A question we sometimes get goes something like this, “Can I write out my wishes, and sign it and have it notarized. Is that a valid will?” In today’s short video, attorney Joel Beck answers that question.
If you're going to buy or sell a business, it is critical to know exactly what it is that you are buying or selling. In today's short video, attorney Joel Beck provides an overview on the difference between an asset only deal and a stock deal.
At some point in your life, you may have heard about someone's estate being tied up in probate. It may have included awful stories involving relatives fighting over money or property to the point where family bonds were forever broken. The reality is that probate isn't always a grueling and emotional process. In fact, a lot of the process boils down to paperwork, signatures, deadlines, and months, or sometimes years, of waiting. However, it's still a process that some people would prefer to avoid because of the costs involved and the time it takes. Here are four strategies that might help avoid probate.
Lawrenceville (Gwinnett County) estate planning attorney Joel Beck warns of some problems that may arise from online or do it yourself estate plans and gives examples of possible costly mistakes that you should avoid.