What do you think of when you hear the word “routine?” Does it make you think of monotony and boredom? Or does it make you feel serene, calm, and have peace of mind?
Up until a few weeks ago, every day was the same. Wake up, go to school/work, eat, school/work, come home, dinner, bed. That’s all changed and routines have flown out the window!
Just think about how powerful you could be if you tweaked your routine to allow more time for you to build your legacy in the world.
Gertrude Stein died in 1946, just three days after writing her Will. No one imagined that 21 years later, her life partner, Alice Toklas, would die impoverished, half-blind, and half-deaf. During the later years of her life, Alice relied upon the goodwill and solicitations of friends to keep a roof over her head. In the […]
Is it worth creating an Advanced Health Care Directive if a hospital issues a blanket “do-not-resuscitate” order?
It has been reported in several newspapers that there are whispers and some outright discussions about hospitals and states issuing blanket “do not resuscitate” orders for patients having coronavirus. (source) It seems to make sense, right? As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to grow across New Jersey, local hospitals are struggling to keep up with the […]
One of the biggest questions we get around the holiday season is … “How do I talk to my parents about their stuff?” And this question is then awkwardly followed by, “Look, I don’t really want or expect anything from my parents, but I just don’t know what to do if they get sick or […]
Handwritten Wills can be admitted to probate and administered just like any other written will. However, there are some critical differences in how a person is appointed as the personal representative for an estate where there is a handwritten will.
It’s not uncommon for a person to want to change a decedent’s Last Will and Testament. The most common reason is, “Well, that’s not really what they wanted,” or “That’s not what they meant.” Those reasons are not enough to change a will after a person has died, which is why it is essential to […]
What happens if you want to take a parent-child vacation without the other parent. You know, just a girls’ (or boys’) getaway weekend to the Caribbean? You and your child are so excited about the sun, sand, beaches, and dolphin excursions. You’re all packed and ready to go. Your partner drops you off at the airport, kisses you and your child goodbye, wishes you a “bon voyage,” and drives away.
Did you know that Khloe Kardashian named a legal guardian for her daughter True before True was even born? Khloe said that she had observed Kim’s parenting style, and she thought that Kim and Khloe had more similar parenting styles than Khloe and Kourtney did. During the post-episode interview, Kourtney said that Khloe would be […]
What is Probate? In New Jersey, probate is the process by which a person becomes the personal representative of a person’s estate. When a person passes away, someone has to step up and take care of everything that the person left behind. The person who died is called the “decedent.” The person who steps up is called […]
At the time of his death, Freddie Mercury’s net worth is estimated to have been about $30 million, which today would be worth approximately $50 to $60 million. His assets included real estate, art, royalties, catalog rights and more. Since then, his state has grown to an estimated net worth of around $100 million. We know […]