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Why Everyone Needs an Estate Plan

One may assume that only people who are married, have children or who are advanced in age need an estate plan, but that could not be any further from the… Read More

Why You Must Modify An Estate Plan Post-Divorce

An estate plan is not something that is written and never reviewed again. A will is a living, breathing document. Life does not stop simply because someone has signed on… Read More

How to Choose A Reliable Power of Attorney

An estate plan includes much more than a will or trust. In fact, to be set up for success and to protect the interests of loved ones, an estate plan… Read More

Should I Include Funeral Planning as Part of My Estate Plan?

An estate plan includes several different documents: a will or trust, power of attorney, healthcare power of attorney or living will. However, a funeral plan should also be a part… Read More

How Do I Choose A Guardian for My Children?

One of the toughest decisions parents can face when putting together an estate plan is deciding who would take care of their children if something should happen to either or… Read More

How to Make Your Personal Representative’s Job Easier

Your personal representative is the person you choose to essentially “close up” your estate. This position is synonymous with the term executor. He or she is the individual responsible for… Read More

What If The Beneficiaries Of A Will Cannot Or Should Not Benefit From It?

Often individuals create a will several years before they pass away. The gap between selecting beneficiaries and death can often lead to complications when it comes to probating the will,… Read More

What Is The Difference Between Power Of Attorney And An Executor?

With the baby boomer generation living longer, adult children are taking on more responsibility, including being asked to administer estates. However, for many adult children, this can seem overwhelming as… Read More

Common Reasons for Georgia Probate Litigation

Sadly, the death of a loved one doesn’t always means that family members and beneficiaries will get along. Often, the opposite situation occurs – after the death of a parent,… Read More

How Can Undue Influence Invalidate a Georgia Will?

Unfortunately, some heirs and beneficiaries take advantage of their close relationship with a parent, uncle, sister, relative, or someone they are helping out in order to get that person to… Read More

Atlanta, GA Estate Planning Attorney, Brian M. Douglas, assists clients in all areas of life & wealth planning. Services provided include estate planning, trusts and estates, planning wills and trusts, power of attorney, probate and trust administration, small business law, corporate law, real estate transactions and law, long-term care and Medicaid, veterans benefits, charitable planning, special needs and disability planning, estate tax planning, business succession planning, Medicaid crisis planning, and asset protection. Brian M. Douglas serves all of Atlanta, Georgia, along with Cobb County, Cherokee County, Fulton County, Forsyth County, Dekalb County, Gwinnett County, and Douglas County.