HAPPY NEW YEAR – THE TAX LAWS HAVE CHANGED

HAPPY NEW YEAR – THE TAX LAWS HAVE CHANGED

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I hope the transition to the year 2020 brought joy and a fresh outlook.  If you follow the news, you also know that it brought changes to the tax laws that may impact your life and estate planning. As part of budget legislation, the U.S. House and Senate passed the…

Protect Yourself With a Living Will

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Living wills express personal wishes for end of life care. They state what life-prolonging measures an individual desires, and what measures the individual chooses to refuse. Perhaps more than any other document, a living will is deeply personal and requires that one consider the end of life. At Blackburn Law Firm, PLLC…

What is a Power of Attorney?

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A power of attorney (POA) gives another person (the “attorney in fact” or “agent”) the right to act on behalf of, or instead of, the person who signed the power of attorney (the “principal”).  Although a POA is a very common and useful planning document, it is important to understand…

Health Care Surrogate Designation: Why It’s Important

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A surrogate designation is a document that formally appoints one or more persons to make health care decisions for another if the other is temporarily or permanently unable to make his or her own decisions. It usually permits the surrogate to obtain medical records and can be personalized to incorporate provisions…
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