Written by Cassandra Drake Committees must keep detailed records of all the assets, liabilities, and money coming in and going out of the person’s estate. They must give periodic reports, referred to as accounts, to the Public Guardian and Trustee. A committee of person is responsible for making medical decisions for the person and deciding where and […]
Part 1: Understanding Committeeship: What Do You Do If You Have a Family Member in Care and Need to Make Decisions for Him or Her?
Written by Cassandra Drake It is a situation that many people are faced with, but most do not know what their options are. If your loved one had the opportunity to do their estate planning, he or she may have an enduring power of attorney, which can be used even after a person is no […]
Advance Care Planning—A Work in Progress
By Rachel Carter For many of us, picking out a birthday gift for a loved one is a difficult task if we don’t know what they want. Imagine trying to make decisions on their behalf about their healthcare needs. The concept of Advance Care Planning resonated with me as soon as I heard about it. […]