Once your divorce is final, it is time to update your Will, or create one if you don't have a Will in place already. In doing so, it is important to consider these questions as your estate plan is made current.
Whether your divorce is easy or hard, there are almost certainly more legal issues to address during and after a divorce to ensure that your assets are protected, you’ve planned appropriately for yourself and for any children, and that you’ve got plans in place to protect yourself by ensuring the appropriate persons are empowered to make decisions for your healthcare and financial management in the event of your incapacity. In this blog post series, we'll address the main four issues people should act upon promptly.
If you are a small business owner, do you have plans in place to protect your business in the event of your incapacitation or your unexpected death? If not, why not? Planning for business owners is critical to protect the business, and the owner.
Sometimes, a person will tell us that they want to make a child a co-owner of their assets to make distribution of their assets easier, to ensure their wishes are followed. Doing that presents many risks, and may result in very different outcomes that hoped for. We usually recommend against this as a way to conduct your estate planning as it is not a true plan.
Georgia is a great state to do business in, and according to a recent report in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, it is the eighth best place to start a business. According to the articles, there were more than 13,000 new companies in Georgia last year. The articles cites various factors for making Georgia a great place […]