GEORGIA LAWS AND GEORGIA REGULATORY STRUCTURE Civil and Criminal Statutes Bill of Rights for Residents of Long Term Care Facilities OCGA 31-8-100 et seq. Disabled Adults and Elder Persons Protection Act OCGA 30-5-1 et seq. Long-term Care Facility Resident Abuse Reporting Ac...
AGING TRENDS NATIONALLY AND IN THE STATE OF GEORGIA Nationally, over one in every eight, or 12.8%, of the population is an older American. US Administration on Aging. Nationally, persons reaching age 65 have an average life expectancy of an additional 18.6 years (19.8 years for...
Accident Reports Were Not Designed for Laypeople to Understand The police officers who draft accident reports are trained to use arcane symbols, coded words and numbers to convey a multitude of infor
If You Have Recently Moved to a New State Generally, so long as a will satisfies the requirements of the probate court of the state or country where one is "domiciled" when he or she dies, the will i
What is the Normal Time Period for Resolution of a Personal Injury Case in Georgia? While every case is unique, the vast majority of cases are concluded between six (6) and eighteen (18) months, depe
If the lawyer represents me, is he the new fiduciary? No. You remain the fiduciary. The lawyer simply advises you and assists you in administering the estate. You, as "personal representative" exe
First Things First First, take a deep breath and grieve in an appropriate way. Mourn you dearly departed. While there are some time limits that you need to be concerned with, as long as you have en
Probate: Where There's a Will The term "probate" technically refers to the process of establishing the validity of a deceased person's will but also encompasses the procedures of protecting the asset
Meeting with an Attorney After you decide to pursue an injury case, the first thing you should do is schedule a consultation with a competent personal injury attorney. It is very important that you c