Category: Living Will

The Importance of Documentation When Family Members Have Dementia

September 5, 2013 Victor Medina Dementia, Estate Planning, HIPAA, Living Will, Powers of Attorney 0 Comments

When people are young and healthy, they don’t often take the time to plan for their possible incapacity by executing legal documents including a power of attorney and living will. As a recent article explains, however, these documents should be completed sooner rather than later. These documents are especially important given the fact that a […]

Estate Planning Myths & Misconceptions – Myth #3 – An Estate Plan Is Not A Will

August 25, 2009 Victor Medina Disability, Living Will, Myths & Misconceptions, Simple Wills 1 Comment

Most people think of “doing estate planning” as the act of creating and signing a will. While in some cases, a will is the best instrument, you can’t get to that answer without engaging in a comprehensive process where the lawyer gets to learn about you and your family, your goals and desires, your values […]