What Happens to our Children if Both My Spouse and I Die?

Children and Guardianship Attorney in Savannah Georgia

It is a question no one likes to think about. It’s also one of the most important questions that should be discussed after you have kids. What will happen to your children if both you and your spouse die? Who will care for them? We all know having a will is important, but yet only […]

5 Common Mistakes When Naming a Beneficiary

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In light of the current uncertain world we are living in, it has reminded us that now is as good a time as ever to review our estate plans and ensure everything is in order. Today we are looking at common mistakes when naming beneficiaries on accounts such as IRAs, 401(k)s, annuities, and insurance policies. […]

Planning for the Future With a Savannah Special Needs and Guardianship Lawyer

Father and Special Needs Son Laughing Together

Planning for the future of a child with special needs can be complicated. As a parent, you want to ensure your child continues to live a full, healthy life even after you are no longer able to provide care. Creating a special needs plan or trust with a special needs and guardianship attorney can relieve stress […]

Can Your Children’s Spouses Inherit from You?

As estate planning attorneys in Savannah, we see plenty of situations where parents who love their children are not entirely in love with their children’s spouses. This can make the estate planning process a little tricky, because the spouse can add tension and stir up drama that wouldn’t have been there otherwise. While some people […]

Savannah Estate Planning for Blended Families

Many people are familiar with this common horror story: a parent remarries later in life to a person with a family of his or her own. When the parent passes away, their estate goes entirely to their new spouse through the laws of intestacy.

ABLE Act is On Its Way to Becoming a Law in Georgia

Great news! The Georgia House of Representatives took the first step toward making ABLE Act  savings accounts a reality in our state (House Bill 768).  The legislation was passed unanimously on February 23rd, paving the way for greater financial security for those with disabilities. It now heads to the Senate for a vote.

The Comprehensive Legacy Checklist

27 Red Flags in Estate Planning You Can't Afford to Ignore: Get Our Expert Checklist!

Ensure your estate is fully prepared for any eventuality with The Comprehensive Legacy Checklist. This essential tool is designed to help you and your family face the future with confidence, covering all critical areas from asset protection to healthcare decisions. Whether you’re setting up a plan for the first time or updating an existing one, this checklist highlights potential vulnerabilities and ensures nothing is overlooked.