Richard M. Morgan, Esq. (Alpharetta, Georgia)
Richard M. Morgan, Esq. (Alpharetta, Georgia)

Richard M. Morgan, Esq.

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Free initial consultation, Credit cards accepted, Fixed hourly rates

Licensed for 32 years

Serving Alpharetta, GA (view address)

Richard M. Morgan, Esq.

Free initial consultation, Credit cards accepted, Fixed hourly rates

Serving Alpharetta, GA (view address)

About Richard M. Morgan, Esq.

Richard M. Morgan has been practicing law in Georgia since 1987. Richard founded the award-winning Alpharetta law firm of Morgan & DiSalvo, P.C. in 1995 to help individuals and families plan and prepare for the many changes that life brings. Morgan & DiSalvo was again named in U.S. News & World Report's “Best Law Firms” ranking for 2018. Morgan & DiSalvo annually receives the highest “Tier 1” rating in Trusts and Estates Law, a distinction held by only select law firms in Georgia.… Read more

Richard M. Morgan has been practicing law in Georgia since 1987. Richard founded the award-winning Alpharetta law firm of Morgan & DiSalvo, P.C. in 1995 to help individuals and families plan and prepare for the many changes that life brings. Morgan & DiSalvo was again named in U.S. News & World Report's “Best Law Firms” ranking for 2018. Morgan & DiSalvo annually receives the highest “Tier 1” rating in Trusts and Estates Law, a distinction held by only select law firms in Georgia.

Richard prides himself on bringing peace of mind to individuals and families by helping them prepare for significant life events. In addition to the primary practice areas of the firm, Richard also specializes in finding creative solutions for clients in the areas of estate & tax planning, estate & trust dispute resolution, business succession planning, planning for special needs beneficiaries, creditor protection, charitable gift planning and tax controversies.

Richard’s work is differentiated by his level of service and attention to detail. His technical and analytical capabilities and problem-solving approach are unique among attorneys. A leader in his field, Richard is past president of the Taxation Sections of both the Georgia and Atlanta Bar Associations, the Estate Planning & Probate Section of the Atlanta Bar Association, the North Georgia Estate Planning Council and the Georgia Planned Giving Council. Richard serves on the Executive, Legislative and Georgia Trust Code Revision committees of the Fiduciary law section of the Georgia Bar Association. Richard also serves on a 2 member sub-committee of the Fiduciary Law Section to propose a Technical Corrections Bill to improve the 2017 Georgia Uniform Power of Attorney Act.

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Morgan & DiSalvo, P.C.

