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Protecting LGBTQ Families in a Post-Roe World

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The recent Supreme Court opinion in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization dismantles 50 years of legal precedent concerning reproductive rights. In overturning Roe v. Wade, the majority in Dobbs writes, “nothing in...more

Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP

Somebody Call 9011: Counsel and Decedent’s Estate Benchslapped Under Rule 9011 for Repeated Attempts to Circumvent the Bankruptcy...

In a recent opinion from the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of California, Judge Christopher Klein sanctioned a decedent’s estate’s representative and its lawyer for frivolously and repeatedly...more

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The 5 Most Important Estate Planning Documents

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Noted author and financial planner Suze Orman says, "Estate planning is an important and everlasting gift you can give your family." And she's right. But if you create one, you need to do it right. So first, talk with an...more

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When to Consider a Change in your Estate Planning Documents

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As estate planning attorneys, we not only discuss with clients the importance of having estate planning documents in place, but also the importance of updating documents when life changes. As a rule of thumb, estate planning...more

Downey Brand LLP

RCFEs Can’t Get Out of the Rain – California Court Finds Another Arbitration Agreement Unenforceable

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Another day, another decision by the California Court of Appeal making it more difficult for residential care facilities for the elderly (“RCFEs”) to enforce their arbitration agreements. Upon admission to virtually any...more

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Healthcare Power of Attorney Reinstated in Oklahoma

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The Oklahoma Legislature reinstated the durable power of attorney for healthcare through the adoption of Senate Bill 1596, which will again provide Oklahomans with an option to execute a healthcare power of attorney (HCPOA)....more

Foster Swift Collins & Smith

Importance of Durable Powers of Attorney

When people decide to engage in estate planning, typically they focus on naming the beneficiaries of their estate and making sure their estate avoids probate when they pass away. In most cases, these concerns are addressed by...more

Tucker Arensberg, P.C.

Guardianships in Pennsylvania and a Ward’s Right to Vote

Far too frequently individuals and their family members find themselves in a situation where they need the authority to step into the shoes of a friend, family or loved one to make critical healthcare and financial decisions...more

Adler Pollock & Sheehan P.C.

Estate Planning Pitfall: You’ve Overlooked Digital Assets in Your Estate Plan

Traditionally, an estate plan addresses the tangible assets you own, such as cash and securities, investment real estate, vehicles, and your house. But this is 2022. Increasingly, people are living in a digital world, where...more

Hendershot Cowart P.C.

Worried About Elderly Financial Abuse by Family Members? Here’s What to Do

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As the elderly population increases, it is becoming more common for adult children to step in to help with financial decisions. The children may find themselves being in charge of a parent’s finances if they have a cognitive...more

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How Do I Protect My Generous, Impaired Grandparent?

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Picture this: your beloved grandfather hands out cash gifts to his three grandchildren every year on their birthdays. Each grandchild receives $100 every year like clockwork. Then, one year, your grandfather gives your cousin...more

McGlinchey Stafford

Can A Payroll Employee Disclose Tax Return Information?

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Tax returns and return information generally are protected from disclosure by Section 6103 of the Internal Revenue Code (Code), and unauthorized disclosures can result in penalties. Certain disclosures are permitted, but what...more

Kohrman Jackson & Krantz LLP

Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Online Accounts And Estate Planning

There are many factors to consider when planning your estate in the event of your incapacitation or death. While discussions regarding traditional assets are crucial in the planning process, other factors should also be taken...more

High Swartz LLP

What is Estate Planning?

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Let’s start by understanding what estate planning is before moving on to why it’s essential. But hopefully, after reading through this, you’ll feel comfortable reaching out to an estate attorney near you to begin planning...more

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Does My Family Member Need a Conservator? What Would That Look Like?

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It can be difficult to talk with loved ones about protecting their assets or managing their financial affairs. Even if you have been assisting your loved ones with their finances for some time, it can be quite emotional and...more

Fox Rothschild LLP

Reported Appellate Division Decision Touches on Incapacitation, Guardianship & Divorce

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We previously blogged in 2014 about Marsico v. Marsico, where the trial court barred a litigant from appearing and testifying in a divorce matter through a designated power of attorney, which appointed the Husband’s daughter...more

Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel, P.C.

You Can Just Say No: Declining to Act as an Agent Under a Power of Attorney

Acting as an agent under a power of attorney is a big responsibility and it isn’t something everyone can take on. It is possible to resign or refuse the position....more

Fox Rothschild LLP

The Court of Chancery Dismisses Complaints Against Kansas Residents for Lack of Personal Jurisdiction

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The recent Delaware Court of Chancery decision in Dlayal Holdings, Inc. v. Al-Bawardi; Dlayal Holdings, Inc. v. Rodger Gracey, et al.; COORD: 2020-1067-LWW, 2020-1070-LWW (Del. Ch. Dec. 27, 2021) examines whether three Kansas...more

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FINRA Report Highlights New Topics and Emerging Risks for 2022

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On February 9, FINRA published its 2022 Report on FINRA’s Examination and Risk Management Program (2022 Report), an authoritative resource for member firms to evaluate and, where necessary, enhance their compliance programs...more

Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel, P.C.

Hot-Button Questions Answered Regarding Conservatorships

By now, most of us have seen the media coverage and are well aware of Britney Spears’ controversial conservatorship case. Spears became “the international face of a movement,” which, according to the Wolters Kluwer article...more

Burns & Levinson LLP

I’ve Been Asked To Be a Guardian. What Do I Do?

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If you are asked to serve as guardian for either an incapacitated adult or a minor, there are several questions you should ask before accepting this fiduciary role. It is critical to understand what you are signing up for...more

Adler Pollock & Sheehan P.C.

Create an Eldercare Plan for an Elderly Loved One

No one would expect you to operate a business without developing a business plan. Typically, you would review the plan annually and modify it to accommodate your needs. Yet many people don’t follow similar practices for...more

Lasher Holzapfel Sperry & Ebberson PLLC

The Importance of Post-Divorce Beneficiary Planning

When you’re in the throes of a separation or divorce, it is easy to forget the importance of updating your will and your estate plan. With so much happening in the here and now, things like beneficiary designations and...more

Goulston & Storrs PC

Probate & Fiduciary Litigation Newsletter - February 2022

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This newsletter is intended to keep readers informed about developments in probate and fiduciary litigation in Massachusetts and New York. Intentional Interference and Unjust Enrichment Claims in Connection with a Trust...more

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California Court Gives RCFEs More To Keep Them Up At Night

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Recent decisions by the California Court of Appeal have heaped stress on the owners/operators of residential care facilities for the elderly (“RCFEs”). RCFEs, like other businesses, would prefer to avoid the court system...more

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