Foothills Legal, Attorney At Law

At Foothills Legal, Attorney at Law; we specialize in estate planning; but also practice elder law, business law and litigation in Jasper, Georgia. Family law services, divorce and child custody cases are also available.

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With over 25 years of business and family law experience practicing in Georgia courts Mr. Oles uses his experience as a successful business owner to structure strategic estate planning and business solutions for his clients. As a fellow divorcee, he understands what it’s like to go through a divorce and fights vigorously to ensure a positive outcome for his clients and their children.

Estate Planning

Estate planning is the best protection for your home, real property and financial assets in the event of your death. Estate planning includes the creation of a will or in certain cases, a trust, as well as tax planning for both your income and estate taxes. Other aspects of estate planning may involve healthcare directives or a power of attorney in the event of incapacity.


One of the most important aspects of an estate plan is a properly structured, executed and witnessed will. A will is a public record which specifies how your assets are to be overseen and distributed.

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If you have minor children, selection of a guardian is a top priority. Business owners and high net worth individuals may require a complex will which involves the creation of a trust.


A trust ensures your assets bypass the time-consuming and occasionally unpredictable probate courts which preserves your estate and saves money. A trust is a three-party fiduciary relationship in which the trustor gives the trustee, the right to manage the use and access of an asset for the benefit of a third party, the beneficiary. Furthermore, unlike a will which is public record, a trust is not and therefore provides additional privacy.

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We create revocable and irrevocable trusts either executable upon death known as testamentary or living trusts also called inter vivos.

Wills and Trusts

The first step is a consultation to examine your estate and discuss both wills and trusts. Together we determine which will best serve your unique needs and wishes.

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