Areas of Law

  • Wills
  • Probate
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Wealth Preservation
  • Family Trusts
  • Family Limited Partnerships
  • Special Needs Trusts
  • Contested Trusts and Estates
  • Asset Protection
  • Taxation
  • Estate and Gift Taxation
  • Generation Skipping Tax
  • Tax Controversies
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Charitable Giving
  • Charitable Trusts and Foundations
  • Tax Exempt Organizations
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Collaborative Law
  • Business Law
  • Business Associations Law
  • Business Dissolutions
  • Business Enterprises
  • Business Estate Planning
  • Business Formation
  • Business Organization
  • Business Planning
  • Business Reorganization
  • Business Start-Ups
  • Business Successions
  • Business Taxation
  • Business Transactions
  • Business Transfers
  • Buy-Sell Agreements
  • Buying and Selling of Businesses
  • Closely Held Business Estate Planning
  • Closely Held Business Law
  • Closely Held Business Taxation
  • Family Business Law
  • Family Business Successions
  • Limited Liability Company Law
  • Minority Business Law
  • Pass-Through Entities
  • Private Business Law
  • Small Business Law
  • Sole Proprietorships
  • Corporate Law
  • Closely Held Corporations
  • Corporate Dissolutions
  • Corporate Formation
  • Corporate Income Tax
  • Corporate Organization
  • Corporate Planning
  • Corporate Reorganization
  • Corporate Successions
  • Corporate Tax Controversies
  • Corporate Tax Planning
  • Corporate Taxation
  • Family Corporations
  • Incorporation
  • Nonprofit Corporations
  • Professional Corporations
  • S Corporations
  • Small Business Corporations
  • Inheritance
  • Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures
  • Business Acquisitions
  • Merger Reorganization
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Taxation
  • Spin-Offs
  • Nonprofit and Charitable Organizations
  • Charitable Limited Partnerships
  • Charitable Organizations Law
  • Nonprofit Organizations Law
  • Nonprofit Tax Law
  • Private Foundations
  • Public Charities
  • Partnership Law
  • Family Partnerships
  • Limited Liability Partnerships
  • Limited Partnerships
  • Partnership Dissolution
  • Partnership Formation
  • Partnership Organization
  • Partnership Taxation
  • Ancillary Probate
  • Probate Administration
  • Probate Litigation
  • Probate Taxation
  • Employment Tax
  • Federal Estate and Gift Taxation
  • Federal Income Tax
  • Federal Tax Controversies
  • Federal Taxation
  • Income Tax
  • Individual Taxation
  • Inheritance Tax
  • Tax Appeals
  • Tax Audits
  • Tax Collection
  • Tax Law
  • Tax Litigation
  • Tax Planning
  • Tax Valuation
  • Trusts and Estates Taxation
  • Transfer Tax
  • Decedents Estates
  • Estate Administration
  • Estate Litigation
  • Estate Planning
  • Estate Planning for Parents of Handicapped Children
  • Estate Planning for the Disabled
  • Estate Planning for the Elderly
  • Estate Planning for Unmarried Couples
  • Estate Settlements
  • Family Wealth Transfer
  • Fiduciary Law
  • Fiduciary Liability
  • Fiduciary Litigation
  • Living Trusts
  • Personal Planning
  • Pet Trusts
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Trust Administration
  • Trust Law
  • Trust Litigation
  • Trust Planning
  • Wealth Planning
  • Contested Wills
  • Living Wills
  • Successions

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Attorney Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0 28 reviews
  • Champion Badge Platinum

Communication

5.0

Responsiveness

5.0

Quality of Service

5.0

Value for Money

4.9
  • Trusts and Estates

    Client Review  |  June 16, 2016

    To me, the most important things in this world are accepting Christ as my Savior, cherishing and being with my precious son God gave to me and having everything prepared, when it's my time to go, to make it easier for him during that difficult time.... Read more

    To me, the most important things in this world are accepting Christ as my Savior, cherishing and being with my precious son God gave to me and having everything prepared, when it's my time to go, to make it easier for him during that difficult time. Richard and his staff were amazing to work with. He was very thorough, knowledgeable, detailed oriented and patient, when I had to ask him to explain something a dozen times for me because I kept forgetting what he Read less

  • Trusts and Estates

    Client Review  |  September 24, 2015

    The estate planning provided by Mr Morgan not only met our requirements from a desire and legal point of view, but he guided us through all aspects of the complicated process in layman's terms. Needless to say this process not only provided the answe... Read more

    The estate planning provided by Mr Morgan not only met our requirements from a desire and legal point of view, but he guided us through all aspects of the complicated process in layman's terms. Needless to say this process not only provided the answers to our questions but also eliminated any doubt we may have harbored. His personal approach should be lauded as well as his professionalism.
    Highly recommend him. Read less

  • Trusts and Estates

    Client Review  |  September 21, 2015

    Richard and Loraine are professional, knowledgeable, and have the ability to easily communicate the plans that were put in place for my estate.

    Richard and Loraine are professional, knowledgeable, and have the ability to easily communicate the plans that were put in place for my estate. Read less

  • Trusts and Estates

    Client Review  |  July 15, 2015

    Richard is a "rock star" when it comes to his knowledge of both the intent and implications regarding the many nuances in the domain of estate law. So glad we found him (via referral). Thank you, Richard!!

