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Atlanta Estate Law Center

Health Care Power of Attorney Attorney | Serving Alpharetta, GA

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470-207-3107

Focusing in Wills, Trusts, Business Succession and Asset Protection. Call Our Office Today.

Don’t believe the common misconception that estate planning is only for the wealthy. A common fear for people entering a nursing home or needing long-term care is that their lifetime assets will be in jeopardy. The AELC will protect assets while still allowing one to receive the best care possible. Estate planning isn’t about how much money you have, it's …

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Faulkner Law

Health Care Power of Attorney Attorney | Serving Alpharetta, GA

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770-685-9501

Plan For Your Future In Life And In Business! Call Now!

Mr. Faulkner is an experienced counselor and litigator with 15 years of experience, having held bar licenses in four states (Mo, Il, Ct and Ga). He has litigated in state and federal courts with much success. He has also appeared in the Court of Appeal in both Missouri and Illinois. Through is efforts, he has achieved significant results for his clients, including a …

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Scroggin & Co., P.C.

Health Care Power of Attorney Attorney | Serving Alpharetta, GA

770-284-5221

We Do More than Explain your Options. We Give You Ample Information Regarding the Results that can be Expected Relevant to the Specific Decisions That You Make.

The law firm of Scroggin & Company, P.C. offers professional, practical, and friendly representation. Our lawyers leverage our experience while assisting with your estate planning, probate planning and transaction needs, as well as your corporate and business representation. Whether you need assistance planning for the distribution of your assets, probate of a loved …

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The Ruffin Firm

Health Care Power of Attorney Attorney | Serving Alpharetta, GA

470-236-0692

Protecting Your Family's Legacy and Planning for the Future

Purchasing, leasing and selling real estate property can be overwhelming and tedious. A successful transaction can come down to the smallest detail. The Ruffin Firm can step in on the biggest day, the closing date. Our goal is to help you navigate pages of legal documents and ensure that you have a positive and smooth transaction. Contact The Ruffin Firm today if you need …

Health Care Power of Attorney Attorneys in Alpharetta

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Alpharetta Health Care Power of Attorney Information

Are You Considering Creating a Health Care Power of Attorney?

If you have a debilitating health issue that may render you incapable of making informed decisions about your medical care, an Alpharetta lawyer can help prepare a health care power of attorney for you and assist with getting the document properly executed.

The Scope of a Health Care Power of Attorney

A health care power of attorney is a document by which you give limited temporary authority to another person to act on your behalf. You specify in writing that the person, to whom you designate as your health care agent, can make decisions regarding your medical treatment and health care.

Best Time to Seek Legal Help

No matter what your legal issue may be, it is always best to seek legal help early in the process. An attorney can help secure what is likely to be the best possible outcome for your situation and avoid both unnecessary complications or errors.

How to Prepare for Your Initial Consultation

Prepare for your consultation by writing down notes of your understanding of the case, jot down questions and concerns for the attorney, and gather your documents. Remember that you are trying to get a sense of whether the attorney has your trust and can help you address your legal issues. Questions should include how the attorney intends to resolve your issue, how many years he/she has been practicing law and specifically practicing in your area, as well as how many cases similar to yours the attorney has handled. It can also be helpful to broach the subject of fees so that you understand the likely cost and structure of your representation by a specific attorney and/or legal team.

Types of legal fees:

Bill by the hour: Many attorneys bill by the hour. How much an attorney bills you per hour will vary based on a number of factors. For instance, an attorney's hourly fee may fluctuate based on whether that hour is spent representing you in court or doing research on your case. Attorneys in one practice area may bill you more than attorneys in a different practice area.

Contingent fee: Some lawyers will accept payment via contingent fee. In this arrangement, the lawyer receives a percentage of the total monetary recovery if you win your lawsuit. In sum, the lawyer only gets paid if you win. Contingent fee agreements are limited to specific practice areas in civil law.

Flat fee: For "routine" legal work where the attorney generally knows the amount of time and resources necessary to complete the task, he/she may be willing to bill you a flat fee for services performed.

Common legal terms explained

Personal jurisdiction - Requirement that a particular court have authority over a person, in order to bind that person to the judgment of the court, based on minimum contacts. International Shoe Co v. Washington is a landmark Supreme Court case outlining the scope of a state court's reach in personal jurisdiction.

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