3 common estate planning mistakes

Proper estate planning gives you the opportunity to make informed decisions about the future of your estate. Having an estate plan in place is highly beneficial as it allows you to maximize the value of assets you leave to your successors. Familiarizing yourself with...

Does Georgia levy estate taxes?

When it comes to estate planning, there are various key issues that people must consider when creating or making changes to an existing estate plan. Taxes play a critical role in the way in which assets are distributed and it is important for people to recognize that...

What happens if I don’t have a will?

Like other states, Georgia law specifies what happens when a resident of this state dies without leaving a will or other estate planning documents. Basically, if a person is married at the time of the death, then the spouse will receive the entire probate estate. If,...

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