Why Do You Need a Health Care Directive?
A heath care directive is a legal document that lets you express your health care preferences and, if you wish, designate authority to someone to make care decisions for you, if you cannot make them yourself.
Checklist for Estate Plan’s Success
Every so often, it’s smart to methodically go through your estate planning documents and see if any tweaks are needed. Here’s a checklist to guide you through that mission.
How Important Is a Power of Attorney?
With a Power of Attorney, you designate which individuals are in control of your assets and who can take care of your affairs, if you are unable to do so.
Caring for a Loved One from a Distance
If you are caregiving from a distance (you live here and your parent or other loved one is in another state, a distant city or as close as an hour away), it can be even more daunting than doing it in your home.
If Not Now, When? It is the Time for Estate Planning
Estate planning attorneys are getting mobbed with questions. Here is some timely advice from three attorneys on what families and business owners should be doing to prepare, in case the unimaginable happens.
Do You Need a Revocable Trust?
Probate can be a long, arduous, and costly process—especially in states that aren’t considered probate-friendly. Enter a workaround that is being used by an increasing number of people: revocable living trusts.
Key Health Document Most Americans Don’t Have but Should
Regardless of one’s feeling on estate planning, there is one estate planning document that all Americans should have: A Health Care Directive.