For Gwinnett and Johns Creek Readers: Veterans: The Importance of Keeping Those Military Papers in a Safe and Known Place

On behalf ESTATE PLANNING LAW GROUP OF GEORGIA, James M. Miskell P.C. posted in estate planning on Wednesday, September 17, 2014. Consider the experience of John J. Scroggin, who runs a tax business and estate-planning firm in Atlanta. His father, who died in 2001, wanted to be buried in Arlington National Cemetery in Washington. “I called Arlington and they…

Johnny Football Doesn’t Look To Be An All-Pro Planner … Yet

On behalf ESTATE PLANNING LAW GROUP OF GEORGIA, James M. Miskell P.C. posted in estate planning on Tuesday, August 26, 2014. Jonathan Paul Manziel got paid. The most talked-about quarterback in college football since Tim Tebow recently signed a four-year contract with the Cleveland Browns. According to an official press release by the National Football Association, insiders believe that…

Save Your Results … Now!

On behalf ESTATE PLANNING LAW GROUP OF GEORGIA, James M. Miskell P.C. posted in elder law on Monday, August 25, 2014. In life as in computing, a little planning now prevents a lot of pain down the road. Goodbyes are never easy, particularly if the relationship was a cherished one. Such was the case for me and my beloved…

For Gwinnett County and Johns Creek Readers: Famous Actor’s Estate: Learn From Oscar Winner What Not To Do!

On behalf ESTATE PLANNING LAW GROUP OF GEORGIA, James M. Miskell P.C. posted in estate planning on Thursday, August 21, 2014. Phillip Seymour Hoffman, an accomplished actor, died suddenly in February at age 46 of a suspected drug overdose. Seymour had a long-term companion, Marianne O’Donnell, with whom he had three young children. Under the terms of his Will,…

For Gwinnett County and Johns Creek Readers: Second Marriages Can Cause Estate Planning Issues If Not Handled Properly

On behalf ESTATE PLANNING LAW GROUP OF GEORGIA, James M. Miskell P.C. posted in estate planning on Wednesday, August 20, 2014. Estate planning with one family is hard enough. For families with a mix of biological children and stepchildren, first spouses and second spouses, making out an equitable will can seem impossible. No one wants to leave their heirs…

For Gwinnett and Johns Creek Readers: The Basics: Identifying Your Assets Is The Start Of a Good Estate Plan

On behalf ESTATE PLANNING LAW GROUP OF GEORGIA, James M. Miskell P.C. posted in estate planning on Wednesday, August 20, 2014. Few people relish estate planning. After all, deciding how you want your assets distributed after you die can serve as an unnerving reminder of your mortality. But there are plenty of reasons to tackle the task with some…