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…

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. When planning for your estate, where do you start? The first step, according to CNN Money‘s “Identifying your assets” (i.e., part of its Money Essentials Series), is to review and inventory all of your assets. This includes your investments, pensions, retirement accounts,…

Any Guess What The Top Mistake Is In Estate Planning?

On behalf ESTATE PLANNING LAW GROUP OF GEORGIA, James M. Miskell P.C. posted in estate planning on Friday, August 15, 2014. You may have made a giant estate planning mistake without even knowing it – forgetting to update the names of your beneficiaries for your employer-sponsored retirement plans, IRAs, life insurance policies, mutual funds, bank accounts, brokerage accounts, annuities…

Retirement Strategies for Younger Workers

On behalf ESTATE PLANNING LAW GROUP OF GEORGIA, James M. Miskell P.C. posted in elder law on Thursday, August 14, 2014. Now is the time to adopt financial habits that determine a successful retirement, even if you’re still in your 20s. (Note: Parents, here is a great article to share with your twenty-something adult children!) If you are a…

FOR GWINNETT COUNTY AND JOHNS CREEK READERS: When Comedians Tackle Estate Planning Issues

On behalf ESTATE PLANNING LAW GROUP OF GEORGIA, James M. Miskell P.C. posted in estate planning on Tuesday, July 29, 2014. Income inequality and the estate tax continue to be hot button issues in American politics and culture. Americans have a wide array of opinions about these two linked topics. Comedian John Oliver recently gave his humorous thoughts on…