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After spending over seven years in the court system, Roberts Tate successfully obtained a $17.5M settlement with Glynn County returning erroneously calculated tax overpayments to over 13,000 Glynn County homeowners. The class-action lawsuit which started in 2012 involved mistakes made on the part of the Glynn County Tax Commissioner’s office where the incorrect base year […]
Roberts Tate obtained a $2.75 million settlement for a class of tour company operators in the City of Savannah. At issue was a $1 per tourist Preservation Fee paid by tour companies for tour participants. Roberts Tate alleged that the Preservation Fee violated the free speech clause of the First Amendment as well as the […]
oberts Tate obtained a $1.3 million settlement for landowners in Charlton County enrolled in the Forest Land Protection Act (“FLPA”) and Conservation Use Valuation Assessment program (“CUVA”). For years the County had illegally taxed landowners enrolled in FLPA and CUVA based on incorrect soil delineations. After years of unsuccessful efforts by Class Representatives to have […]
Roberts Tate obtained a $1.75 million settlement for timberland owners in Wayne County who had been illegally charged taxes based on valuations previously declared invalid by the Wayne County Superior Court. Roberts Tate previously represented Rayonier in challenging a 2008 large acreage revaluation. The Rayonier litigation resulted in the 2008 large acreage digest and land […]
Roberts Tate is pleased to announce that Theresa Beaton and Daniel Strowe have been named partners in the firm. Theresa Beaton represents companies and individuals in business and real property litigation matters in federal and state courts. She has extensive experience in civil disputes at the trial court and appellate levels, including those involving breach […]