It is an unfortunate fact of life that lawsuits are generally brought against those who have “deep pockets.” Litigators don’t want to go through the time and expense of lengthy litigation and a drawn-out trial if there is no money to be recovered; hence, large lawsuits are typically only filed against those individuals who appear.
Here at Butcher Elder Law, our entire legal team is passionate about helping parents name legal guardians for their children. It’s a critical step that allows parents to document the people they want and trust to raise their kids if they are incapacitated or suffer an untimely death. There is another area of planning for.
Has the idea of donating your body to medical science ever piqued your curiosity? Have you perhaps even considered possibly doing so and wondered just how does that work? Maybe you have a desire to give back even in death? If so, body donation might be an option for you. The alternative allows for the.
National Healthcare Decisions Day is on April 16th, and it’s an important reminder for every adult to begin having difficult conversations with loved ones about their most private wishes for medical and end-of-life care. Far too many people assume that their families would make the choices they would want in an emergency. Yet every day.
The costs of assisted living facilities continue to rise for seniors and their families, leaving them struggling to make sure their loved ones are receiving the care they need and deserve. While it seems like sometimes there is just no relief from these rising costs, Cuyahoga County elder law attorneys often advise their clients about.
Many grandparents wish to leave a legacy behind for their grandchildren; however, they may run into some issues if those children are underage. A Medina County Wills and Trusts attorney can help you determine what the best options are for leaving assets to underage beneficiaries, whether those assets pass by a Will or are held.
When creating an estate plan and Last Will and Testament, many people have a difficult time deciding who should be the Executor of their estate. Oftentimes they will consider naming Co-Executors – two or more people who serve as executor of the estate. Each Co-Executor named in your Last Will and Testament will have authority.
In general, Americans are very uncomfortable talking about end-of-life issues. It can be hard for people to think about (and plan for) their own death, let alone the death of their loved ones. I get it. Yet by not discussing these issues, you are leaving your future caregivers (most often your adult children) in an.
It’s become more and more common now to see clients come in with probate cases that need to be dealt with in multiple states. Many seniors today are “snow birds,” meaning they spend their winters in states with warmer climates while keeping their actual residency in the state they’ve spent most of their lives in..
With so much information to share on the types of business entities to consider, this post will appear in two parts. The first will look at some of the more commonly recognized entities that business planning lawyers in Lorain County help set up, and the second will delve a bit deeper. Without the help of.