The Legacy Studio Blog

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…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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What now?

By Keelin Roper / April 6, 2020

So you’ve binge watched those shows you always heard about but never had time to watch, baked cookies, spent way to much with your partner/kids/pets, started a puzzle, and rearranged your sock drawer. These are strange days indeed. One thing you might not have thought of doing with this “extra” time on your hands is…

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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…

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Can I sign my estate planning during the COVID-19 pandemic?

By Celia "Deanie" Quillian / March 20, 2020

At Legacy Studio Estate Law the health of our clients is always a concern of highest priority for us. We are keeping updated with the recommendations of the CDC and local and state government officials regarding COVID-19 (aka the Coronavirus). With that in mind, we know that many of our clients are seeking to finalize…

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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…

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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…

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