We are debriefing the films "I Care A Lot" and "The Guardians".
We created an online DIY guardianship course to assist individuals to become guardian of property for their loved one - without hiring a lawyer! This video provides some context about why we made the course and who it is for (and not for!)
In November 2020 Lisa Feldstein was quoted in The Province in an article by Laura Hensley entitled "The 'extraordinary' case of Britney Spears' conservatorship".
We've been planning it for ages and we're thrilled to announce that our first online course is officially available!
Find out what a POA for Personal Care is (hint: it's different than a Will) and what goes into one.
It’s holiday time and questions often arise about whether gifts can be given on behalf of a person who, legally, isn’t capable of managing property.
Have a family meeting. Sign the legal documents. And, by the way, your siblings are probably suspicious of you.
If you know someone caring for a loved one with dementia, you have to read this blog post!
An Ontario man entered family law arbitration seeking to vaccinate his kids, which his ex-wife opposed. To his surprise, he lost.
Should advance requests to medically assisted death be legal?
The term "proposed representative" is not in most people's vocabulary, and doesn't need to be. But if you are a family caregiver and the term arises, chances are there is a conflict about who makes health care decisions for a loved one.
Many people appointed under a POA do not know they have specific legal obligations, and that they could face serious financial and other consequences if they do not satisy their duties.
A New Zealand girl born with developmental disabilities is unable to speak, walk or see. In an effort to make her life better, her family decided to stunt her growth and remove her uterus.