Estate Planning For A Collector

On behalf ESTATE PLANNING LAW GROUP OF GEORGIA, James M. Miskell P.C. posted in estate planning on Monday, May 19, 2014. Get expert help when passing on collectibles that have financial value. Pulling together a great collection of anything can take a great deal of effort and a lifetime of diligence. That noted, don’t forget that it also takes…

Knowing Better Than The Professionals: New Medicare Rules And Knowing Your Rights

On behalf ESTATE PLANNING LAW GROUP OF GEORGIA, James M. Miskell P.C. posted in estate planning on Friday, May 16, 2014. Starting this year, the key criterion for [Medicare} coverage is a demonstrated need for skilled care – even if the patient isn’t expected to improve. That means patients already enrolled in Medicare Part A (hospitalization) who need care…

An Estate With No Family To Pass It To: Motivations To Charity

On behalf ESTATE PLANNING LAW GROUP OF GEORGIA, James M. Miskell P.C. posted in estate planning on Wednesday, May 14, 2014. WHETHER it’s treasured pearl earrings or a vintage camera, a house or what’s left of your life savings, deciding who should inherit your worldly goods means making sometimes wrenching choices. For older people without children, stepchildren or grandchildren,…

Handing Over The Reins: Tricks To Converting Foundations Into Donor-Advised Funds

On behalf ESTATE PLANNING LAW GROUP OF GEORGIA, James M. Miskell P.C. posted in estate planning on Monday, April 28, 2014. Donor-advised funds have become the hot thing for philanthropists who have grown weary of foundations. To run the charitable foundation is to have absolute control and discretion over the charity, its goals, its practices, and all the decisions…

Charity on “Spend-Down” Mode

On behalf ESTATE PLANNING LAW GROUP OF GEORGIA, James M. Miskell P.C. posted in estate planning on Friday, April 25, 2014. More philanthropists are choosing to donate all of their foundations’ assets within their lifetimes. Sometimes good things are built to last, and sometimes you decide it has run its course. This seems to be the growing attitude amongst…

An Intermediary Care Service

On behalf ESTATE PLANNING LAW GROUP OF GEORGIA, James M. Miskell P.C. posted in elder law on Thursday, April 24, 2014. Caregiving is hard work and it is easy for caregivers to get burned out. Adult day care centers provide care and companionship in a group setting to seniors who need supervision during the day, allowing their caregivers to…