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Local government law encompasses many elements

If your government entity needs counsel or representation for legal matters, consider the government lawyers at Hayes, Berry, White & Vanzant, LLP.

Local governments head up a variety of municipal bodies including cities, towns, communities and counties. Within each of these bodies, there are other groups to take into account, like law enforcement, fire departments and even school districts. Given the fact that the constituencies within each of these groups are composed of individuals with differing ideas and opinions about how they should be governed, local government entities face a multitude of issues on a daily basis as they attempt to accommodate and serve their communities’ best interests.

With all the matters local governments have to take on, it is essential for the powers at hand to have a deep understanding of local government law to ensure they carry everything out in accordance with the various state laws and policies. The local government lawyers at Hayes, Berry, White & Vanzant, LLP are well equipped with the knowledge and experience needed to help government clients address a full range of legal matters.

Local Government Law and How We Can Help

Local government law is comprehensive and involves countless policies and regulations set forth by state law. The landscape of law as it pertains to local governments evolves over time, so it is essential for local government powers to stay up to date with any changes in policy or law in order to effectively serve the people in their communities.

“We excel at providing local government entities with comprehensive counsel and representation for a slew of legal affairs.”

At Hayes, Berry, White & Vanzant, LLP, our attorneys are well versed in the many facets of local government law. We excel at providing local government entities with comprehensive counsel and representation for a slew of legal affairs ranging from employment matters and financing to property valuation and real estate issues.

Our Local Government Law Specialties

While the government attorneys at Hayes, Berry, White & Vanzant, LLP can assist local governments with various legal matters, we primarily focus on the following areas:

  • Labor litigation and dispute resolution – There is a plethora of regulations surrounding employee benefits, wage management, safety laws, conditions in the workplace, labor unions and many more employment areas. Our local government lawyers can advise and represent government entities dealing with any facet of labor law.
  • Land use and planning – There are countless uses for land within a local government’s jurisdiction. However, there can also be legal protestation regarding a local government’s planned use for that land. When your local government’s authority is in question, contact our knowledgeable government lawyers.
  • Real estate development and annexation ­– Numerous elements go into the complex process of developing real estate properties and annexing land. Allow our attorneys to assist your government entity with any issues you may have in this area of municipal law.

Our lawyers can also apply our local government expertise to the private sector and work with businesses to address negotiations, municipal disputes and partnership issues. If you are in need of legal advice or representation for any aspect of local government law, allow Hayes, Berry, White & Vanzant, LLP to lend a helping hand.

Contact our lawyers for local government legal services

The government attorneys at Hayes, Berry, White & Vanzant, LLP have dealt with many municipal cases involving local government matters. If you need legal counsel or representation, do not hesitate to call us at 940-230-2386 or contact us online.

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