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Atlanta Independent and Assisted Living Facilities Guide

  Did you know that a 2017 study shows that up to half of Americans will need to stay in an assisted residential facility home at some point in their lives?… Read More

Celebrate Mother’s Day by Giving the Most Valuable Gift to the Moms in Your Life

Mother’s Day is all about spending time with family and showing the mothers in your life how much you appreciate all that they do. If you are like me, you… Read More

What Happens to Your Student Loans When You Die?

If you’ve been paying attention to the news, you know that student loans are bigger and more common than ever before. There is currently over $1.45 trillion in outstanding student… Read More

Your Guide To Summer Camp 2018

Summer is almost here! The weather is starting to warm up and kids everywhere are getting that end-of-the-school-year bug. Do you have plans for your kids this summer? If not,… Read More

Now is the Best Time to Create an Estate Plan: Prince’s Cautionary Tale

This week marks the two year anniversary of Prince’s death. Since he passed in April 2016, those close to Prince have been unable to find a will or any other… Read More

The Difference Between a Revocable and Irrevocable Trust

A trust can be an excellent estate planning tool to help individuals protect their assets for their loved ones and to ensure that they avoid paying tax liabilities on their… Read More

Three Common Mistakes When Naming an IRA Beneficiary and How to Fix Them

Despite the fact that retirement accounts can be among the most valuable assets in a person’s estate, they are often overlooked during the estate planning process. Especially if your IRA… Read More

Questions to Ask a Probate Attorney at the First Meeting

Following the death of a loved one, the thought of going through probate for that person’s estate can seem daunting. It helps to come prepared before meeting with a probate… Read More

How to Protect Heirlooms From a Family Probate Feud

Compared to real estate, bank and brokerage accounts, and insurance policies, family heirlooms do not generally take pride of place in the estate planning conversation. Tangible personal property (things like… Read More

Asset Protection: When A Will Won’t Work

A will is usually the first thing people think of when they hear the phrase “estate planning.” While a will is generally the simplest form of estate planning, it does… 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.