Atlanta Estate Planning Lawyer With Blunt Questions About Protecting Your Kids Should Something Happen to You

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One of my greatest passions as an Atlanta estate planning lawyer is educating parents about how important it is to prepare for their untimely death. Not a fun topic, I realize. But it just takes one sad circumstance of parents passing away and leaving the kids to deal with squabbling relatives to understand how critical this is for their well-being.

I speak at various groups around Marietta, Cobb County and in Atlanta and usually deliver this message in an upbeat and cheerful way so people can see that preparing their estate plan for their family is a positive and joyful experience. But for today’s post I’m going to give you the real-deal about Atlanta GA estate planning. Blunt, and to the point.

Essentially, it’s critical for everyone to understand the importance of estate planning for those we love – especially our children. As you can imagine, children are incredibly vulnerable if you die while they are still minors due to the simple fact that they are unable to take care of themselves.

Here are a few cold-hard facts about what could happen if you passed away suddenly without a will or trust in place.

1. A judge that doesn’t know you or your children will decide who raises them.

2. The person who the judge picks to raise your kids will also be responsible for their financial well-being.

3. All of the money left from your estate (assuming there IS any) may go to your child in a lump sum when he is 18 years old.

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DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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