Legal Advice for “Wills / Living Wills” — 108 results
Written by attorney Dana Stewart, almost 6 years ago. STAFF PICK
A will and its requirements A will is a person's expressed intention of what should be done with his/her property after that person dies. It must be in writing, signed by the person... more
Written by attorney Stephen Gruber, over 6 years ago. STAFF PICK
If You Die with a Living Trust but No Pourover Will The result might be two distribution plans, one for the assets in the trust, and another distribution plan for the probate assets. In... more
Written by attorney Gabriel Cheong, almost 7 years ago. STAFF PICK
What Are the Different Documents I Need to Protect Myself and My Estate in Massachusetts? There are 4 main documents that one needs in Massachusetts to cover a basic estate. A basic... more
Written by attorney Matthew Quick, over 3 years ago.
A Will (also known as a Last Will and Testament) is a legally-binding instrument that, in the event of death, directs property and the care and custody of minor children. A Will does not... more
Written by attorney Scott Anderson, over 4 years ago.
What does a Will do?
Your Will is a written document that controls the distribution of your assets (i.e., to whom, in what manner and when) after death. If you do not have a Will, the... more
Written by attorney Charles Adkins, about 1 year ago.
If you become incapacitated and are unable to direct your medical care, a living will, also known as an advance directive for a natural death, will specify what type of health care and... more
Written by attorney Peter Antonoplos, almost 3 years ago.
What is a living will?
A living will is written legal document that indicates your desire to withhold or withdraw certain medical care based on your health circumstances.... more
Written by attorney Tania Sotelo, 10 months ago.
Living Wills and Healthcare Surrogates are "Advance Directives" and are important for every Florida family What is an "Advance Directive"? Under Florida law, an "advance directive" tells... more
Written by attorney Leonard Komen, almost 3 years ago.
If you do not want the State to decide who receives your property on your death under its State law, you really need a Will. If you want to do the same but also want to prepare for... more
Written by attorney Alice Feld, over 4 years ago.
Over the last several years, it has been hard to avoid hearing about the Terri Schiavo case. Though many of us would prefer to avoid it, an article in the newspaper just recently said that... more