Read Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning updates, articles, and legal commentary from leading lawyers and law firms:
The Greatest Gift: Your Individual + Family Estate Plan
The 2010 Tax Relief Act and your estate plan
Are your estate planning documents protecting your assets?
Same-Sex Marriage Cases in 90 Seconds
Should you Opt-Out of the Voluntary Disclosure Program?
Death and Foreign Asset Disclosure. What you don't know can cost you…a lot
Safeguard Your MVA: Devising a Business Succession Plan that will Preserve your Most Valuable Asset
Divorce can be costly, especially when it reveals undisclosed foreign assets.
Estate Planning: Wills, Trusts, & Power of Attorney in Arizona - Putting Family First
Foreign Asset Disclosure Program
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) as amended by the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH Act) contains the HIPAA Privacy and Security rules....more
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit recently ruled that a Florida law requiring nursing homes to disclose patient records of deceased patients was preempted by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability...more
It has always been difficult to make determinations regarding what information can be provided to a family member once a patient or long-term care resident has passed away....more
The importance of advanced directives are covered from the definition to living wills,durable power of attorney and more.The AD is one of the single most important decision you will ever make in your lifetime so it needs to...more
Boomer or not, living wills are an essential part of responsible planning. The Terry Schiavo case provides the lessons learned from failing to have a living will in place....more