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4 Things Your Health Care Agent Can Do Under Your Georgia Advance Directive for Health Care

4 Things Your Health Care Agent Can Do Under Your Georgia Advance Directive for Health Care

The four things your health care agent can do under your Georgia Advance Directive for Health Care, sometimes referred to as a health care power of attorney, are: make treatment health care decisions for YOU, access YOUR private and protected health information, make end-of-life decisions for YOU, and make decisions about how YOUR remains are treated after you pass away. 

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What is probate?

What is probate?

Probate is the court process of taking what a person owned at their death and transferring it to the person or entity entitled to receive it after the person died.  How long does probate take? Who the "entitled person or entity" is to receive money after I die? Who is...

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Does a will go through probate?

Does a will go through probate?

Yes.  A will goes through probate.  A will does not avoid probate.  Short answer.  Now let's dig further into what happens if you die with a will. Starting with the premise that a person who is dead cannot own anything.  So one moment you own something, say a home,...

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Why Do Women Need A Will?

Why Do Women Need A Will?

Technically, women already have an estate plan.  In fact, every woman in every single state in the United States has one.  The government has given you one based on what THEY think and want to have happen to you and your property.  The best way to answer this question...

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