December 2017 Archives

Important estate planning steps for new parents

When you become a first-time parent, you may find yourself consumed with feedings, naps and learning the ropes of caring for a newborn on your own. With everything you have going on, it becomes all too easy to let other aspects of your life take a backseat, and many couples find they have little time left for matters such as estate planning.

What married couples need to know about Medicaid assets

Married senior couples in Georgia who receive Medicaid benefits sometimes have concerns about how assets will affect them, especially if moving to a nursing home is necessary for one spouse. Since long-term care in a nursing home or assisted living facility is usually a significant expense, couples often seek coverage from Medicaid to ease financial burdens.

Benefits to long-term care planning today

Georgia residents may benefit from thinking about long-term care planning years before they need it. This may make it possible to limit the impact of rising health care costs that could prevent an individual from enjoying his or her retirement. In some cases, health issues may appear without warning, and it is also possible that a spouse's health issues could derail long-term financial plans.

Court orders new measures to assess intermittent pain

Veterans in Georgia who have a service-related disability have some familiarity with the VA rating system for disabilities. The rating has a direct effect on the vet's disability pension. The higher the disability rating, the higher the vet's monthly pension is.

How to use estate planning to ensure your company's longevity

As a small business owner in Johns Creek, you have managed to build up a lucrative business from the ground up. The one thing you may have overlooked along the way is making your estate plans. Without them, all of your hard work could be in jeopardy. 

Applying early is the key to long-term care benefits for veterans

Veterans in Johns Creek, Georgia, and elsewhere around the Peach State should be aware of a relatively unknown veteran benefit. It is called the Veterans Aid & Attendance pension benefit and applies to a pension-eligible veteran, his or her spouse or both.

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11555 Medlock Bridge Road, Suite 100
Johns Creek, GA 30097

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Lawrenceville, GA 30043

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