legacystudio

Legacy Studio Celebrations

By legacystudio / February 17, 2021 /

  This week we are proud to be celebrating the 1 year anniversary of Reg Strong joining Legacy Studio as our Finance Manager and the 2nd anniversary of Deanie Quillian joining us as an attorney.           Deanie has guided dozens of families through the estate administration process and worked on hundreds…

Read More

Kudos to our Law Clerk Chandler Stutzman

By legacystudio / August 26, 2020 /

Chandler Stutzman began clerking at Legacy Studio in December of 2019. We have been so fortunate to have this diligent, detail oriented person on our team these past 8 months. He is a graduate of the University of Georgia with a B.A. in International Affairs and is in his third year of law school at…

Read More

Introducing Laurie Dugoniths Busbee, Esq.

By legacystudio / July 13, 2020 /

Laurie brings 20 years of insurance coverage law experience to Legacy Studio, meaning she expertly extracts important details from complex documents and can translate legalese for clients with ease.  She’s a wife and stepmom and has a golf handicap worth bragging about. We were thrilled to add another attorney to the firm in May and…

Read More

Excited to have an Administrative Assistant!- Introducing LeAnn Whitley

By legacystudio / July 9, 2020 /

Legacy Studio is excited to welcome LeAnn Whitley to our team as our administrative assistant!  LeAnn is a recent graduate of Georgia College with a BA in Political Science and is starting graduate school in public policy at Georgia State University in the fall.  While LeAnn studies how to solve the world’s problems with good…

Read More

A Belated Welcome to our Finance Manager Reg Strong!!

By legacystudio / July 7, 2020 /

Reg enthusiastically responded to our ad looking for an introverted penny pincher to slice and dice numbers and manage our finances back in February of this  year.  He comes to us with several years of corporate work experience and holds degrees in both Accounting and Political Science.   We also discovered his talent as a videographer,…

Read More

GA Advanced Directive for Health Care Coffee Class

By legacystudio / May 19, 2020 /

Legacy Studio launched its monthly “Coffee Class” on our Facebook page May 14th on a very important topic: The Georgia Advanced Directive for Health Care. Do you have an up to date Healthcare Directive? Did you know that anyone over the age of 18 should have one? Do you know where to get the form…

Read More

Non-profit helping emerging artists in Atlanta facing an uncertain future

By legacystudio / March 26, 2020 /

Legacy Studio Estate Law is currently hosting our 3rd office art exhibit with MINT, whose 14 year mission has been “to make Atlanta a destination for the arts: a cultural hub where artists thrive, patrons experience transformative work, and communities are activated and engaged”. This non-profit, like most for profit businesses, is struggling through the…

Read More

Is my Will still valid if I move to another state? 

By legacystudio / March 10, 2020 /

The short answer is “yes, it is still valid,” but you should develop a relationship with a lawyer in your new community and tweak the documents as advised. After your death, your Executor will produce your Will to the Probate Court who will determine that the document produced is your Last Will and Testament and…

Read More

You or your family may be entitled to unclaimed property! …. Scam or hidden treasure?

By legacystudio / November 11, 2019 /

About fifteen years ago an elderly client asked me about a letter she received offering to connect her with the unclaimed (lost) property of a close relative who had died.  I easily found the searchable databases online and told the client that she did not have to pay a fee to find unclaimed property. I…

Read More

Do I need to “avoid probate” in Georgia?

By legacystudio / September 17, 2019 /

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…

Read More