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2 Critical Reasons To Have A Living Will

Estate planning involves much more than a Trust or Last Will and Testament. Several other documents need to be prepared to fully ensure your estate planning needs are covered. These… Read More

Can I Write My Own Will?

Everyone is looking for ways to save a little money, even when it comes to creating an estate plan. The rise of DIY legal sites has led many people to… Read More

How To Distribute Personal Effects In An Estate Plan

In most wills, the decision-making on what happens to the deceased’s personal effects is left to the personal representative. Depending on who is appointed, it may not be necessary to… Read More

Planning An Estate With A Special Needs Child In Mind

Estate planning is important regardless of an individual’s circumstances. However, it is even more important when someone has a special needs child. Whether the child is a minor or an… Read More

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

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.