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Do I need to “avoid probate” in Georgia?

By legacystudio / September 17, 2019 / 0 Comments

This is one of the most common questions we are asked by clients.  Like most questions, the answer is “it depends!” Probate is the process of proving that a document is the valid last will and testament of a deceased person (or that the person died without a valid last will and testament), and the…

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Designing a better process

By legacystudio / August 7, 2019 / 0 Comments

How long have you had your earbuds?  Would you believe that I have had mine for more than 12 years?  They were a big purchase for me back then, but the very unique swiveling design keeps the buds securely in my ear while producing great sound.  I use my earbuds often, so of course I…

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Does a young adult need estate planning?

By legacystudio / May 31, 2019 / 0 Comments

A client recently sent me an email to let me know that her son was accepted into the Honors Program at UGA (yay!) and had turned 18.  My client wrote asking “Do I have the ability to make medical and other decisions on his behalf given that he is now an adult?” The short answer…

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Welcome new attorney Deanie Quillian!

By legacystudio / May 20, 2019 / 0 Comments

We are thrilled to add Celia “Deanie” Patrick Quillian to our Legacy Studio team.  Deanie is an Atlanta native and the daughter, sister and wife of Atlanta lawyers.  A graduate of Duke and UGA Law School, Deanie practiced as a civil litigator before transitioning to a wills, trusts and estate practice.  She is an active…

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A Neat and Tidy Legacy

By legacystudio / February 18, 2019 / 0 Comments

Have you seen the new Netflix series starring Marie Kondo, author of the best-selling book, The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up?  Her book and her new show preach tidying as a way to have more joy in our lives.  Who does not want more joy and less clutter? Though less well-known, my favorite book about…

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