What does a living trust do?

Most Americans are familiar with what a will does, but living trusts are far more opaque. The reality is that the most comprehensive estate plans often involve both a will and a trust, if not several different trusts.  Living trusts can provide a lot of flexibility in...

What is testamentary capacity?

Challenging a will is usually extremely difficult. This is because the courts generally see a person's last will and testament as the direct voice of the deceased. Since that person is no longer around to speak for their own wishes, the courts rely on the will....

Is this a sign of nursing home neglect?

Hearing the many news stories focused on abuse or neglect at nursing facilities likely leaves you feeling concerned for your own loved one. Unfortunately, it is impossible to determine where or when neglect may occur. Noticing red flags can help you react quickly if...

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