Is Your Power of Attorney Powerful Enough?

Is Your Power of Attorney Powerful Enough

by Estate Planning Attorney Nydia Menendez A Durable Power of Attorney is a powerful tool that should be part of every Estate Plan. In the right hands it can make the difference between having a voice in our affairs in the event we become disabled or pass away, or not having one if we fail to designate the right person to make these decisions for us. What is a Power of Attorney?  A Power of Attorney is a legal document delegating authority from one person – the “Principal” – to…

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What Are Advance Health Care Directives?

What Are Advance Health Care Directives

by Estate Planning Attorney Nydia Menendez When we start thinking of Estate Planning, we consider documents such as Wills, Trusts and Powers of Attorney. However, people frequently overlook a set of documents which, in my opinion, are the most critical in an Estate Plan: the Advance Health Care Directives. And because they are so important, we deemed it fit to prepare this article.  Why are Advance Health Care Directives Important? The Advance Health Care Directives include three main documents: the Living Will, the Designation of a Health Care Surrogate, and…

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Do I Need a Will or a Trust?

Do I Need a Will or a Trust

by Estate Planning Attorney Nydia Menendez If you have reached a time in life when you are planning for the future, you have most likely have come across two of the most commonly known Estate Planning tools: A Last Will And Testament and A Revocable Living Trust. Both documents provide instructions on how your assets will be distributed when you pass away. However, it is important to know the differences between these two alternatives work and what it means to have one or the other. Having a Last Will Everyone…

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Diaz Reus International Law Firm & Alliance Earns First Place In Diversity For Second Consecutive Year

Diaz Reus International Law Firm & Alliance (DRT) has been ranked No.1 in last years ‘2020 Diversity Snapshot’ organized by Law 360. For the second consecutive year, the company was rated as the best in the category of law firms that have 100 or fewer attorneys and looks to win even more nominations and awards in 2021. The annual survey shows that the legal industry in the US, when considered as a whole, continues to have issues with diversity, especially in leadership and executive positions. Overall, across the law firms…

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How to Find a Trusted a Personal Injury Lawyer

Any injury can be difficult to deal with, be it at work, at home, or in a public space. If you have been in a lot through no fault of your own that can be even more challenging. Trying to find the best advice can be challenging, and you may think that you can handle the problem alone. But there is a lot to consider. Not only do you have to deal with the injury, ongoing medical expenses, and the loss of possible income, but you wonder how you are…

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Need a Personal Injury Lawyer? Here Are the Qualities to Look For

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It is unfortunate when accidents happen, particularly when these incidents could have been prevented in the first place. When someone can be held accountable for the accident that injured you or another individual because of negligence, a personal injury case may emerge. In this case, you need the assistance of a personal injury lawyer who will be able to build your case. This article tackles the qualities you need to look for in the search for the best attorney who can guarantee that you get the most out of your…

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How to Deal with Injury Caused by Someone’s Carelessness

When it comes to dealing with an injury that was caused by another person’s carelessness, we can easily say that there aren’t many things worse than that. The frustration that comes with the whole situation, the stress, the trauma – both physical and emotional, all add up to an extremely tough scenario. But all of that being said – there are ways for you to recover from this, get better, overcome, and get compensated as well. All of that being said, to help you get to a better place more…

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