Most people know they should make out a living will, telling family members and others how you want to be treated in case you are incapacitated.
At the comprehensive estate planning Law Offices of Kimberly Butler Rainen in Andover, a core component of our knowledgeable and empathetic client representation focuses upon elder care concerns.
Well, it's not The Grapes of Wrath, but it is nonetheless wrath, and it spells mutually directed ire that has soured relations between heirs of best-selling author John Steinbeck for many years.
Here's a notable but not often stressed point relevant to estate planning that a New York Times article recently passed along: within a few short years, more than one of every five Americans will reportedly be 65 or older.
Every thoughtful person from middle age to being on the cusp of retirement might dutifully reflect on the findings of a recent study focused upon what surveys show deeply concerns scores of millions of Americans.
"[T]ake steps now."
Estate planning attorneys revel in fun and gaiety just as much as other persons do, which means -- for purposes of this blog post -- that they are far from immune from the excitement that gifts, laughter and camaraderie engender at birthday parties.
Here's a quick query regarding the so-called digital universe that exists online: How many accounts do you think an "average" Internet user has?
It is certainly as important as the act of initially creating a sound and tailored estate plan to take an occasional peek at it thereafter and make tweaks as necessary.
Loving parents in Massachusetts and elsewhere worry about their children with physical and/or mental disabilities, and understandably so. Caregivers wish they could live forever, standing resolutely beside their loved ones and helping them face and conquer every challenge.