The Estate & Asset Protection Law Firm Owner, Shannon Pawley, Encourages Spending Time Imagining Exit Plans The Way Many People Spend Time Imagining Living Well.
The Estate & Asset Protection Law Firm Owner, Shannon Pawley, writes about the importance of making end of life decisions while healthy and mentally competent..
DECATUR, GA, October 25, 2022: Shannon Pawley, Owner of The Estate & Asset Protection Law Firm, has posted a new blog on the law firm’s website entitled “Having An Exit Plan Is Part Of Living Well.” Ms. Pawley cultivates the idea of making end of life plans as part of a plan to live well.
Pawley writes, “We humans love to talk about how well we live.” She continues, “We start out young and go about our business of striving to “live the good life.” Of course, that means different things to different people. The fact is,” Pawley says, “that so many people spend the bulk of their lives focused on achieving the things and experiences that constitute their version of the good life that they totally forget to think about what they would like their final days here to be like! And then we got a big fat reminder that things don’t always go the way we think they should: the global pandemic of 2019.”
As Pawley notes, “We saw so many loved ones, friends and acquaintances dealing with sudden, unexpected deaths. Many experienced what happens when a loved one dies and has given no thought whatsoever to the way they want to be cared for and treated at the end of life.” She emphasizes, “And, when the end comes so much sooner than you thought it might, the burden for making those tough decisions is placed on those left behind. The same thing happens when an event occurs that causes mental incompetence. The difficult decision-making shifts to loved ones.”
Pawley suggests, “Just as you spend time imagining what living well means to you, it’s a good idea to also spend time imagining your end of life.” She adds, “We can’t plan exactly how or when we will exit, but should you be fortunate enough to grow old or have an illness that doesn’t interfere with your mental capacity, you will have even more time to review and refine your exit plan to perfection. You will also get to feel a sense of accomplishment when you see how
The entire blog can be read at LINK HERE
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The Estate & Asset Protection Law Firm was established to serve the legal needs of retiring citizens. The Firm focuses its entire practice on providing strategies to protect independence, privacy, assets and taxes from the government. Shannon Pawley has grown her law practice by providing excellent customer satisfaction with personalized wealth protection plans.
About Shannon M. Pawley, J.D., LL.M
As the owner of The Estate & Asset Protection Law Firm, Shannon M. Pawley and her entire team share a passion which focuses on being able to serve the legal needs of retiring individuals. In our firm, WE BELIEVE that people should not have to lose everything they’ve worked a lifetime to earn and that every person is an individual who deserves respect and the highest quality of life possible, regardless of age or ability. We also believe that privacy and protection are the keys to personal peace. Born and raised in the Tidewater area of Virginia to a tightknit family with strong military service roots, Shannon learned from an early age the value of hard work and the importance of social awareness to ensure you always leave a situation in a better place than how you entered it. In her junior year of high school, Shannon served as U.S. House of Representatives Page during the 101st United States Congressional Session in Washington, D.C. This experience exposed her to numerous new cultures and worldly issues. Walking away from her experience as a U.S. House of Representative Page, Shannon knew that she wanted to pursue legal studies and be able to assist others in obtaining the best results available in difficult situations.
Shannon earned her undergraduate degree at North Carolina Wesleyan College and pursued a law degree from Michigan State University College of Law. After obtaining her law degree and becoming a licensed attorney in Michigan, she continued her educational pursuit by acquiring a LL.M. (Master of Law) in Taxation from Wayne State University. After moving to Georgia in 2018, Shannon obtained her Georgia law license and has enjoyed being able to pursue her desire of ensuring persons are able to age with dignity, grace and independence.
Looking to find an experienced estate lawyer in the Georgia area who is skilled in asset protection and estate plan preparation? Shannon Pawley is an attorney in Georgia with expertise in estate planning and asset protection. Shannon can provide assistance with creating an estate plan to include making a will and how to establish a trust properly. If you have questions about asset protection or questions about making an estate plan, reach out to Shannon and she will be glad to help answer all the estate planning questions you might have!