A Living Will is Not a Will (But No Less Important)

Lawyers are occasionally guilty of speaking legal jargon that a non-lawyer has no idea what the lawyer is talking about. For example, an estate planning lawyer (or perhaps an estate planning website you found) may suggest that you execute a living will in addition to a will, health care proxy and power of attorney. You…

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Top Ten Misconceptions Regarding Planning for the Payment of Long Term Care-Part 2

Part two of this article discusses the last five of 10 common misconceptions relating to planning for the payment of long term care. Misconception #6. The best way to protect my home in the event of a long term stay in a nursing home is to transfer the house to my children, and retain life…

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