Special needs trusts and estate planning

Parents of children with disabilities who are living in Georgia are often concerned about estate planning. If a person with a disability is receiving Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits, getting additional income, even in the form of an estate bequest, could...

Estate planning and the “widowhood effect”

People in Georgia may find that the deaths of George and Barbara Bush prompt them to think about their own estate plans. Even though the Bushes were quite wealthy, lessons from their example could be useful to people of more modest means planning the future of their...

Life events call for an estate plan review

Georgia residents have only fulfilled half of their estate planning responsibilities by drafting a will or other documents. Once these documents are created, it is vital for individuals to review them on a regular basis. For instance, when a person moves to another...

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