Serious Illnesses Require Comprehensive Healthcare Powers of Attorney

Serious Illnesses Require Comprehensive Healthcare Powers of Attorney

For serious health conditions like ALS and Alzheimer’s it is vital to have a strong power of attorney. Additionally, it is important to know that a good “basic” advance-directive document needs considerable supplementation when it comes to a dreadful illness like ALS...
A Trust and Its Many Benefits

A Trust and Its Many Benefits

A trust is a great mechanism for handling estate business and it can be beneficial to anyone with any number of assets. You want to keep your affairs private and stay out of probate court? Maybe you have stepchildren? You want to leave money to your favorite...
A Guide for Understanding Advanced Care Directives

A Guide for Understanding Advanced Care Directives

Imagining the likelihood of a deadly illness or injury is not something people like to think about. Because of this, we rarely think about how to protect ourselves and our loved ones if the worst were to happen. However, just as it is important to buy home insurance...
Prenuptial Agreements Are Appropriate at Any Age

Prenuptial Agreements Are Appropriate at Any Age

A married couple, Ginny and George, had extended family they wanted to leave their assets to when they died. Unfortunately, Ginny was then diagnosed with cancer. She began to worry: What could happen if she died before George did, and George remarried? Or vice versa?...
Undue Influence Over a Will-Maker

Undue Influence Over a Will-Maker

Incidents of what attorneys deem “undue influence” on the elderly constitute elder abuse. It disrupts the older persons’ impulse to provide for loved ones and instead leaves assets to the manipulator. Often, family members do not find out about a...
The Many Benefits of a Trust

The Many Benefits of a Trust

Trusts are not exclusive to the wealthy, anyone can benefit from setting up a trust. Do you want to keep your affairs private and stay out of probate court? Maybe you have stepchildren? Do you want to leave money to your favorite charities? Or you own a small business...