Ask the Estate Planning Attorney: What's an Advanced Healthcare Directive?

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  • 24 April 2020
  • Author: IEP Team
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Ask the Estate Planning Attorney: What's an Advanced Healthcare Directive?
Advanced Healthcare Directives, or Living Wills as they are known here in Idaho, are a crucial part of your Estate Planning, and your healthcare as a whole. Do you remember Terri Schiavo? In 1990, Terri fell into a persistent vegetative state after having a heart attack. She was kept on a...

Idaho Elder Law - Protecting Our Families from Financial Elder Abuse

Idaho Elder Law - Protecting Our Families from Financial Elder Abuse
We’ve all seen the articles and statistics; elder abuse is on the rise in America. In fact, in 2008, there were 21,000 reported cases of elder abuse in nursing homes that were investigated by Long Term Care Ombudsman state programs alone. But there is no single indicator that predicts...

Conservatorship & How to Avoid It

Another government default you don't want

  • 6 April 2017
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Conservatorship & How to Avoid It
A Conservator is a court-appointed individual who manages the financial affairs on behalf of a protected person. This protected person could be a minor, a developmentally delayed individual who doesn't have the capacity to manage his/her own affairs, or someone who has suffered an injury or...

Idaho Estate Planning - "Get Real: Planning for Life, Death, and Disability"

We are excited about the new book penned by Mark E. Wight, President & Founder of Idaho Estate Planning. "Get Real: Planning for Life, Death, and Disability" is a frank discussion of the dwindling options available to all of us as we age. You can find the book on Amazon.com or you...

Idaho Elder Law - Caring For Parents Requires Early Communication

"What we've got here is failure to communicate" Good news for older parents: your children will help support and care for you as you age. That’s according to a new study from Fidelity Investments. However, the bad news is that most families don’t agree on exactly...
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