Estate Planning for Blended Families

Estate Planning for Blended Families

Divorces and remarriages have led to a significant shift in the makeup of today’s families. Ex-spouses, step-children, and other relationships require you to consider new ways to provide for your loved ones when you’re no longer around. Estate planning for these “blended” families is an essential step in passing along your assets and ensuring that…

How to handle becoming incapacitated

On behalf ESTATE PLANNING LAW GROUP OF GEORGIA, James M. Miskell P.C. posted in estate planning** on Thursday, April 24, 2018. Georgia residents could find themselves incapacitated at any time. This could happen because of a car accident or because old age has lowered a person’s mental abilities. Whether an individual is temporarily or permanently…

The importance of regularly reviewing an estate plan

On behalf ESTATE PLANNING LAW GROUP OF GEORGIA, James M. Miskell P.C. posted in estate planning** on Monday, April 16, 2018. People who have an estate plan still need to review that plan regularly to make sure it remains up to date. For example, if the estate plan was created in another state, it might…

Estate planning documents and their uses

On behalf ESTATE PLANNING LAW GROUP OF GEORGIA, James M. Miskell P.C. posted in estate planning** on Monday, April 9, 2018. Some people in Georgia might be among the roughly two-thirds of adult Americans who do not have a will. People often postpone creating an estate plan because it forces them to consider their own…

Living trusts need action to reap the benefits

On behalf ESTATE PLANNING LAW GROUP OF GEORGIA, James M. Miskell P.C. posted in estate planning** on Thursday, March 29, 2018. Many people in Georgia work hard to plan their estates in order to maximize the benefits of their assets for their heirs and beneficiaries. One mechanism that many individuals can use to improve their…