By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq. August 16, 2018 An Estate Plan Prepares for More Than Just Your Death When it comes to legal terms, “estate planning” may be among the most misunderstood. The term is shrouded in mystery, myths, and misconceptions. Too often, Americans assume estate planning is...

The Dark Side of Mental Incapacity   September 22, 2014 By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq. What does it mean for a person to lack mental capacity or be mentally incapacitated? Merriam-Webster defines it as “an inability through mental disorder or mental retardation of any sort to carry on the...

Estate Planning Is About Family Planning   May 29, 2013 By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq. Basic estate planning typically includes a last will and testament, one or more revocable trusts, a power of attorney, health care surrogate and a living will. These documents prepare you for both during life...