Did You Remember to Take Care of Fido or Mimi?

Pets are our family and, for some of us, our only family. Yet, do we always remember to provide for them if we become incapacitated or die? Unfortunately, many people forget to specifically plan for their pets and when problems arise about taking care of the pets, planning may be…

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Advanced Directives vs. Guardianship… Which One Applies?

Most of my clients will do anything to avoid a guardianship court proceeding. Thus, we prepare advanced directives such as a durable power of attorney, designation of health care surrogate and a living will (“Advanced Directives”) which appoint people to act on the client’s behalf and hopefully avoid a guardianship…

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