Powers of Attorney

Substitute Decision Makers

Health Care Documents, Finances and Business, Guardianships and Conservatorships

There are a variety of situations in which other people may make decisions for you.

Health Care Documents

It can be very important to have a valid Advance Directive for Health Care in place, so that if you are unable to direct your own health care, the person you want to make health care choices for you will be able to direct doctors and hospitals, and will be able to have access to your health care information.

Elder Law

Elder Law includes a wide range of subjects, including matters relating to Medicaid, including asset protection, Medicaid spend down, look back periods, avoiding or dealing with disqualification for Medicaid, and planning for a situation where one spouse needs to enter long term care, but the other may be able to remain in the home.

Revocable Living Trusts

Wednesday, July 1, 2020

    Many people chose to have trust based estate plans, instead of relying only on Wills.

    There are many good reasons to do a trust.

    One reason is that a trust will often allow you to avoid probate after your death.

Social Distancing, Creation of Wills and Trusts, and the Coronavirus/COVID 19 Pandemic

Thursday, March 19, 2020

    The current health crisis is causing some people to think seriously about creating a Will or a Trust.  It is causing others who have been thinking of this to stop putting it off, and to start actually working toward finding a lawyer to work with them on estate and incapacity planning.