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Facing a Dementia Diagnosis? Legal Steps to Protect You and Your Family

A dementia diagnosis is scary. You and your loved ones may be feeling overwhelmed and anxious about what lies ahead. The period after receiving a dementia diagnosis is time best… Read More

6 Questions About Dying Without A Will In Georgia

When someone dies without a will in the State of Georgia, that person’s “estate” will go through Georgia’s intestacy laws. Not many people understand what this means and what the… Read More

2018 Changes To Social Security and Medicare

Social Security and Medicare have been a focus on the news in recent years, as elected officials, analysts, and pundits discuss the possibility of these programs changing or coming to… Read More

Paying For Your Child’s Education With an Education Trust Fund

Parents today are already familiar with the high cost of funding a child’s college education. Setting aside enough savings for one child’s education is tough, but for multiple children, it… Read More

Distributing Your IRA Using A Trust

As you likely know, an Individual Retirement Account (IRA) is a savings account specifically designed for retirement that allows for special tax advantages. Money put into an IRA is not… Read More

3 Estate Planning Tips For New Parents

Congratulations! It is a girl (or boy). A new child is a blessing and a huge life change for new parents. Being a new parent can be a busy time… Read More

DIY Wills: You Get What You Pay For

The majority of individuals in the United States do not have wills or any estate planning documents in place. This is often because it can be difficult and painful to… Read More

2018 Update: How The Tax Bill Affects You

On Friday, December 22, 2017, President Donald Trump signed the massive tax bill new tax bill that is being touted as the most extensive overhaul of the federal tax system… Read More

Managing Your Digital Afterlife

You know how important estate planning is for your loved ones. You want to make sure that they are provided for and that the process of disbursing your estate is… Read More

Estate Planning for the Blended Family

Your Blended Family is Unique A blended family is one with children from more than one partnership. For many families, this looks like a second marriage in which one or… 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.