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Are You a Member of the Sandwich Generation?

These days, there is a name for every generation: Baby Boomers, Gen X, Millennials, Gen Z, and each generation is loosely defined by a few key characteristics that group them… Read More

Using an LLC to Protect Your Life Savings

Whether you are just starting a new venture or are building your existing business, being an entrepreneur is an exciting endeavor! As a business owner, you have the ability to… Read More

Three Reasons to Consider Using a Trust in a Personal Injury Settlement

Personal injury is an area of law designed to protect individuals and families who are injured by the negligence, recklessness, or intentional act of another. Imagine you are driving home… Read More

Financial Protection for Unmarried Couples

There are all kinds of reasons to wait before doing an estate plan. We hear them all the time: “I am not out of debt yet.” “I am not wealthy… Read More

Tips for Planning Your Living Trust

How to Plan Your Revocable Living Trust When it comes to preparing an estate plan, many individuals opt for a revocable living trust over a basic last will and testament.… Read More

A Text Is Not A Will

Last week, a court in France ruled that a text message sent shortly before a man’s death in 2016 altering his will was not enforceable. The court decided that a… Read More

When is probate necessary?

When is Probate Necessary? When it comes to estate planning, probate is always a possibility that is discussed and often recommended to be avoided. However, probate is not always necessary,… Read More

Aretha Franklin Passed Without a Will or Trust. Three Lessons We Can Learn From the Queen of Soul’s Passing

Aretha Franklin recently passed away at 76 due to advanced pancreatic cancer. Last week, the media reported that the Queen of Soul died without creating a will or trust. Her… Read More

3 Special Needs Planning Tips for Adult Sibling

Special Needs Planning for the Adult Sibling Whenever a family has a child with special needs, it is normally an all-hands-on-deck type of situation. Many times, the daily care of… Read More

How the CHRONIC Care Act Will Impact Medicare Recipients

In February 2018, the Creating High-Quality Results and Outcomes Necessary to Improve Chronic (CHRONIC) Care Act was signed into law. This law, which will go into effect in 2020, will… 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.