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Atlanta Estate Planning Attorneys
Effective Legal Solutions for Estate Planning & Probate in Georgia
Robert Meyring, our founder, established our Atlanta estate planning law firm to make a difference. We value the trust our clients place in us and offer far more than skilled legal counsel: we offer peace of mind. Our fees are reasonable, and we understand the reasoning behind every strategy we recommend.
We also offer counsel for out-of-state probate matters.
Work with a Trusted Atlanta Estate Planning Lawyer: Robert Meyring
Attorney Robert Meyring is a graduate of the prestigious Emory Law School as well as a member of the Atlanta Bar. Widely regarded as one of the most accomplished estate planning lawyers in the entire state of Georgia, Mr. Meyring has an exceptional level of dedication to the people he serves.
Our firm has provided superior legal services to people throughout Atlanta for over a decade. Robert has the experience, compassion, and dedication you want and is arguably among the best estate planning attorneys in the state.
“I contracted Robert for service and was extremely pleased with the entire experience.”
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Why Choose Our Estate Planning Firm?
Not all Atlanta estate planning lawyers are created equal. At our Georgia law firm, we are proud to offer simple resolutions to complex probate and estate matters and guidance through difficult times. We serve clients as a trusted advisor and can help you navigate the probate process with confidence.
Our philosophy is simple: Treat clients as part of our family and provide the best legal guidance possible. When planning your estate, you want the process to be under the guidance of a caring human who takes pride in providing the best legal services and support in the industry. That is exactly what you'll find with us.
Our Atlanta Law Firm's Scope of Practice
Estate planning, probate, and elder law are complex areas that require careful attention and planning. Our law firm understands the importance of addressing each client's unique needs in these matters. We provide comprehensive estate planning services, such as the creation of trusts, wills, and even advance directives, which allow individuals to communicate their medical treatment preferences if they are unable to do so themselves. These documents include living wills, healthcare proxies, and durable powers of attorney for healthcare decisions, ensuring that our clients' wishes are respected and followed.
Additionally, we offer tailored asset protection strategies to help clients preserve their wealth for future generations. We can provide guidance on business succession planning, which ensures a smooth transition of family-owned businesses to the next generation, as well as advice on charitable giving, helping clients leave a meaningful legacy that aligns with their values.
Another crucial aspect of our practice is special needs planning, which involves creating personalized plans for individuals with disabilities. Our attorneys also work closely with families to navigate the probate process, ensuring the deceased's wishes are carried out as intended and the estate is administered effectively. By taking a client-centered approach, we strive to ensure all aspects of estate planning, probate, and elder law are addressed, providing our clients with peace of mind and a secure future for themselves and their loved ones.
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Lifetime SupportOur legal help is not a 'one and done' deal. Your future legalities are encompassed in these documents that need to be constantly updated. We are here to provide you with lifetime support.
Affordable FeesWe have an initial document prep fee that will give you access to our attorneys through phone, email or any other medium without being charged extra.
Straightforward GuidanceOur goal is to provide you with guidance you can understand and trust. We want you to feel secure and supported every step of the way.
We offer phone evaluations to help clients find the right path forward. We treat no two cases the same, setting our customer service apart from the rest.
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Robert S. Meyring AttorneyRobert S. Meyring is the managing attorney of Meyring Law Firm (established 2007). Before law school, he worked as an FDA investigator, was a Peace Corps volunteer high school science teacher in Tonga, South Pacific, and was the owner/operator of a residential landscape firm.View Profile
Common QuestionsHere to Help Every Step of the Way
An individual can write his own will in Georgia but must follow certain statutory rules laid out in order to ensure the will is deemed valid by a probate court.
People hire a probate attorney because the benefits of having an attorney outweigh the costs of time and effort. Mainly people hire a probate attorney to save time and energy, reduce their worries, and navigate the probate process with a professional. So no, you do not need a lawyer to probate a will, if it is worth the time and effort to do it yourself.
Executor is the person named in the last will and testament that's appointed by the probate court to administer the estate of the decedent according to the will.
In Georgia, there is a legal mandate for the holder of a will to submit it to the court for probate per O.C.G.A. § 53-5-5. If a will is not filed with the court, any heir or beneficiary can petition the court to direct the will holder to file the will with the proper court. Wills are meant to be public documents once the grantor has passed away. Sometimes if a will is not filed with the court, beneficiaries and heirs cannot take legal possession of assets specified in the Last Will and Testament.