Estate and Elder Law

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U.S. Supreme Court cites Florida inheritance law in unusual case
Posted on 15 Jun 2012 by karplaw

The U.S. Supreme Court recently handed down its decision in the case of Astrue v. Capato. The circumstances of the case are ones most of us will never experience. Nonetheless, the case has lessons for everyone. It underscores the importance of creating... Read More

What does it mean to be "family" with 21st century science?
Posted on 15 Jun 2012 by Deirdre R. Wheatley-Liss

In law school we learned about the "fertile octogenarian" - a theoretical construct about what would happen to a property distribution scheme in an estate plan if you had some wacky birth order situation (ie: my great-uncle is 60 years younger... Read More

What does it mean to be "family" with 21st century science?
Posted on 15 Jun 2012 by Deirdre R. Wheatley-Liss

In law school we learned about the "fertile octogenarian" - a theoretical construct about what would happen to a property distribution scheme in an estate plan if you had some wacky birth order situation (ie: my great-uncle is 60 years younger... Read More