About Joe Dent

Authored 2 articles.


  • Joe Dent on Recent Updates on the Constitutionality of Georgia Garnishments

    Features, December 02, 2015

    On September 8, 2015, Judge Marvin H. Shoob, Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia turned the collection world on its head when he held that Georgia's post-judgment garnishment statute, O.C.G.A. § 18-4-60 et seq. was unconstitutional.

  • Joe Dent on the Sabal Trail Project: There's Still Time to Be Heard

    Features, April 21, 2015

    Many in Southwest Georgia have heard about the Sabal Trail Project, which is the proposal for a high pressure gas line to be constructed through Georgia to transport compressed gas from Alabama to Florida. There are several landowners in Albany, Dougherty County, and surrounding areas who may be directly affected by the proposed project, and there are numerous other landowners who are near the proposed pipelines and/or the compressor station needed to "pump" the gas.