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John (Jay) I. Harper

  • Counsel with and advise clients regarding their estate planning, including wills, trusts, durable financial powers of attorney, advance directives for healthcare, and family and charitable gifting.
  • Assist in the preparation of the essential estate planning documents, as well as revocable (‘living’) trusts, irrevocable gift trusts, life insurance trusts, all types of charitable trusts and private foundations, including advising about the tax effects and operations of these planning vehicles.
  • Represent and assist families with administration of the estate, including probate and related aspects, such as estate inventory, management during administration, distributions to beneficiaries, and related tax matters; representation in court for both contested and non-contested proceedings.
  • Advise about and form limited liability companies, corporations, and partnerships, to include preparation of organizational agreements, shareholder and partnership agreements.
  • Represent buyers and sellers in business sales and mergers.
  • Represent and advise physicians and medical practices in a number areas including healthcare, employment, contract, and partnership law.
  • Successfully obtained a substantial judgment for losses incurred by a retirement plan against an investment firm for violating ERISA (the federal retirement law). Reported at 895 F.2d 729, Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals.

Evans, Georgia

7004 Evans Town Center Blvd.
Evans, GA 30901 3rd Floor
Office: 706.722.4481 | Fax: 706.650.0925
Hours: 9:00am-5:30pm

Business Formation & Start Ups

Employee Benefits

Mergers and Acquisitions

Probate Administration

Tax Law

Tax Planning & Charitable Giving

Wills and Trusts

Augusta Bar Association (President 1989-1990)

Augusta Heritage Academy, Past member of Board of Directors

Christ Community Health Services, Member of Board of Directors

Martindale-Hubbell® AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated

Mercer University, 1968, B.A.

Walter F. George School of Law, 1971, J.D.

Emory University Law School, 1994, Master of Law in Taxation

State Bar of Georgia

Jay is admitted to practice before the Federal District Court for the Southern District of Georgia, Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, and the Supreme Court of the State of Georgia

Business Formation & Start Ups

Employee Benefits

Mergers and Acquisitions

Probate Administration

Tax Law

Tax Planning & Charitable Giving

Wills and Trusts

Augusta Bar Association (President 1989-1990)

Augusta Heritage Academy, Past member of Board of Directors

Christ Community Health Services, Member of Board of Directors

Martindale-Hubbell® AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated

Mercer University, 1968, B.A.

Walter F. George School of Law, 1971, J.D.

Emory University Law School, 1994, Master of Law in Taxation

State Bar of Georgia

Jay is admitted to practice before the Federal District Court for the Southern District of Georgia, Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, and the Supreme Court of the State of Georgia

Evans, Georgia

7004 Evans Town Center Blvd.
Evans, GA 30901 3rd Floor
Office: 706.722.4481 | Fax: 706.650.0925
Hours: 9:00am-5:30pm

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