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The Future Of Your Healthcare: Is It In The Hands Of Someone You Trust?

Posted on the behalf of Robert Turner,

For those that are independent, well and active, it’s difficult to consider the future of their healthcare if they succumb to a serious accident or illness, not to mention advanced age. Yet, if something happens and the person is not able to direct his or her own medical care, how can they be sure that  … Read more

Plan Ahead to Beat Probate!

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Probate is one of those words that people don’t typically understand until they’re in the middle of it. Probate is the process that happens in the courts after someone dies. It determines the legality of a will, who the legal heirs are, and how to pay the decedent’s remaining debts and taxes. If you’re the  … Read more

Guardianship: No Matter Your Age, Document Your Wishes Now

Posted on the behalf of Robert Turner,

When the Unexpected Happens Most people assume wills, a Power of Attorney and a Georgia Advance Directive for Health Care are legal documents to be dealt with in middle age or later. People in their twenties rarely have these documents – often because they are too busy living. However, one family found out how critical  … Read more

What Does Elder Abuse Look Like?

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Taking several forms, elder abuse continues to be undetected and underreported across the United States, including Georgia. Yet, because it typically involves intentional cruelty towards at-risk adults, it is important to understand what elder abuse looks like and what to do if your loved one or family member is being exploited. Perhaps you’ve noticed that  … Read more

Family First: Legal Guardianship for Aging Loved Ones

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Family can be our biggest asset. They support our hopes and dreams. They love unconditionally. They are the pieces of you that tell your story, that share your burdens, that light your way. So when a parent or other family member becomes ill, you want to show them that support, love, and light, the way  … Read more

Online Legal Services: When a Bargain Really Isn’t

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A lot of online “legal services” are springing up, offering to perform comprehensive legal advice at a discount price. They tout their professionalism, and some offer “testimonials” citing how great their services are. While online legal services may seem like a bargain, the law is one area where it pays to work with trusted, experienced,  … Read more

Understanding Power Of Attorney

Posted on the behalf of Robert Turner,

Imagine a single individual that lives alone, has no close or surviving family members, and is preparing for a major surgery. In turn, imagine a couple that is traveling out of the country for the next few months while their home is for sale. These are just two instances in which a power of attorney  … Read more

Served Uncle Sam?

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If you served in the US armed forces and are a veteran, there are a number of benefits available to you- if you know where to find them! You already know about the medical or health plans available and using the VA hospitals, and you probably know that you can get discounts at various businesses,  … Read more

Last Will and Testament…Maybe Not

Posted on the behalf of Robert Turner,

You probably figure that whatever you put in your will is final. But depending on your family, and you of all people know your family best, your final wishes might not be taken into consideration the way you hoped they would. A will can be contested in the courts, ending up costing the intended recipients  … Read more

Be Prepared!

Posted on the behalf of Robert Turner,

It’s the Boy Scout motto, and a wise piece of advice for life in general, but especially your finances! You never know when you’re going to have an emergency or unexpected rainy day; you also never know when you may unexpectedly pass away. Have you considered how your family will fare when it happens? There  … Read more