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Should I Add My Boyfriend or Girlfriend to My House?

There may be unintended consequences when you add your girlfriend or boyfriend to the deed to your house.

By |November 14th, 2019|Blogs, Home, Property, Real Estate, Real Estate Law, Real Property|0 Comments

Four Reasons Why You Should Not Add Your Children To Your House

Is it a good idea to add your kids to the deed of your house?

By |November 7th, 2019|Blogs, Home, Probate, Property, Real Estate|0 Comments

If my Spouse Dies, the House Automatically Transfers to me, Right?

Although there are some states that may have that rule, Georgia is not one of them. In Georgia there are different ways to hold title to a property. The most popular ways are tenants in common, for only one spouse to hold […]

By |October 17th, 2019|Blogs, Home, Probate, Property, Real Estate, Real Estate Law|0 Comments

Common Estate Planning Myths

There is a lot of misinformation that
surrounds wills, trusts, powers of attorney, and advance directives, but these
are the most common.

I have a will. I don’t have to go through probate.

Unfortunately, this is a common
misconception. A will does not avoid probate, but it makes the probate process
easier. Probate is the process of authenticating […]

By |September 24th, 2019|Blogs, Estate Planning, Power of Attorney, Trusts, Wills|0 Comments

What is a Will and Why Should I Have One?

I have many people tell me why they don’t need a will, or how they explained everything to their family so there is no need to write it down. This is the overwhelming belief with regards to wills and other estate planning documents. Unfortunately, telling your children how you want your estate to be […]

By |September 12th, 2019|Blogs, Estate Planning, Power of Attorney, Trusts, Wills|0 Comments