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.
One of the questions we get from time to time is do I need to redo my Will if I've had another child or if I've had my first child? That's a great question. In today's short video, we'll answer that question.
Estate planning for singles is important, and it can be argued that it is more important than for married persons in some respects. But singles may have some special considerations present in their planning that deserve attention and thought. In this article and video, attorney Joel Beck highlights some planning considerations for singles.
Probate assets and non-probate assets are assets that are defined as to how they will pass from a deceased owner to a beneficiary. In this short video, Georgia estate planning attorney Joel Beck discusses the differences in these assets types, and gives examples of each.
You've done your estate planning. Now, a question you might have is where to store your Will. What do you do with it? In this short video, attorney Joel Beck shares his general thoughts in response to that question.