The Bowen Law Group is a full-service corporate law firm that represents both large corporations and small businesses. The firm handles all aspects of corporate representation from initial establishment to counseling on daily operations to emergency litigation. The firm offers a unique combination of large firm experience and small firm attention in that founding attorney Charles J. Bowen spent many years managing the Savannah offices of two venerated Atlanta corporate law firms while establishing himself as a respected member of the local community. As a result, The Bowen Law Group has an unmatched ability to apply the skill and techniques of large metropolitan firms while maintaining the benefits and responsiveness of an esteemed local practice. The firm maintains offices in both Savannah and Atlanta to serve clients throughout the state.
Anyone who pays attention to the mainstream news has likely heard about NFL player Colin Kaepernick’s refusal to stand for the national anthem before games. Kaepernick is a quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers and has chosen to sit or kneel as the Star Spangled Banner is played rather than stand. His refusal to stand is in protest of recent police shootings of black citizens. As he puts it, “I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color.” Naturally, many moral and legal questions arise when someone in the public domain...Read more
The word defamation is defined as any false communication that is intentional and intended to damage someone’s reputation. When this communication is spoken it is called slander, and if it’s written it is called libel. Depending on the nature and severity of the remarks, defamation may be either a civil or a criminal charge. In Georgia, false statements intended to cause harm are considered defamatory statements. But there is also “defamation per se,” which refers to statements so serious they are always considered defamatory without the need to prove actual harm. These include statements...Read more