Six Common Mistakes Parents (and Their Lawyers Make) When Choosing or Changing Guardians
am reminded though as my kids get older, the need to periodically evaluate the best fit for guardianship for them if we were to pass away. It's a tough decision for all us parents, even when you have a lot of great options to choose from. As a rule of thumb, we typically recommend parents choose a guardian for the next three years, and then re-evaluate as the kids continue to grow and their needs and lifestyle changes.
THE M.U.S.T. LIST—WHAT EVERY YOUNG ADULT SHOULD HAVE DURING COVID-19
One of the best things we can do as parents, especially now more than ever, is to help our young adult children prepare for whatever life events or circumstances may come their way. This includes helping them understand how to protect themselves from any medical, legal, or financial crisis that can harm them.
WHAT TO EXPECT AT OUR LOCAL HOSPITALS DURING COVID-19
I can’t begin to describe the desperation of calls I have received recently from people who have loved ones in the hospital right now (and for non COVID-19 related matters). Because of the pandemic, hospitals have drastically changed their procedures, and loved ones can no longer sit by your bedside during a medical emergency or communicate with physicians in person about your medical wishes. This has left many people frustrated and concerned.
Finding Your New Amazing Plan A This Week!
As an estate planning lawyer, I have worked with so many families through the years who are dealing with uncontrollable circumstances—they lost a loved ones, their child has a disability, their business didn't work out, or their marriage ended.
How Will You Need To Bend This Week?
The happiest families I have worked with as an estate planning lawyer, or the families who have endured the most difficult of times, are those who have embraced this approach to life