Do You Know You Need to Plan But Just Keep Putting It Off?

Do you ever get frustrated when an item is on your “To Do List” month after month? Does it seem like there is never enough time to get certain things done in your life? If this describes your approach to estate planning, then keep reading. Clients often...

Learning from The Grinch

All of us have holiday memories of family, friends, service to others, and many more memories of days gone by. I have plenty of memories of presents as a child, but also very special memories of delivering gifts to prisoners’ families in Atlanta that touched my...

What Happens in Probate and Why You Want to Avoid It

It’s common knowledge in the estate planning field that people like to avoid the probate process. Many people hold this general idea, but few know why or how they can avoid the mess of probate. In this blog post we’ll look at common reasons why probate...

Getting Remarried: Why Prenup Shouldn’t Be a Dirty Word

Getting remarried after the death of a spouse or a divorce is fairly common. We also see it more and more in the senior years as people live longer lives. Whenever this happens, like it or not, there are plenty of planning issues that need to be addressed and...

4 Important Reasons Small Business Owners Need to Plan

Planning is a must for small business owners. Market studies show that 65-75% of individuals surveyed have not created estate plans, or their plans are outdated and ineffective. The percentage of unprotected individuals and families is usually higher for younger...

7 Key Areas to Know if Your Plan Needs Updating

In order to have the most effective estate plan possible, you should periodically take note of what has changed in your life. You should also be aware of what is changing with regards to the law (as best you can). Estate planning is not a one-time event. Instead, it...