The many benefits of making a will

There are many benefits to creating a will. For instance, a prepared estate owner in Georgia can avoid state intestacy laws that govern how property is distributed. A will also allows the creator to name a caregiver for a minor child or decide who gets to care for a...

Trusts and IRAs

An individual retirement account is a popular retirement-saving tool for adults in Georgia. Choosing a trust as an IRA beneficiary can yield several benefits. However, before an estate owner can designate a trust as the beneficiary to their IRA, they should be aware...

A trust is a must for those with kids

Individuals in Georgia may need more than a will after they have children. Without a trust, a child may be able to inherit property directly after turning 18. Generally speaking, younger people have a hard time making prudent financial decisions. It can be tempting to...

Pros and cons of going through probate

When you pass on, your property does not automatically transfer to those whom you named as beneficiaries. Unfortunately, estate planning is not as easy as that. Even if you have a thorough, updated will, it must first pass through probate before going into...

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