Updating Your Estate Plan After a Divorce

Many married couples include their spouse in their will, grant each other powers of attorney, and assign them as beneficiaries for insurance and bank accounts. Although updating your estate plan might not be a priority after a divorce, it remains cru… [Read More...]

Preventing and Resolving Family Disputes Over an Elderly Parent’s Care

Adult children may not always agree on the issues surrounding an aging parent’s care. However, if a parent becomes incapacitated and can no longer care for themselves, questions may arise. For instance, adult children may have to decide where their… [Read More...]

Common Signs of Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect: When to Know it’s Time to Contact an Attorney

When you make the tough decision to place an elderly loved one in a skilled nursing facility, you expect that they will receive the care, treatment, and attention they need. Sadly, nursing home abuse and neglect are all too common — and mistreatmen… [Read More...]

Estate Planning for Same-Sex Couples

It’s been less than ten years since the Supreme Court case of Obergefell v. Hodges made same-sex marriage legal throughout the United States. Prior to that landmark decision, same-sex partners who wanted to be able to inherit from each other had to… [Read More...]

Estate Planning Documents and Digital Assets

If you are thinking about making or updating your estate plan, good for you! There is no better way to ensure that your loved ones know and carry out your wishes. But creating your estate documents isn’t the end of the story; you need to store them… [Read More...]