When someone dies, typically a family member is named the executor of their estate. The length and complexity of the following process usually justify hiring a skilled probate lawyer. There are different kinds of probate lawyers, but most executors find themselves in need of help with transactional aspects of the probate process. If there are lawsuits involved regarding the estate, a probate litigator may be a better way to go. [Read more…] about Hiring the Right Probate Lawyer in Savannah Georgia
As your child with special needs nears 18, your fear for their safety grows each day. Once legally an adult, decisions about healthcare, contracts and daily responsibilities will become their own.
If you believe your child is incapable of making medical, financial or other important decisions for themselves, you may want to consider obtaining guardianship once they reach 18. [Read more…] about Do I Need Guardianship for My Child with Special Needs?
If you are Veteran or the surviving spouse of a Veteran you may be entitled to collect an additional $1,000-2,000 tax-free per month. Many Veterans are unaware of the VA Pension with Aid & Attendance benefit available through the Department of Veterans Affairs. Aid & Attendance is designed to help offset health care costs if you are facing the challenge of paying for care while maintaining your quality of life.
Often when people hear “estate” it forms pictures in their minds of grandiose homes, luxury vehicles, and an abundant cash flow. This misconception often leads people to believe that they do not need an estate plan. The truth is, estate planning is not just for the wealthy. Everyone can benefit from an estate plan, even those of modest means. [Read more…] about Estate Planning is Not Just for the Rich and Wealthy
After having everyone over for the holidays you’ve started to rethink some of the designations in your estate plan. Your son won the lottery, your sister has developed some questionable habits, and you’ve decided to move states. Big changes are happening, and it’s time to make coordinating updates to your will or trust. [Read more…] about Updating Your Estate Plan During the New Year