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“Trump Hasn’t Reversed Transgender Policy Yet, Atlanta Attorney Says,” 11 Alive

In an article published on Feb. 27, 2017 by 11 Alive, Simon Bloom offers insight to the speculation that President Trump will rescind federal protection for transgender students. The article details that the issue is more complex than what is being portrayed, and Bloom states, ““All the Trump … Read More >

Bloom Sugarman Managing Partner to Serve the Georgia Law Center for the Homeless

Bloom Sugarman, LLP is pleased to announce that managing partner F. Skip Sugarman has been appointed to the board of directors for the Georgia Law Center for the Homeless, a nonprofit organization that provides free legal services to the homeless in civil cases throughout Metropolitan Atlanta. S… Read More >

“Ten Pitfalls in Commercial Real Estate Transactions,” Daily Report

In an article published on Feb. 10, 2017, by the Daily Report, Simon Bloom and Shannan Oliver offer guidance to the pitfalls individuals face in commercial real estate transactions. The article details that you should be precise and use your words carefully when it comes to contracts, stating, “… Read More >

“Atlanta Attorney Advises President Trump to Start Over on Travel Ban,” 11 Alive

In an article published on Feb. 11, 2017 by 11 Alive, Skip Sugarman provides insight to President Trump’s travel ban. Sugarman states, “If he continues to litigate in this current order, it shows he’s more interested in winning than implementing policy. The administration really needs to s… Read More >

“10 Pitfalls in Commercial Real Estate Transactions,” Construction Financial Management Association

In an article published on Feb. 8, 2017 by Construction Financial Management Association, Simon Bloom and Shannan Oliver offer guidance to the 10 major pitfalls that come into play in commercial real estate transactions. The article lists the top potential pitfalls, including: indefiniteness… Read More >

“Five Reasons Families Fight Over Estates,” Trust & Estates’ WealthManagement.com

In an article published on Jan. 30, 2017 by Trusts & Estates’ WealthManagement.com, Skip Sugarman discusses the main reasons that families get into disagreements over estates. The article details the root causes of these disputes, such as local versus distant siblings, late-in-life spo… Read More >

Ask Simon: Seller Disclosures and Passive Concealment

Q:  I purchased a portfolio of single-family houses to hold as an investment. After closing on the purchase, I discovered that many of the properties were built in violation of their building permits and appear to violate the applicable code and zoning regulations.  The seller executed a sellerRead More >