Personal Identifying Information. Legitimate government employees will never call you, show up to your house, or send you an e-mail to request your account number, social security number, or other personal identifying information. If ever in doubt, look up the alleged agency’s contact information and call them directly to determine whether or not a request…

On average, individuals who reach the age of 65 years will need 2 to 3 years of long-term care over their lifetime. Care arrangements may vary from an informal family member or friend providing care in the home to an extended stay in a skilled nursing facility. Presently, it is reasonable to anticipate that assisted…

It is important for married couples to understand their rights to a deceased spouse’s estate. This is particularly important in a second marriage situation or other circumstance where a child’s rights in the decedent’s estate may be in conflict with those of the surviving spouse. The Georgia and South Carolina Probate Codes both name the…

A Trust is often a foreign and intimidating concept for non-Attorneys. Depending on what may have been heard on the radio or shared by a friend, it may be tempting to allow fear to dissuade someone from learning more about this important planning tool. Below, we explore a few trust planning myths that we at…