On May 30, 2023, the Carter Family announced that Former Lady Rosalynn Carter has dementia. The press release is available here. Our sympathies are with the Carter Family.

A new Gallup pole, discussed in Americans Remain Discouraged About Personal Finances, indicates that Americans continue to worry about their financial health. The poll included a new open ended question asking “respondents to name the most important financial problem facing their family.” Thirty-five percent of Americans responded that inflation is their cheif concern. Sixty-six percent […]

Our office has over 3,600 square feet (excluding attic storage) and we don’t need that much space. This is prime office space in downtown Dalton. It is within walking distance from City Hall and the Court House at the corner of N. Selvidge Street and Hawthorne Street. It is across the street from the Huff […]

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In March, 2021, we quietly launched EZ Elder Law ( to provide news and information regarding subjects that matter to our clients. Going forward, we intend to do most of our blogging there and will post about cases, laws and news that impact elders, individuals with special needs and their caregivers. As of June, we’ve […]

Inc. recently published an article titled: “Warren Buffett Says 4 Choices in Life Separate the Doers From the Dreamer.” In that article, Warren Buffett tells us to: Pick your friends wisely. Go to bed a little smarter each day. Improve your communication skills. Say no.   These choices, as Buffett calls them, are wisdom. Most […]

First, let me say, I’m not a doctor. My opinions are simply my opinions. Even so, as a human being, I can ask questions and seek answers regarding our shared human experience. How should we grieve a loss, especially the loss of a loved one? There’s no single answer to that question. At, the writer says […]

The title of this new CMS approval is unnerving because it sounds like rationning. However, “the state has committed to maintaining coverage for eligible beneficiaries or state plan-covered services in place today.” Time will tell.

Anxiety over what you can’t control robs you of today’s happiness. If you truly believe God owns it all and that He will provide for your needs, then take a lesson from Paul as he wrote to Timothy: “But godliness with contentment is great gain. For we brought nothing into the world, and we can […]

The short answer is “no.” Although the Department of Community Health takes a contrary position, Georgia law does not support their position, at least unless the legislature changes the law. O.C.G.A. § 33-25-11 Cash surrender value and proceeds of life insurance policies and annuity contracts not liable to attachment, garnishment, or legal process in favor […]


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