"On Their Deathbed" - The Truth About Deathbed Wills

Augusta GA Lawyer to Draft WillsChances are, you’ve heard the phrase “on their deathbed,” which usually refers to someone that is terminally ill and near death. Depending on the circumstances surrounding an individual’s illness, as well as family dynamics, he or she may be without a formal will to divide his or her assets at the time of death. When this is the case, a deathbed will might be drafted. Yet, the truth is—deathbed wills can be risky,…

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Delayed Diagnosis

Augusta GA Lawyers for Medical MisdiagnosisWhether you are visiting your physician due to illness, or you are preparing for a planned surgery, you place an extraordinary amount of trust in your doctor and the care you’ll receive. Consider the following scenario—imagine that during a routine examination, a radiologist performs x-rays prior to an operation. The x-rays reveal a nodule on the lung that concerns the radiologist. In turn,…

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Understanding Intestacy Laws In Georgia

Augusta GA Attorney for Intestacy LawsFor many, determining a last will and testament is an important step in establishing an estate plan. Thus, in the event that a person dies, the last will is a legally sound document providing details of who will inherit their property and other assets, including who will oversee their affairs. For surviving…

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Family Law In Georgia

Family Law in Georgia

Augusta GA LawyersGiven the scope of family law in the state of Georgia, individuals may seek legal assistance concerning a number of topics including marriage, divorce, child custody, abortion, adoption and more. Under each topic are specific rules and regulations. Yet, cases involving personal injury or domestic violence may also incorporate family law, particularly if an individual seeks to modify a child custody arrangement.

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Eminent Domain: What Are You Entitled To?

Augusta GA Real Estate AttorneysAs a specialized area of real estate law, eminent domain refers to the government’s legal right to take one’s private property and use it for a public purpose. Essentially, this means that the government can take an individual or family’s land and build a bridge, canal or road. However, the owner of the…

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