Search Results for: "Power of Attorney"

August 19, 2021

Let Your Health Care Power of Attorney State Your Final Health Care Decisions

If you are unable to make decisions for yourself, you can give this legal authority to someone else through a Health Care…

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June 3, 2021

A Comprehensive Power of Attorney is Critical to be Effective

It is critical your “power of attorney” (POA) documents are clear and comprehensive for when the time comes when you are unable…

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The Pros and Cons of Powers of Appointments

An often misunderstood but common estate planning tool that can appear in estate planning documents is the power of appointment. Not to…

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June 16, 2022

Getting Your Partner to Talk About Estate Planning

Your spouse or life partner must be actively involved in your estate planning. Before meeting with an estate planning attorney, it is…

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May 5, 2022

When Planning an Estate, Avoid These Six Mistakes

Planning your estate will protect your assets, interests, and loved ones after you pass away. Sadly, many individuals make costly mistakes without…

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April 7, 2022

The Dignity of Dying: End-of-Life Care

Although it is a sobering experience to discuss mortality openly with your family, it is prudent. No one relishes the thought of…

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March 17, 2022

Leaving an Estate to a Surviving Spouse

Following the loss of a spouse or longtime partner, it is difficult to look past your grief. However, it is crucial to…

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March 10, 2022

Knowing Your Parents’ Aging Strategies Can Help You Avoid Medical Crises

In the US, many adult children live a long distance from their parents. Managing aging parents or in-law medical events can be…

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February 3, 2022

COVID-19: Changing Your Health Care Directives

Coronavirus pandemic forces us to assess our values, priorities, and overall health. The little COVID-19 clinical information relating to treatment options and…

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January 6, 2022

Tips on Preparing an Estate Plan For a Blended Family

Inheritance distributions in blended families can be inequitable resulting in hurt feelings and possibly lengthy court battles. While you cannot legislate from…

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