Atlanta Estate Planning Lawyer
When someone passes away without a will, the state of Georgia will dictate the individual’s property will be distributed. To make sure your wishes are carried out, discuss your financial and personal goals with an experienced Atlanta estate planning attorney who will see the total financial picture of your estate, including any estate tax consequences.
Experienced Lawyer Helping to Preserve the Value of Your Estate
For more than 30 years, attorney Jeffrey L. Cohen has offered estate planning and tax planning services to clients throughout Atlanta. He has a master’s in taxation from Emory University School of Law and can help minimize estate taxes to preserve the value of your estate. Contact his law firm today to learn how he can help you establish an estate plan that reflects your goals.
Offering a Variety of Estate Planning Services
Attorney Jeffrey L. Cohen has extensive experience helping clients establish estate plans designating how their property should be distributed, after they pass away. He puts as many protections in place as possible to ensure his clients’ wishes are carried out effectively. When you select his law firm, he can apply his years of experience and legal skills to help with the following:
- Establish wills and trusts
- Estate tax planning
- Advance health care directives
- Durable powers of attorney
- Power of attorney for health care
- Financial power of attorney
Estate and Probate Laws Vary State-by-State
Residents of Georgia who have moved to the state from elsewhere should be aware that estate laws and procedures vary greatly. It is important to consult a firm with experience in this specific area of the law to ensure that a deceased’s assets are distributed as intended. A review of your existing wills and trusts may be as important to your family and business as is re-issuance of your home and car insurance after moving to Georgia from out of state.
Skilled Georgia Probate Tax Lawyer Working for You
Clients also entrust attorney Jeffrey L. Cohen for advice and guidance after the death of a loved one. Probate is the legal process by which a person’s debts are paid and assets are distributed upon her or his death. Individual state laws direct the probate court how to distribute the deceased’s estate. A skilled probate lawyer can help streamline the process, ensure proper notification of creditors and beneficiaries, and advise executors or personal representatives regarding filing of final tax returns for the deceased.
Contact an Experienced Estate Planning and Probate Attorney
An experienced attorney can make all the difference in making sure the plans for your estate are carried out according to your wishes. Put attorney Jeffrey L. Cohen experience and legal resources to work for you. Contact his law firm in Atlanta, Georgia today for an initial consultation.