Q. I did a living will almost three decades ago. Does it need to be updated? Yes. A lot has changed since 1990. The law changes over time in response to changes in society. Medical advancements, especially technology has dramatically affected this area of the law. Let’s look back at some of the important medical…Read more
Tag Archives: Living Wills
- Tag Archives: "Living Wills"
What is a family meeting in regards to probate? Sometimes the personal representative, the new statutory term for the executor or executrix of the will, asks the attorney probating the...Read more
The Homestead Exemption provides tax relief to South Carolinians who are age sixty-five or older, blind, or disabled. In order to qualify you must: 1. You must be a co-tenant,...Read more
Several years ago she remarried. Is she entitled to any pension assistance now that she needs assisted living? The pension eligibility criteria for surviving spouses include the following: (1) Can...Read more
401(k)s Advance Directives Ancillary Probate Business succession planning Charitable Remainder Trusts COVID-19 Declaration of a Natural Death elective share Estate Planning Facebook FDIC FEMA Funeral Assistance gifting Google health care power of attorney Health Care Powers of Attorney Intestate Succession IRAs Irrevocable Trusts Joint with Right of Survivorship Life Estates Living Trusts living will Living Wills Medicaid Medicaid and intestate benefits Medicaid Asset Preservation Medicaid Planning Medicare non-SC Personal Representatives ombudsmen; The Nursing Home Reform Act of 1987; Patient Rights: The SC Department of Aging; care planning meetings; Granny cams Payable on Death (POD) Accounts Personal Representative Fees POLST orders. DNR Orders Power of Attorney Probate Public Benefits Revocable Trusts SNT The Americans with Disabilities Act The Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program (LTCOP) The SECURE Act 2019 Transfer on Death (TOD) Accounts Trustees Wills