Mental Competence and Legal Documents

Our legal system functions with the principle that in order for you to sign any legal document, you must have the necessary mental competence to do so. Health care powers of attorney, DNRs, financial powers of attorneys and trusts are typically classified as contracts, but contractual capacity alone is typically not enough to execute these… Read More »

What If your Loved Ones Are Unable to Find Your Will?

All the best intentions of putting together a comprehensive will for estate planning purposes can go by the wayside in the event that your loved ones are not able to find this critical document. Having a clearly articulated plan drafted by a knowledgeable estate planning attorney and putting this in a place where individuals can… Read More »