While it seems like it just ended, hurricane season in Georgia is back. Starting June 1 to November 30 it is highly recommended that you and your family have a disaster readiness plan. This should include food, water, evacuation route…and an estate plan.
It seems unfitting to bring up serious matters like your Estate Plan during the holidays, but it may actually be the best time to do it. There are few times during the year that entire families gather, and this provides an opportunity that might not otherwise arise. [Read more…] about 5 Reasons to Discuss Your Estate Plan With Family Over the Holidays
In order to make sure that things go the way you’ve planned, it’s a good idea to occasionally double check who you have listed on your IRA beneficiary form. Putting together a solid estate plan with your Savannah will and trust lawyer is an important step in protecting the future of yourself and your family. [Read more…] about Top Tips from a Savannah Will and Trust Lawyer to Avoid IRA Beneficiary Form Mistakes
As estate planning attorneys in Savannah, we see plenty of situations where parents who love their children are not entirely in love with their children’s spouses. This can make the estate planning process a little tricky, because the spouse can add tension and stir up drama that wouldn’t have been there otherwise. While some people include their sons-and-daughters-in-law in the planning process, it’s not all that unusual to leave them out. [Read more…] about Can Your Children’s Spouses Inherit from You?
Trusts are important legal relationships that involve a Grantor who creates a Trust to hold property, a Trustee who holds or manages the property in the Trust, and a Beneficiary (or Beneficiaries) who eventually receives the property. While there are many types of Trusts, they can usually be broken down into two categories: Revocable and Irrevocable. Below you will find the benefits, disadvantages, and differences between Revocable and Irrevocable Trusts. [Read more…] about Chatham County Trust Lawyer: What’s the difference between a Revocable Trust and an Irrevocable Trust?