When to Make Adjustments to a Living Will

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When to Make Adjustments to a Living Will

Living wills are meant to be a valid document for the duration of your life. You should make regular updates to accommodate any changes in your own personal medical situation, or to consider any changes that occur with available medical treatments or technology as scientific advances occur. Here are a few examples of situations in […]

What You Should Know About Living Wills

A living will is an important component of an estate plan that allows you to leave instructions to your health care surrogate regarding your medical desires. With a living will, you can achieve greater peace of mind that you will get the care you desire, and prevent your family members from having to decipher what […]

Need-to-Know Facts on Living Wills

When it comes to estate planning, establishing a living will might be one of the most important steps you can take to give direction on your end-of-life care. It is important to understand that a living will is different than a standard will. Standard wills are used to name beneficiaries or guardians at the time […]

Beware of Living Trust Mills

As more and more people forego traditional wills and turn to living trusts as their estate planning tool, many are tempted to also avoid the expense of lawyers when drafting their trust. While many companies will offer trusts at wildly low prices, people should beware before considering this low cost option. Trust mills, as they […]

Living Wills: Planning for the Unexpected

Whether from illness, accident or old age, individuals are unfortunately often left unable to direct their own medical care. For these reasons, it is important to have a document known as a living will in place.   Living wills are legal documents that expressly state what kind of medical care you do or do not […]

Do You Need a Living Will?

A living will is document that details your desires regarding end-of-life decisions. It records whether you wish to receive treatments to sustain your life, including resuscitation and feeding, if you become incapacitated and are unable to communicate your wishes. A living will can be beneficial for a number of different reasons: It removes the heavy […]