Family Suing Doctor for Violating Patient’s Living Will

A new lawsuit has been filed by the family of an Alzheimer’s patient against his treating doctor in Westchster County, New York, alleging that the doctor ignored the patient’s Living Will and prolonged the patient’s life using medication. The...

Is a Contingent Trust Right for Your Estate Plan?

A contingent trust is a trust that does not exist until a certain event occurs. Oftentimes, contingent trusts are part of your Last Will and Testament. In your Will, you should designate a trustee to serve as the fiduciary of the trust and specify the terms of...

Business owners facing divorce must strategize carefully

Anyone who lives in Texas for even a short while can tell you we do things a bit differently here. While many of the things that make Texas unique are worth praising, the laws that govern divorce often make the process more difficult and complicated than it might be...

Why Is a Living Will Important?

A Living Will, or Directive to Physicians, is a legal document that informs emergency responders, physicians, and family members of your wishes in the event you require emergency or end-of-life medical care at a time you are unable to communicate your wishes. Your...

Celebrities Who Die Without a Will

It is no surprise that every day individuals all over the country pass away without any estate plan in place, especially a Will. Conversely, it is often shocking that high-profile celebrities are dying without Wills, considering their high net worth and vast assets....