Monthly Archives: February 2023
New York Will Allow Human Composting As A Legal Means Of Disposition Of Remains
Estate planning lawyers always say that you should write a will because you can’t take your property with you when you die, but do you still need to write a will if you don’t own any property? What if you own property but you don’t have any opinions about who inherits it when you… Read More »
Hospice Care Is Not As Scary As You Think
End-of-life care is an important part of everyone’s estate plan. If you have long-term care insurance, you are on the right track, and if you have stated your wishes in writing about allocating decision-making authority about your healthcare decisions to a relative or lawyer in the event that you become severely ill, you have… Read More »
Can Predatory Loans Rear Their Ugly Heads During Probate?
They say that the rich get richer while the poor stay poor, but if someone offers you $1,000 that you never have to pay back simply because you own a house, you should read the fine print. Of course, even homeowners are in a precarious enough financial position these days that $1,000 makes a… Read More »
Where Have All The Nursing Homes Gone?
Do you dream of retiring to a quiet town in the Sun Belt, where there are more wading birds than humans within walking distance of your house? Would you prefer to stay in the same house where you have lived since birth, in the town where your family has lived for generations? Both of… Read More »