1. Organizing Your Aging Parents

    Here's a great article I found in "Family Home Guide" There comes a time in all of our lives when the roles reverse. Suddenly, we are no longer the child and the parenting skills we’ve so carefully honed with our own kids now need to be turned toward our aging parents. It can be one of the most em…Read More

  2. Who needs estate planning?

    You should have a plan if you want to make sure you stay in control of your financial and healthcare decision making in the event of your disability. You should also take the time to plan if you want to make sure your wealth goes to who you want, when you want, the way you want. If you have children…Read More

  3. What is estate planning?

    Estate planning should be a life long process of taking steps to provide for you and the people you love.  You never know when disability will strike. When most people think of estate planning they think about transferring what they own at their death. Another equally important part of planning is …Read More

  4. After A Divorce, Make Sure to Reevaluate Your Estate Plan

    Your ex or soon-to-be ex-spouse may still have authority over your medical and financial affairs after your divorce. This should send shock-waves through most people knowing their ex-spouse may still have so much control over them after they part company in a divorce. This is why it is important to …Read More

  5. Talking to your parents about moving from their home

    You've come back from the Thanksgiving Holiday and you are concerned about the safety of your parents who are living alone. What do you do? This article will help you do what I learned at West Point: "choose the harder right instead of the easier wrong." How to Talk to Aging Parents About Moving to …Read More

  6. How To Get Resistant Aging Parents To Talk About The Future

    Do your aging parents resist talking about the future or giving you any of their financial or legal information?  You’re not alone. “The Talk” about the future is off limits for a lot of parents. They are fearful of losing control of their lives.  Many adult children avoid pushing because th…Read More

  7. Is It a Good Idea to Add my Son or Daughter to my Bank Account?

    As a Peachtree City Estate Planning Attorney I often meet with clients who want their adult children to be able to access their bank accounts to help them out with writing checks or paying bills for them. However, this good intention can create a very serious risk of liability if carried out incorre…Read More

  8. What Happens to Your Will When You Move?

    Generally speaking, a will that has been validly drafted in one state will be valid under the laws of any other state. Realistically, however, it often becomes problematic when wills cross state lines. Moreover, all estate planning documents need to be periodically updated as a person’s life circu…Read More