    Richard is a "rock star" when it comes to his knowledge of both the intent and implications regarding the many nuances in the domain of estate law. So glad we found him (via referral). Thank you, Richard!! Read less

  • Trusts and Estates

    Client Review  |  April 21, 2015

    I've been working with Richard Morgan on estate planning over the last several months. His expertise, patience, attention to detail and ability to explain the short and long-term benefits of estate planning decisions are qualities that I seek in an a... Read more

    I've been working with Richard Morgan on estate planning over the last several months. His expertise, patience, attention to detail and ability to explain the short and long-term benefits of estate planning decisions are qualities that I seek in an attorney. He has a keen ability to clarify complex tax and legal ramifications and ensure his clients fully understand all of their options. His compassion and sense of humanity combined with his first-rate legal expertise should be commended. Read less

  • Trusts and Estates

    Client Review  |  April 19, 2015

  • Trusts and Estates

    Client Review  |  April 13, 2015

    Top notch law firm! In addition to preparing wills for us, Richard helped my husband and I understand all the aspects of estate planning.

    Top notch law firm! In addition to preparing wills for us, Richard helped my husband and I understand all the aspects of estate planning. Read less

  • Trusts and Estates

    Client Review  |  December 29, 2014

    I have been a client of Richard Morgan for over 12 years and extremely pleased with the way he has helped my family with our Estate Planning. I am very pleased with the way Mr. Morgan has arranged complicated estate planning including wills and trust... Read more

    I have been a client of Richard Morgan for over 12 years and extremely pleased with the way he has helped my family with our Estate Planning. I am very pleased with the way Mr. Morgan has arranged complicated estate planning including wills and trusts for our family, which includes one member with special needs and another member with financial difficulties. Mr. Morgan has shown he makes sure his clients are fully protected with regards to estate planning issues. Read less

  • Trusts and Estates

    Client Review  |  September 25, 2014

    Richard Morgan and his team are top-notch. After a relocation and certain life changes, my wife and I needed new estate plans. He spent considerable time learning about us, our needs and our wishes, and he helped us think through several circumstance... Read more

    Richard Morgan and his team are top-notch. After a relocation and certain life changes, my wife and I needed new estate plans. He spent considerable time learning about us, our needs and our wishes, and he helped us think through several circumstances and possibilities that we never would have contemplated on our own. He laid out multiple options along the way, all without ever rushing us to decision. He will give you 100% of his attention and is extremely knowledgeable. We recommend him highly. Read less

  • Trusts and Estates

    Client Review  |  September 13, 2014

    I enjoyed meeting with Mr. Morgan. He spent a considerable amount of time with me on the initial visit to educate me on various forms of estate planning without any charge. His company and employees are professional and very organized in performing... Read more

    I enjoyed meeting with Mr. Morgan. He spent a considerable amount of time with me on the initial visit to educate me on various forms of estate planning without any charge. His company and employees are professional and very organized in performing the tasks I'd requested. I would highly recommend choosing this firm. Read less


Legal Community Activity & Contributions


Credentials

Position

Principal

Admission Details

Admitted in 1987, Georgia, Georgia Supreme Court and Georgia Court of Appeals
1992, U.S. Tax Court
1990, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia

Law School Attended
University of Georgia

Class of 1987
J.D.
cum laude

Emory University
Class of 1992
LL.M.
Taxation

University Attended

University of Georgia
Class of 1984
B.B.A. in Accounting
cum laude

Birth Information

Born in 1962
Richmond, Virginia, June 14, 1962

Associations & Memberships
Atlanta (Pres., Taxation Section, 1996-1997
Pres., Estate Planning & Probate Section, 2001-2002) and American Bar Associations
State Bar of Georgia (Pres., Taxation Section, 1999- 2000
Member, Partnership Sub-Committee, 1997-2007
Legislation Committee, Fiduciary Law Section, 2001-2017
Select GA Trust Code Revision Committee of the Fiduciary Law Section 2016-2017).
Certifications
( Certified in Collaborative Dispute Resolution )

Payment Information

Fixed Hourly Rate
Available
Credit Cards Accepted
American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Other Information
Free Initial Consultation, Fixed Fees Available


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Is this attorney Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review rated?
Yes, Richard M. Morgan, Esq. has a 5.0 Peer Rating from Martindale-Hubbell.
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Yes, Richard M. Morgan, Esq. has a 5.0 Client Rating from Martindale-Hubbell.
Does this attorney accept major credit cards?
Yes, Richard M. Morgan, Esq. will accept American Express, Discover, MasterCard and Visa.
What law school did this attorney attend?
Richard M. Morgan, Esq. attended Emory University and University of Georgia.

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