Category: Estate Planning


What to Include in a Living Will

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We all want to provide for our families after we pass on, but it is also important to leave instructions for our family members in the event a medical condition leaves us incapable of making medical decisions on our own. A living will is a way to care for your family and remove from them  … Read more

How To Avoid Probate Problems

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If you search the web, you will find many examples of probate horror stories. There are many reasons that probate can turn into a courthouse circus, but this kind of drama can be avoided with careful estate planning. What is Probate? Before we discuss the problems that can occur, we need to understand probate. Probate  … Read more

3 Benefits of Settling an Estate Through Probate

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When a loved one has passed, the process of grieving begins. However, the process of executing their will, should they have one, and settling their estate has also begun. Choosing how to handle the financial resources left behind depends mostly on the complexity of the will and the number or size of assets. There are  … Read more

A Power of Attorney is Not What You See in the Movies

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The thought of giving someone power of attorney (POA) over your affairs may be disconcerting. However, if your fears stem from murder mysteries that you have read or seen on the big screen, you are probably not getting all the facts. Fiction and media are largely sensationalized; they are designed to garner a specific reaction  … Read more

End-of-Year Charitable Planning

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The end of the 2019 tax year is just around the corner, so now is the time to complete any last-minute charitable giving to offset your tax burden. End-of-year charitable planning includes a review of the year’s financial status and possible tax burdens, and how you can mitigate high tax rates. Turner Law, LLC can  … Read more

Elder Law Needs in Georgia

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Estate planning can become a messy and stressful situation for families. Advance planning is the best approach. Instead of facing the public process of guardianship through the court, you may wish to hire an elder law attorney. There are plenty of benefits that will give the entire family peace-of-mind that healthcare and personal affairs are  … Read more

Special Needs Trust

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Are you worried about your loved one with a disability? Do you want to ensure that they are taken care of and not lose any of their current benefits? A special needs trust may be the answer for you. A special needs trust is set up for a person with physical and/or mental disabilities who  … Read more

The Benefits of Estate Planning

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Planning a vacation ahead of time allows for a more stress-free and relaxing time for our loved ones. Why do we not do the same with our estates? Everyone has an estate no matter how big or how little and will be handled by those we leave behind. Estate planning is one way to provide  … Read more

Aid And Attendance

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Perhaps you served as a veteran years ago, and you are now retired. Maybe your health is declining, and you are having trouble performing everyday activities such as eating, bathing and getting dressed. Did you know that you could turn to the VA for help? AARP explains that large numbers of veterans and their survivors  … Read more

Financial Exploitation and Your Aging Loved One

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From telemarketing scams to forgery, identity theft or undue influence, the aging population is increasingly vulnerable to financial exploitation. Aside from their advanced age, Find Law explains that older adults are more dependent on others, not to mention many elderly individuals have more financial assets. Unfortunately, much of the exploitation experienced (up to 90%) takes  … Read more