Category Archives: Incapacity Planning

Parents, Minors and the Law

Minors one Day Majors the Next Congratulations, your child is off to college. Parents do not stop worrying about their kids when they turn 18.  However, our legal ability to weigh in on our children’s medical care and financial needs … Continue reading

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Basic Incapacity Planning. Can you stand in your spouse’s shoes?

It is best not to assume that your spouse will have total control of your finances if you become incapacitated. Although your spouse has some rights over property you own together, like joint bank accounts, he or she is restricted … Continue reading

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Limitations on married couples ability to act for each other when making financial and medical decisions

It is best not to assume that your spouse will have total control of your finances or be able to make medical decisions for you if you become incapacitated. Financial: If you are married, your spouse does have some authority … Continue reading

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National Healthcare Decisions Day April 16th

The focus of National Healthcare Decisions Day is to remind us of the importance and benefits of proper planning and communication about one’s health care wishes. While organ donation, possible health care advance directives and the preparation of your Will and … Continue reading

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