Did you know that the state of Georgia already has a default estate plan in effect for you and your family? Whenever someone dies without a last will and testament in place, the state laws of intestacy determine which of the relatives succeeds to ownership of the decedent's assets, and the results probably do not correspond to what the decedent actually intended.
Preparing a will gives you the opportunity to think through your current and future finances, and provide sensibly for the needs of your spouse, your children, children from a prior marriage, others in your family, charities, churches and any other entity with whom you want to share your estate. Our founding attorney, Tracy Teiger, can guide you through the considerations and make sure that your will and your trust will accomplish your specific intentions.
Many families and business owners depend on trusts to accomplish more specific estate planning goals. An experienced estate planning lawyer can show you how trust instruments can accomplish any number of objectives:
To learn more about wills, trusts, living wills and other components of an effective estate plan, call us at 800-780-2275 or 866-726-2153. You can also reach us via email by completing our online contact form.