Craig Frankel Celebrates 18 Years of Board Service at Hillside

Gaslowitz Frankel is pleased to announce that founding partner Craig Frankel recently completed 18 years of service on Hillside’s board of directors. During his longstanding tenure of board service at Hillside, Mr. Frankel also served for three years as the board’s chair. Hillside plays an essential role in helping children and families thrive by providing outstanding residential and community mental health services. Their programs focus on the strengths of children who live in our community ...
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Part 2 of 2: 4 Must-Ask Questions for Your Fiduciary

With few exceptions, stockbrokers, investment advisors, and insurance agents act as fiduciaries for their clients. Therefore, they are required to place the interests of their clients ahead of their personal goals. How can you determine whether your advisor is a fiduciary who must act in your best interest or a stockbroker who is subject only to a “suitability” requirement? Here are some questions to ask your financial advisor to determine whether they are really putting your best interests f...
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Adam Gaslowitz Named Vice Chair/Chair-Elect of Emory University’s Gift Planning Advisory Council

Gaslowitz Frankel is pleased to announce that Emory University recently appointed founding partner Adam Gaslowitz to serve as vice chair/chair-elect of its Gift Planning Advisory Council (GPAC). In his new role on the GPAC, Mr. Gaslowitz, a long time member of the Council, will continue to work alongside other advisory council members to support the growth and development of the University’s gift planning program. The council draws its statewide membership from experts in law, accounting, est...
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Part 1 of 2: How to Determine if Your Financial Advisor is a Fiduciary

You have probably heard a lot of buzz lately about the U.S. Department of Labor’s proposed “fiduciary rule,” which would significantly expand the types of financial advisors who are considered fiduciaries, and therefore owe a fiduciary duty to their clients. The rule is intended to apply to advisors who manage or give advice about retirement assets, such as IRAs, SIMPLE IRAs, Roth IRAs, and 401(k)s. But what is a fiduciary duty? How does a fiduciary duty differ from other standards governing fin...
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How to Protect Your Digital Assets in Your Estate Plan

As our society ages, there is naturally a rising concern over the physical, emotional, and financial security of our family members. With changes in technology, we are now conducting more business and financial management digitally. As a result, you should consider how you would protect your digital assets in your estate plan. Who will have access? How and where will you store your online passwords? These are vital questions to address as part of your estate plan. Before providing a loved one...
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4 Simple Tips for Seniors to Safeguard Themselves From Financial Scams

As our family members age and technology continues to evolve, there is certainly an emergent trepidation over their financial security. While it takes decades of diligence and discipline to build a secure nest egg to live off of during life’s golden years, it only takes an instant for scammers to take it all away. Financial fraud is on the rise, especially on the Internet, where many senior citizens are easy targets of technologically savvy scammers. With fraud impacting millions of individua...
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Gaslowitz Frankel Partner Robert Port Discusses Financial Fraud on the Steve Pomeranz Radio Show

Gaslowitz Frankel Partner Robert Port recently joined investment strategist and advisor Steve Pomeranz on the Steve Pomeranz Radio Show to discuss how to identify financial fraud and broker malpractice. The radio show, which aired on Feb. 22, highlighted information Mr. Port wrote in a recent article published on the website HumbleDollar that outlines lessons learned from representing investors who have suffered losses due to the negligence or misconduct of their stockbroker, investment advis...
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Gaslowitz Frankel Partners Named to 2017 Super Lawyers and Rising Star Lists

Gaslowitz Frankel is proud to announce that three of its firm’s partners have been named to the 2017 Georgia Super Lawyers list and one to the list of Rising Stars. Featured on this prestigious list are firm partners Adam Gaslowitz, Craig Frankel and Robert Port. Partner Millie Baumbusch joins the ranks of the Rising Star list for the second consecutive year. This is the 12th consecutive year Super Lawyers has named Adam Gaslowitz to its list, the 11th consecutive year for Craig Frankel and 9...
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Craig Frankel Speaks at Atlanta Bar Association Family Law Section Breakfast

Founding partner Craig Frankel was honored to speak at the January Atlanta Bar Association’s Family Law Section breakfast. Mr. Frankel shared with his peers his insights on trust and will pitfalls for divorce lawyers. The Atlanta Bar Association is the largest voluntary bar association in the southeast with a membership of more than 6,000 members from 12 counties across the metropolitan Atlanta region. The 400-member Family Law Section strives to keep its members on the forefront of the ever-...
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Founding Partner Adam Gaslowitz and Attorney Trevor E. Brice Featured in Attorney at Law Magazine

Adam Gaslowitz Selected to GA Super Lawyers Top 100 List
                Founding partner Adam Gaslowitz and attorney Trevor E. Brice recently educated readers of Attorney at Law Magazine on essential tips to prevent estate disputes in the publication’s most recent issue. Mr. Gaslowitz and Mr. Brice co-authored the article “Planning for Peace: Avoiding Estat e Disputes”, which provides valuable information to help clients sidestep common issues that may lead to estate disputes. So...
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