Luanne M. Bonnie
Luanne Bonnie is an attorney committed to advising
individuals and families about all aspects of estate planning, including
wills, trusts, living wills, healthcare powers of attorney, financial powers
or attorney, family limited partnerships, grantor trusts and other estate
planning techniques. Additionally, Luanne represents older individuals and
their unique needs. Luanne also represents executors and administrators of
decedent’s estates in probate and older adults and their special needs.
Estate planning and drafting wills and trusts
Advises clients on advantageous estate
planning opportunities applicable to each particular family situation. Estate
planning techniques can range from simple to very sophisticated depending on
the value of a particular client’s estate, and the client’s desire to control
his or her transfer of wealth.
Administration of estates and trusts
Advises individual executors, administrators
and trustees regarding their administrative and fiduciary obligations
relating to decedent’s estates and trusts, including income and estate tax implications.
Charitable and exempt organization representation
Advises private foundations and other
charitable organizations. Assists clients with the establishment of
private family foundations and other charitable and nonprofit corporations,
including structuring various types of lifetime and testamentary charitable
gifts and bequests.
- Practicing law for 15 years, Luanne's
practice focuses on estate planning, probate administration and elder care law.
- Member of the following organizations:
- DeKalb County Bar Association
- Atlanta Bar Association
- State Bar of Georgia
- State Bar of Louisiana
- American Bar Association
- Estate Planning Section, Taxation Section and Elder
Care Section of the Atlanta Bar Association.
- Georgia Association of Women Lawyers
- Committee Member of the Real Property and Probate
Section of the American Bar Association
- Member of Decatur First United
Methodist Church in Decatur, Georgia.
- Bachelor of Science -- University of Arizona
- Juris Doctor --
Louisiana State University Law Center
- Masters of Taxation -- Georgia State University Robinson College of
- Admitted to Practice:
Luanne M. Bonnie