Elder Law

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Life Care Planning – A personal story

By Miles Hurley | November 8, 2022

I am a member of the Hurley Elder Care Law team and am sharing my personal experience navigating long-term care for my mom. To respect my mom’s privacy, I will remain anonymous, but I have worked at the firm for quite a while and feel my situation has made me even more proud to be…

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Estate planning awareness

Estate planning awareness

By Miles Hurley | October 25, 2022

October is National Estate Planning Awareness month. Although this isn’t nearly as exciting as our upcoming holidays and other recognized days throughout the year, it certainly is as important. Why should you take the time to make sure your estate planning is updated and in order? The answer is quite simple, to make things easier…

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Hurley Elder Care Law update

By Miles Hurley | October 18, 2022

We usually write an end-of-the-year wrap-up blog in December. However, this year we have had so many exciting things we want to announce to you so we are sharing a mini Hurley Elder Care Law update this week. New locations This past month we had two office moves! Last week we moved our Atlanta office…

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Don't delay creating your will

Don’t delay creating a will

By Miles Hurley | August 16, 2022

Did you know that August is “National Make a Will Month”? This may not be widely known but we are fully onboard with the intent of this recognition. This is the perfect time to be reminded of the importance of creating or updating your will. Don’t delay creating your will. Why You Shouldn’t Delay Creating…

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NEW Georgia Psychiatric Advance Directive

NEW Georgia Psychiatric Advance Directive

By Miles Hurley | August 9, 2022

Recently a new and important bill was signed into law. Georgia House Bill 752, also known as the Georgia Psychiatric Advance Directive (PAD), is a forward-thinking law that empowers individuals to take control of their lives and health care through proactive decision-making to address their unique mental health needs and situations. Why is this important?…

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Community resources

Community Resources

By Miles Hurley | July 26, 2022

“I wish I had known about this sooner!”  is a statement we hear often from clients regarding community programs and our elder law services. So, how do you stay in the know? Today we are sharing some helpful online  community resources that are just a click away! Area Agencies on Aging The state of Georgia…

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protect your digital property

Protect Your Digital Property with An Estate Plan

By Miles Hurley | March 15, 2022

We live in an increasingly digital world. Technology is ingrained in our day-to-day lives, so much so that maintaining personal and financial information on the internet is routine. Any type of electronic information that can be stored on a device (such as a computer, tablet, or phone), online, or in the cloud is considered a…

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Misinformation

Caution! Misinformation is Everywhere

By Miles Hurley | March 8, 2022

Misinformation is rampant! You’ve heard the expression, “don’t believe everything you read on the internet.” Well, the sad reality is that misinformation is not just on the internet, but also comes from seemingly reputable individuals, professionals, and yes . . . even attorneys. Here are a few ill-advised suggestions we’ve heard recently:   The misinformation:…

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Welcome to Georgia

Welcome to Georgia, Y’all!

By Miles Hurley | February 8, 2022

Have you or a loved one recently moved to Georgia? Many people move to our lovely state for the lower cost of living and favorable climate. But often, it is also to be closer to family and caregivers. Just prior to or after moving to Georgia, it is important to review your existing legal documents.…

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Guardianship and Conservatorship

Guardianship in depth

By Miles Hurley | July 20, 2021

This week we will continue our discussion on Guardianship and Conservatorship. They are two separate powers that can be sought together in one petition or individually if only one is needed. Let’s discuss guardianship in depth What are the powers of a Guardian? Guardianship gives the guardian the right to manage the ward’s health and…

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