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It’s no joy to think about your will and what will happen after your death, but if there’s one subject that’s even harder, it’s how you would deal with medical issues in a condition of incapacity — and then it’s even harder to think about the situation of an incapacity due to dementia.

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Ron Meyers Law - Real-Estate Transactions

Yesterday, a real estate broker with whom I work closely called to see if I could help with a property sale from an estate that she was working on. It was a complicated matter and for a while, it looked like a real problem, but then I was able to offer a solution that made it all work.

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Ron Meyers Law - Real-Estate Transactions

There's great pride in passing a family home from one generation to the next. Sometimes, this allows relatives to remain in close contact under one roof and ensures attentive care to the elders and the children. But it can create a lot of conflict, too.

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Last Will & Testament with a pen and pocket watch

My client’s mom died earlier this year. Her sister provided her with a copy of her will, signed in 2017, which named the sister as the executor. The sister hired a lawyer, who sent my client the usual waiver and consent document to probate the will — but the copy of the will she he was a different will, from ...

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What could be better than inheriting an estate with real estate holdings? Look around any area of this city — that’s how many of the most prominent real estate empires were built. But it’s not all wealth and power for the heirs. There can be a lot of issues to deal with.

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If you imagine a legal problem as a big, tight knot, then you can think of Negotiation and Litigation as two ways of undoing the knot. Negotiation is like cutting through the knot, and Litigation is like unwinding it strand by strand.

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A very troubling case was referred to me recently by a close colleague who is a matrimonial attorney. His client died while in the midst of an acrimonious divorce. The result is the exact opposite of what the client would have wanted — since the husband she was divorcing was still her husband at the time of her death, he ...

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