Crafting Lasting Estate Planning Solutions

Elder couple reading willIt's hard for many people to think about estate planning. That's why so many people put it off. Doing that, however, can make it harder on your loved ones.

We here at Elder Law of Georgia, P.C., are your partners in aging by pairing our elder law services with comprehensive estate planning and probate representation. We can craft a comprehensive plan that is enforceable and limits the potential for costly, emotional disputes among beneficiaries.

Addressing Every Detail Of Your Estate Plan

Attorney Eric Owens will work one on one with you to think through every important decision and detail in your estate plan. He can help you determine which instruments will be best for your unique needs. These may include:

  • A will: This is a document that spells out funeral wishes and who you want to receive certain assets, such as a home, car or family heirlooms.
  • A trust: This can allow you to control who receives assets and under what conditions. Additionally, you could set up a trust that gives you access to your wealth while you are still alive.
  • A special-needs trust: This can ensure that you will be able to use your assets to provide for a disabled spouse, child or other loved one after your death.
  • Power of attorney: You can use this instrument to designate who can make financial or health care decisions on your behalf if you are no longer able to yourself.
  • A health care directive: If you cannot communicate to your doctor that you wish to receive life-saving treatment, this document can clearly spell out your wishes.

You will always be able to update your estate plan when circumstances change. If you wish to name a new trustee, give someone power of attorney privileges or change the terms of your will, we will always be here to help you update your documents and make sure they are enforceable.

It's Never Too Early To Start Estate Planning

If you are ready to get started, we are ready to guide you through the process to ensure that your rights, wishes and assets are secure. To learn more, call Elder Law of Georgia, P.C., in Gainesville at 470-201-5354 or send us an email to schedule a consultation with an experienced lawyer.