Charles B. Pyke Jr.
Pyke & Associates, P.C.

340 Corporate Center Court
Stockbridge, GA 30281
TEL: (770) 507-2500

Pyke & Associates, P.C. Website
http://www.cpyke.com



About Pyke & Associates, P.C.

Pyke & Associates, P.C. is a firm focusing on estate planning, probate, trust administration and elder law issues. Based in Stockbridge, GA, our mission is to provide residents of Stockbridge and surrounding areas with quality estate planning resources, such as assistance with Living Trusts, Wills (simple & complex), Probate, Trust Administration, Powers of Attorney, Living Wills, Irrevocable Trusts, Family Limited Partnerships, and Charitable Giving. When you visit or call our office, we want you to feel comfortable discussing such an important issue concerning both you and your family. We want to arm you with the information you need to make an informed decision about your family's future. Visit our online Estate Planning Information Center to obtain timely, quality information on estate planning and related issues, including complimentary issues of our Special Reports and Estate Planning News articles. Residents of Stockbridge and surrounding areas can register to attend our Estate Planning Seminars.


About Charles B. Pyke Jr.

As an attorney in private practice in Atlanta, Charles Pyke provides a wide range of estate planning services to his clients, with a primary focus on helping them provide for the security of their loved ones, reduce the estate taxes and avoid or at least minimize the costs and delays of probate, all with a well-crafted estate plan. Mr. Pyke defines the mission statement for Pyke & Associates, P.C. as “Helping people be good stewards of all that has been entrusted to them.” Mr. Pyke, an active member of his community, is well aware of the growing importance of estate planning, and dedicates himself to informing the public of the need for careful attention to their specific situations. He is a frequent speaker on a variety of estate planning topics, regularly presenting educational seminars for the public as well as private groups.

Experience

Before Mr. Pyke formed Pyke & Associates, P.C., he spent five years as an associate at the Atlanta law firm of Gambrell & Stolz, where his practice areas included general corporate law, commercial real estate and estate planning. He also has extensive work experience with the legal departments of various state and federal governmental agencies ranging from the Georgia Secretary of State to the United States Bankruptcy Court, Federal Home Loan Bank and Federal Trade Commission. He is an accredited attorney of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Mr. Pyke is also a member of the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys (AAEPA), the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and is a Certified Elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation. Mr. Pyke serves on the Education Advisory Board and has achieved the distinction as an Estate Planning Fellow with the AAEPA. Mr. Pyke is a co-author of two books, A Will Is Not Enough In Georgia and Estate Planning Basics: 38 Commonly Asked Questions About Estate Planning.

Education

Mr. Pyke, a native Atlantan, graduated from Woodward Academy, a college preparatory school in College Park, then obtained a Bachelors of Science degree in Finance at Auburn University. He went on to earn his Doctor of Law degree from the Emory University School of Law, where he was an active leader in a number of campus activities.

Personal

Mr. Pyke, who is married and the father of two, devotes much of his free time to serving the community. He is on the board of directors at the Emmanuel School of Religion. He grew up in the church at Southwest Christian Church and currently attends First Baptist Church of McDonough. When he can find the time, Mr. Pyke enjoys horseback riding and hunting.


About the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys

The Academy is a national organization dedicated to promoting excellence in estate planning by providing its exclusive membership of attorneys with up-to-date research on estate and tax planning, educational materials, and other important resources to empower them to provide superior estate planning services. The Academy expects members to have at least 36 hours of legal education each year specifically in estate, tax, probate and/or elder law subjects. To ensure this goal is met, the Academy provides over 40 hours of continuing legal education each year. Since 1993, the Academy has also been a highly-regarded and sought-after resource for attorneys and consumers alike, and has been recognized by Consumer Reports, Suze Orman in her book, 9 Steps to Financial Freedom and numerous times by Money Magazine.