Why a Living Will is Important

Some clients are hesitant about signing a Living Will. Many believe that signing a Living Will is a death sentence and the doctor will not save them if they are in severe distress. Others believe signing a Do Not Resuscitate Order (DNR) in a hospital is equivalent to a Living Will. However, a Living Will’s […]

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An Invitation to Hear Haley Moss, JD – Practicing Attorney and First Openly Identified Person with Autism Practicing Law in Florida

I’m honored to be on the Board of Milestones Autism Resources, which is featuring Haley Moss, JD, as one of the keynote speakers for the Milestones National Autism Conference.  Her address will be on June 12, 2019, in Cleveland, Ohio. Haley, an incredible spokesperson for the legal field and for persons with autism, is an […]

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No Privacy – the Brave New World of Social Media, Technology, and the Law

There’s no question that technology is changing our lives. Driverless cars, facial recognition, and medical breakthroughs are making the world a vastly different place than it was even 10 years ago. But how is technology changing the world of law? More to the point, what is the impact of technological developments on lawsuits, on the […]

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Independent Educational Evaluation: Disagreeing Creates Clarity

Your parental role is crucial in the formation of your child’s Individual Education Program (IEP). While the school district may have your child’s best interests in mind, that doesn’t mean that disagreements won’t occur. For example, you may take issue with how the district qualified your child for an IEP, or you may not agree […]

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Meditation to Reduce Stress During Tough Cases

My clients are often faced with very stressful situations.  That’s why they come to a lawyer in the first place.  This is particularly true if a loved one’s needed government benefits are at stake or if there is a dispute within a family.  These are tough, emotionally draining cases for those experiencing the conflict.

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Losing a Parent: Are We Ever Prepared?

On March 16th, one day before St. Patrick’s Day, my father-in-law passed away quietly in the middle of the night. He was 87 years old. Yes, he had been ill, but he was on the road to recovery—or so we thought—recovering in a rehab facility. The 2:00 a.m. call informing my husband of the news […]

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