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What Advance Medical Directives Should I Have in Place If I’m Concerned About COVID-19?
Though it’s always been true, the COVID-19 pandemic has driven home the point that a debilitating medical condition can strike without warning. Whether you’re fighting the coronavirus or are incapacitated for some other reason, your wishes regarding medical treatment should be honored by family members and healthcare providers. An experienced attorney can help you put […]
Understanding How COVID-19 May Have Affected the Value of Your Estate
The economic and personal upheaval triggered by the COVID-19 outbreak is likely to warrant a review of your estate plan, no matter how thorough you think it is. As Americans cope with health fears and financial volatility, it’s worthwhile to determine whether a will, trust, advance medical directive or other legal instrument needs to be […]
Using Your Estate Plan to Provide for Your Partner If You Are Not Married
When you die without a will, trust or other estate plan, your assets generally will be distributed to your closest family members as prescribed by law, including a surviving spouse. But what if you’re one of the many people who have lived in committed relationships but for various reasons have not tied the knot? For […]