Monthly archives:June 2012

  • I’m an estate planning and elder law attorney. What does that mean, and how did I get here?  How can I help you now that I have arrived at this point in my law practice? Country Humorist Jerry Clower told a story based on the adage or rhetorical question, “Where will you be when you get where ... [read more]
  • Durable Power of Attorney (DPOA) is a legal document, authorized by specific statute, recognized to be binding and controlling of your legal rights.  Historically, a power of attorney was created at common law in writing by one person, naming another as his or her “agent” or “attorney-in-fact” (NOT ... [read more]
  • Whether you plan your estate for primarily relying on a Will or Trust depends on your and your family’s own unique, special circumstances. Historically, a “Last Will and Testament” was the cornerstone of an estate plan, which was legally operative only upon death, and required probate by a court ... [read more]