The Four Key Duties of a Fiduciary

Selecting someone else to make financial decisions on your behalf might initially seem nerve-wracking or overwhelming, but it’s an important step to take in the process of estate planning. Before doing so, however, you need to think carefully about the person you intend to step into this role and educate yourself about what a fiduciary’s… Read More »

Why Might It Make Sense to Avoid Probate in Georgia?

Most people have heard the general advice that it’s a good idea to engage in estate planning with an experienced attorney because it assists with avoiding the probate process. While it is certainly true that one of the most commonly explored aspects of estate planning has to do with avoiding probate, you may not actually… Read More »

Defining Mental Competence for The Purposes of a Will

Did you know that practically any will could be contested? Although the burden of proof for challenging a will sits with the person who contest the will to begin with, it is still possible for someone to allege that a will is simply invalid. Thinking about competency is especially important for adult children who are… Read More »