When It Comes To Guardianship, How Do I Not Become Like Britney?

The headlines are rife with Britney Spears’ name yet again, and it seems this young woman’s battle with her conservatorship may see its end. As an elder law attorney who deals with guardianship and conservatorship cases, I’ll let you in on a little secret: you don’t need a multimillion-dollar fortune to end up with Ms.…

Why An Electronic Will Won’t Replace Your Lawyer

Since COVID, it seems our lives have had to become e-EVERYTHING. This includes legal documents, like electronic wills, or “e-wills” that are gaining popularity. But don’t be fooled, though they may seem convenient, they can cost you more in the long run without a lawyer’s guidance. “Elder law is so specialized, so focused on an…

Will Your Funeral Be the Last Time Your Children Speak to One Another?

As a former minister and now as an attorney, I have been working with families in healthcare emergencies and crisis situations like death and dying since 1991. The death of a loved one is deeply painful, sobering and usually creates conflict within families.  Without some preparation on your part, it will create conflict in yours,…