Entries by kevin

Guardianship of Special Needs Child Turning 18

In Georgia a parent is deemed to be the legal guardian of his or her child until the child turns 18.  As a child with cognitive disabilities nears his or her 18th birthday, parents often wonder if they can maintain the same legal relationship with their special needs child when that child becomes an adult. Although […]

Graduating Out of Child Support

Since 1993, Georgia court orders establishing child support amounts have provided that support payments shall continue until the child turns 18.  However, if the child is still in high school past the age of 18, child support will continue until the child finishes high school or reaches the age of 20, whichever occurs first. In May every year, hundreds of Seniors at every high school in Gwinnett […]

“Doc Vader’s” Take on Advance Directives

Advance Directives for Healthcare are a combination of a “healthcare power of attorney” and a “living will.”  Many clients come into our office not fully understanding the importance of this document.  In any comprehensive estate plan, this document will be included for every adult.  Your doctor may ask for a copy of your ADH routinely […]