Elder Law Firm

Estate, Probate and Real Estate Law

'Your work for our family was and is of inestimable value'

 
 
  Attorney Shelley Elder and her son, attorney Stephen Crane.   (Photo by Nadja Cook)

Attorney Shelley Elder and her son, attorney Stephen Crane. (Photo by Nadja Cook)

 

Attorneys Shelley Elder and Stephen Crane

Elder Law Firm, well known for compassionately meeting the estate planning needs of the community, is branching out and it's a family affair! Shelley Elder and her son, Attorney Stephen Crane, have joined forces to offer a suite of legal services ranging from estate planning and probate to real estate. You will be confident knowing that whether you are facing probate in Marietta, buying a home in Acworth or establishing a trust in Kennesaw, you have a lawyer who will protect your interests and achieve the best results for you. Most of our business comes from word-of mouth and we like what that says about us.

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  Elder Law Firm was honored  Monday, Dec. 4, with the Sam Olens Business Community Service Award by the Cobb Chamber for "Exemplary Service in Support of Cobb County's Non-Profit Community."

Elder Law Firm was honored Monday, Dec. 4, with the Sam Olens Business Community Service Award by the Cobb Chamber for "Exemplary Service in Support of Cobb County's Non-Profit Community."


Elder nominated for Kennesaw Business Association Business of the Year


Areas of Practice

estate planning

You and your family are too important to put off thinking about a sound estate plan. Engaging with a qualified, experienced estate expert is vital. Start with a free consultation (below). Don't force loved ones through the lengthy and often costly process of probate. Whether you choose to write a last will and testament or establish a revocable or irrevocable trust, you will enjoy the peace of mind that comes with knowing that you have provided for the disposition of your estate according to your wishes. More ...

Real Estate Law

Our attorneys have more than 20 years of experience in both residential and commercial law. More ...

 

 

probate

By putting an estate plan in place now, you can protect your estate from the claims of creditors through strategic probate avoidance, ensure that your assets are distributed according to your wishes and shield your loved ones from potential quarrels and legal conflicts. If you do nothing, the estate will be distributed according to the dictates of state law and not as you might wish. More ...

Q&A

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business law

You and your business have unlimited growth potential. All it takes is focus, heart, and a good business lawyer to help you through thick and thin. Whenever you run into potential legal issues, we have the expertise to clear the way for your success. More ...

special needs

We take particular care with the concerns of families trying to ensure that loved ones with special needs are cared for. More ...

 

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Other charities and community initiatives include Through Our Hearts, an organization devoted to addressing social issues in the community; Kennesaw Life Church with Forever Fed, a mission to feed and minister to residents in need; My Next Big Adventure, a Marietta Schools Mentoring program; work with the Kiwanis in their efforts to eliminate neonatal tetanus; and work with the Kennesaw/Acworth coalition in developing a mentoring program for schools.