Orange County living will attorneys know full-well the ramifications of not planning ahead for an unexpected disability. Even those clients who understand the importance of estate planning tend to overlook what would happen if they should become unable to care for themselves. It’s not the happiest thought, but the reality of not having a living […]
If you or a family member are one of the millions of Americans facing a diagnosis of some type of dementia, it is critical that you have the essential estate planning documents in place that will protect you and your loved ones.
ow do you want to die? Do you want lifesaving treatments to be administered even if all brain activity has ceased? Is your family aware of your wishes? And perhaps the more important question, is your doctor aware of your wishes?
There are a number of essential things a last will and testament can do for you. But there are some equally important things a will won’t do:
Siblings often have trouble agreeing on anything, so why should it be any different when it comes to Mom and Dad’s elder care? Unfortunately those of us in estate planning and elder law see quite often how families have a very difficult time when it comes to determining what is best for aging parents. In […]
The earthquake and tsunami in Japan… The massive tornado outbreak in the southern United States… Serious flooding in the Midwest… Wildfires in Texas… These are just a few of the natural disasters making headlines. Just listening to the news is heartbreaking. Any of these disasters can strike at any time. If it happened to your […]
By Darlynn Morgan, Orange County Wills Lawyer A Living Will… A Durable Power of Attorney… An Advanced Health Care Directive… Any of these documents can help to establish your wishes when it comes to the medical treatment you receive at the end of your life. But do they really work? According to one of the […]
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