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Why special needs trusts are important

While estate planning is beneficial for almost everyone, it is even more imperative if you have a child with special needs. Because most children with special needs receive benefits from the government, it is important to protect them from losing those benefits. We...

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Common mistakes in estate planning

The death of a loved one is always a trying time for the family. One of the greatest challenges is trying to figure out what to do with the deceased’s property. For many, a will has already been laid out by the testator. Since this is a tricky area of the law, it is...

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What wills are valid in Georgia?

Georgia has its own laws for determining what wills are valid. After all, not every state allows for certain wills. In fact, there are variations on will types within each state, too.  Knowing what wills are valid in Georgia is important. This way, you know how to...

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What is a simple will?

Most people are aware that estate planning is an integral part of taking care of assets, but many are hesitant because of the seemingly-complex process. However, it is possible to create a will and have it be simple.  This type of will can include things like naming a...

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Does Medicare pay for long-term care?

Planning for your golden years is very important, and since Americans are living longer than ever it is highly likely that you will need assisted care. Most people do need assistance with activities like bathing and dressing when they get to a certain age. For some...

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Removing a guardian in Georgia

Georgia law is intentional in protecting the dignity of wards, and it takes seriously the responsibility of guardians. The Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities explains the guardian-ward relationship, which often applies to aging adults and those with mental...

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