W. Allen Separk

Experienced Trusts & Estates, Business & Tax Law Attorney in Marietta, Georgia

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Firm Overview

A respected law firm serving clients throughout the Atlanta Metropolitan area
For more than 40 years, attorney W. Allen Separk has been dedicated to thorough, responsive and detail-oriented legal service. His dedication to providing the highest quality legal representation is evident in his earning of an AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest recognition possible in the legal industry, for his professionalism and ethics.

W. Allen Separk has been practicing law since 1972. In 1978, he established his own law practice focusing on tax, fiduciary, business, corporate and elder law. He is designated as an Accredited Estate Planner by the National Association of Estate Planners and Councils.

Prior to beginning his practice of law, he worked in advanced sales with a nationally recognized insurance company and for more than two years was a senior tax consultant with an international CPA firm.

Attorney Separk is involved in and supports many professional, civic and charitable organizations and activities.

He can help you in the following areas:
-Acquisitions and divestitures
-Aged and aging
-Business law
-Civil practice
-Collections
-Corporate law
-Elder law
-Guardianship and conservatorship
-Litigation
-Mergers
-Nonprofit and charitable organizations
-Partnership law
-Probate
-Taxation
-Trusts and estates
-Wills

Trusted and compassionate Georgia lawyer committed to clear communication and personalized attention
Attorney W. Allen Separk provides prompt and diligent representation. He keeps you aware of progress in your legal matters every step of the way. He is responsive to your needs and concerns, gives you clear and precise advice, and creates a detailed plan to resolve your case in the most efficient, cost-effective manner possible.
Main Office

Main Office
36 Trammell Street,
Suite 201
Marietta  GA  30061

Phone
  • 770-422-3200
Estate Planning
Trusts and Estates Law Firm in Georgia
Georgia trusts and estates attorneys helping you plan
Whether you are planning the care or support of loved ones upon your death or wrangling with the probate process while mourning the loss of a relative, trusts and estates attorney W. Allen Separk in Marietta can help. He has 40 years of experience assisting with all aspects of trusts and estates issues, including:
-Estate planning
-Estate tax issues
-Executorship duties
-Guardianship
-Living wills
-Living trusts
-Probate
-Probate and will disputes
-Wills drafting and execution
-Estate planning

You work hard for your family, so knowing that you have planned for their long-term well being and financial security can bring you comfort. When devising an estate plan, W. Allen Separk considers how best to protect your children, support your loved ones and contribute to the charitable causes that are special to you.

He thoroughly analyzes your estate and strategizes the best means of transferring your assets, minimizing taxes, establishing guardianship for your children, caring for your pets, supporting your personal philanthropic causes and protecting your loved ones. He can draft a will that reflects your desires and establish living trusts if that would serve your individual needs and your estate planning goals.

Probate
Attorney Separk understands that the process of probate follows a time of painful emotional loss. He can ease the stress of probating the estate.

He assists executors in all steps of the complex process of probating a will in Georgia probate court, including:
-Creating a plan of action to probate the estate fairly and expeditiously
-Filing the will with the Georgia probate court
-Closing and opening bank accounts

Transferring assets from the deceased to the estate
Paying taxes and other debts
Locating beneficiaries
Hiring professionals and experts when necessary

Probate disputes
The stress of a probate dispute can compound the pain of losing a loved one. When disputes arise, attorney W. Allen Separk maintains a composed courtroom demeanor. This helps calm the emotionally-charged process of challenging an invalid will or defending a valid will against erroneous claims made by unhappy beneficiaries. If you choose to preserve amiable family relationships, he can skillfully mediate disputes to reach just, equitable resolutions with your loved ones. When necessary, he assertively defends your beneficiary rights within the Georgia probate court.

W. Allen Separk

Practice areas
-Trusts and estates
-Probate
-Taxation
-Corporate law
-Business law
-Elder law
-Collections
-Litigation
-Mergers, acquisitions and divestitures
-Nonprofit and charitable organizations
-Civil practice
-Guardianship and conservatorship
-Partnership law
-Wills
-Aged and aging

Admitted
-Tennessee, 1969
-Georgia, 1970

Education
-University of Tennessee at Knoxville, J.D.

Associations and memberships
-Cobb County, Atlanta and American Bar Associations
-State Bar of Georgia
-National Association of Estate Planners and Councils
-North Georgia Estate Planning Council
-Georgia Planned Giving Council
-National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys

Biographical details
-Delta Theta Phi.
Education
  • University of Tennessee at Knoxville
    Juris Doctorate
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