner Association Disputes 
  • Foreclosure Litigation
  • Clearing Deed Titles
  • Heirs Property and Partition
  • Tax Sales and Investment
  • Boundary Line Disputes
  • Landlord/Tenant and Lease Preparation

PROBATE

  • Administration of Estates
  • Will Preparation and Probate
  • Preparation of Trusts (Testamentary and Independent)
  • Guardianship and Conservatorship
  • Widows Year Support

INCORPORATION

  • LLC and Business Corporation Organization
  • Non-profit Corporation Organization
  • IRS Docs for Qualification of 501 (c) Organization
  • Acting as Registered Agent for Corporations
  • Trademark, Trade Name and Copyright Registration

RELIGIOUS

  • Church Organization and Reorganization
  • Business Counseling to Faith-Based Organizations

TAX

  • IRS Levies
  • IRS Installment Agreements and Offers in Compromise
  • IRS Audit Representation
  • Due Process Hearings
  • IRS Appeals
  • Tax Court and U.S. Court of Claims 
  • CPA-Prepared Tax Returns 

LITIGATION

  • U.S. and Georgia Courts (Civil Litigation)

​​GENERAL

  • Domestic, Criminal, Traffic, Juvenile, Personal Injury and Auto Accident cases are also handled by firm Associates.  Call by phone to inquire.  
  • In 47 years of practice, there are few representations the firm principal has not handled. 
  • Because Attorney Downs serves as a Pro Tem Associate Juvenile Judge in Clayton County, he will not personally accept engagements to represent juveniles or parents in delinquency or dependency matters.