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
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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?
You have probably seen so-called “standard” (aka cheap) living trusts advertised all over the Chatham County area. Seminars, direct mail, and telemarketing are all common marketing techniques for the companies that sell “Do-It-Yourself” legal plans. [Read more…] about When it Comes to Estate Planning in Chatham County, You Get What You Pay For
A lot of people complain about high taxes. Looking at what the government takes from your weekly paycheck can be frustrating. But, it could be worse. Even people who don’t complain about taxes (there are a few) and understand it takes money to run the government would complain if they understood that it is possible for the government to tax the same money over and over and over. And, it happens more than you think. [Read more…] about A Dynasty Trust in Chatham County Can Help Leave Your Assets to Your Grandchildren – Not the Government!
Many people believe that it would be easier for their loved ones if they transferred ownership of their home before they need to. Bypassing probate in Chatham County, they believe, will be easiest for everyone. That could be true. However, there are several risks to consider that might harm you or your heirs. [Read more…] about Stop! Don’t Transfer Ownership of Your Home without Understanding These 6 Hazards