If you have accumulated assets or if you have children, you need to have an estate plan. This is because after your death, major decisions about distributing your assets or minor children’s guardianship will be made without your input.

However, these are not the only occasions that you should consult with an experienced estate planning attorney about.

A knowledgeable estate planning attorney can help you adjust with any major changes in your personal relationships, family priorities and applicable laws at the federal or the state level. Some of the most common reasons that will prompt you to reach out to an estate planning attorney to do your first round of estate planning or to make updates to existing plans include:

  •       Children
  •       Remarriage
  •       Divorce
  •       New Home
  •       New Business
  •       Marriage

If you’re ready to talk estate planning options, set up a meeting with an experienced estate planning attorney today. Get back on track and kick off the new year by accomplishing this.   A Georgia estate planning attorney can help you identify what documents you already have and which ones you need to put together in order to accomplish your goals.