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Do I need a power of attorney?

We all carry on personal “business” in our everyday lives (e.g. paying bills, doing banking, etc.), which is what makes a financial power of attorney...

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Expanding our team to benefit you

When I graduated from law school and moved to Atlanta, I was incredibly lucky to begin my estate planning career at a boutique firm with three

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Why Your Business Needs a Buy-Sell Agreement

If you got hit by a bus tomorrow, what would happen to your business? Would your spouse all of a sudden be thrust into the role of owner/operator of

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How the new tax law impacts your estate plan

Updated December 6, 2018.

Although we’re all busy with work, family, and the joys and challenges of everyday life, we are a year in to living in a

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Our new name & brand

When Cohen Pollock & Merlin commenced doing business in 1977 it was, essentially, an estate and tax planning boutique. The vision was for it to be a

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The benefits of an M&A attorney

I recently underwent a full scale renovation to my house, and during the process, I noticed many similarities between the role of the general

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How to perform proper due diligence to avoid future conflicts

Due Diligence is an essential element of an M&A transaction that a Buyer needs completed to help ensure a successful result. In a lot of cases, a full

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Methods for valuing a business

On almost every episode of ABC’s “Shark Tank,” the main topic entrepreneurs have to justify to the Sharks is how they arrived at the value of their

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