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

Do You Have A Simple Estate?

Many people think they have a simple estate and do not need a will or estate plan. However, below are five common situations that turn a simple estate complicated.

Minor children. Minor children cannot inherit property, including monetary assets, outright, and must be held in trust until the child reaches the age of 18. Multiple […]

By |February 6th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

DIY Wills

The value in an estate planning attorney can be a priceless asset with regards to drafting your final wishes in a will. Many people believe that wills are simple and you can create one yourself, or pay for one online for a cheap fee. Although those options may seem economical now, they can have […]

By |January 23rd, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What is Title Insurance?

Owner’s title insurance protects your ownership rights in your property. Purchasing your home is a huge investment and you should take every precaution to protect it, that includes owner’s title insurance. Owner’s title insurance protects you from past events that are connected to your title. Typically, title issues are caught before you reach […]

By |January 9th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Basics of a Real Estate Closing

A real estate closing is the process of
transferring real property from one owner to a new owner. For first time home
buyers, and even seasoned home buyers, real estate closings can seem like a
mystery. However, we have created a simple guide that briefly explains each
stage of the closing process.

Step 1:
You sign a purchase and […]

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

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