Archive for July, 2012

Cyberfighting Takes Estate From “Bad” to Worse

And you thought your family had problems. I’ve been reading about the estate of a musician named Michael. Michael tragically died at the young age of 42. He was survived by his mother Katherine, his four siblings, and his three minor children, Prince, Paris, and Blanket (that’s not a typo). According to reports, Michael left… View this post »

The Emotional Aspects of Elder Care

As lawyers who practice in elder law and in estate & trust litigation, we often see clients whose aging parents or family members require assistance.  For many, the assistance is necessary because the loved one has dementia.  Our primary role is provide the client with information about the legal steps that will help them care for… View this post »

Survivorship

I recently had the opportunity to visit the ruins of Herculaneum, an ancient city near Naples that, like Pompeii, was destroyed by the eruption of Mount Vesuviusin 79 AD.  While we are familiar with the story of the cities which were destroyed, walking though the restored remains of the city brought home to me the… View this post »