For Gwinnett and Johns Creek Readers:Estate Planning Lessons from the Late Anna Nicole Smith

On behalf ESTATE PLANNING LAW GROUP OF GEORGIA, James M. Miskell P.C. posted in estate planning on Monday, September 19, 2016. After nearly 20 years of litigation and fighting in the press, the conflict between the estates of Anna Nicole Smith and her billionaire husband J. Howard Marshall has been resolved. On Monday August 18th, a federal judge in…

Passing assets to beneficiaries who can’t manage money

On behalf ESTATE PLANNING LAW GROUP OF GEORGIA, James M. Miskell P.C. posted in estate planning on Thursday, September 15, 2016. When parents in Georgia are thinking about estate planning, they might be worried about their children squandering their inheritances too soon. However, there are steps that parents can take to help prevent their children from mismanaging the inheritances…

Making sure a trust is enforced

On behalf ESTATE PLANNING LAW GROUP OF GEORGIA, James M. Miskell P.C. posted in estate planning on Wednesday, August 24, 2016. Georgia residents who are beneficiaries of trusts may sometimes experience a breakdown in communications with the trustee. This is not an uncommon situation when a trustee is trying to follow the wishes of the settlor while the beneficiaries…