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Death of a Loved One: Practical and Legal Guidance

By Berman, Sobin, Gross, Feldman & Darby LLP |

Dealing with the death of a loved one both before and after death are the two most difficult situations in our lives. In addition to the emotional toll, there are also innumerable details, practical and legal, surrounding a loved one’s death. Most people are not aware of the steps that need to be taken… Read More »

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The Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) Order Has Been Replaced With the New and Improved MOLST Form in Maryland

By Berman, Sobin, Gross, Feldman & Darby LLP |

When it comes to protecting your loved ones, we encourage you to have an Advance Directive (See Get an Advance Directive: Don’t Be a Headline; Should I get an Advance Directive, a Living Will or a Health Care Power of Attorney?). Having an Advance Directive is effective in explaining your wishes and giving someone… Read More »

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Get Your Advance Directive: Don’t Be A Headline

By Berman, Sobin, Gross, Feldman & Darby LLP |

In giving estate planning seminars, I am always trying to impress upon my audience the importance of planning while young and healthy. One of many reasons to plan sooner rather than later is to avoid being the subject of a news story like the one ran by the Associated Press on October 31, 2011:… Read More »

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Should I get an Advance Directive, a Living Will or a Health Care Power of Attorney?

By Berman, Sobin, Gross, Feldman & Darby LLP |

The answer is the first one or the second one and the third one. The problem with answering the question is first and foremost one of terminology. For starters, each state calls these legal documents by different names. For instance, Maryland has an Advance Directive, Virginia has an Advance Medical Directive and the District… Read More »

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The Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) Order Has Been Replaced With The New And Improved MOLST Form In Maryland

By Berman, Sobin, Gross, Feldman & Darby LLP |

When it comes to protecting your loved ones, we encourage you to have an Advance Directive (See Get an Advance Directive: Don’t Be a Headline; Should I get an Advance Directive, a Living Will or a Health Care Power of Attorney?). Having an Advance Directive is effective in explaining your wishes and giving someone… Read More »

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Preparing For The Death Of A Loved One: 7 Practical Recommendations

By Berman, Sobin, Gross, Feldman & Darby LLP |

This is not an easy time and, emotionally, there is not much that your lawyer can do to help. What we can to is to assist you in understanding some of the practical issues involved. Below we describe seven recommendations of things to do before your loved one passes. At a minimum, this list… Read More »

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Get Your Advance Directive: Don’t Be A Headline

By Berman, Sobin, Gross, Feldman & Darby LLP |

In giving estate planning seminars, I am always trying to impress upon my audience the importance of planning while young and healthy. One of many reasons to plan sooner rather than later is to avoid being the subject of a news story like the one ran by the Associated Press on October 31, 2011:… Read More »

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Should I Get An Advance Directive, A Living Will Or A Health Care Power Of Attorney?

By Berman, Sobin, Gross, Feldman & Darby LLP |

The answer is the first one or the second one and the third one. The problem with answering the question is first and foremost one of terminology. For starters, each state calls these legal documents by different names. For instance, Maryland has an Advance Directive, Virginia has an Advance Medical Directive and the District… Read More »

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