Real Estate

Buying a home is one of the most important financial transactions Georgia families make. Horne and Griffis continues to provide one of the most trusted real estate departments in West Georgia. Headed by partner Matt Horne, our Newnan law firm specializes in all aspects of commercial and residential real estate law. Handling real estate transactions…

Personal Injury

When you’re injured, it affects every part of your life. In addition to the physical injury, you’ve probably suffered financial and psychological hardship. We at Horne and Griffis have helped countless people navigate the complicated insurance and court systems. Our team is here to make things as easy for you as we can. Part of…

Wills and Estate Law

Horne and Griffis are here to guide you through estate law and the process of creating an estate plan. The last thing you want is to leave your loved ones unprepared or unprotected. We maintain a full service probate practice that includes assisting families and individuals in Coweta and surrounding counties with the planning of…

Land Use and Zoning

Partner Melissa Griffis heads Horne & Griffis’ land use and zoning practice. She has appeared more than any other attorney in the City of Newnan and Coweta County on zoning matters. Why trust your potentially complicated and costly zoning issues to any other firm? Horne & Griffis boasts wide experience in zoning map amendments, zoning…

Real Estate Closings in Georgia 101

If you are purchasing real estate with another person, it is important to consider how you will take title to the property. Georgia law recognizes two primary options for joint ownership: 2) Joint Tenants with Right of Survivorship and 2) Tenants in Common. Tenants in Common means that upon the death of one owner, the deceased owner’s interest will pass to the deceased owner’s estate.

Estate Planning in Georgia 101

A will is a legal document that directs how certain property that you own at the time of your death (called your probate estate) is distributed after your death. A will must be properly executed to be valid. Your will takes effect only upon your death.

Filing for Bankruptcy in Georgia

Bankruptcy is a legal proceeding under federal law that allows a debtor who is having serious financial difficulties to obtain financial relief. Bankruptcy allows debtors to either eliminate their debts or repay them under the protection of the bankruptcy court.