Life or Death: Patient with a ‘Do Not Resuscitate’ Tattoo. Doctors Demand Second Opinion.
Published on December 7, 2017
An unconscious patient rolls into an ER with no ID except for a "Do Not Resuscitate" tattoo across his chest. Should doctors save his life, or is the DNR tattoo legally binding?
Estate planning attorneys Foster Friedman and Gretchyn Meinken say this fascinating reminds us there ar...
Aging in the Right Place: Plan Now for a Happier Tomorrow
Published March 20, 2018
The New York Times says the new catch phrase about retirement is "aging in the right place."
In an insightful new article, the Times says those considering retirement need to take a close look at where they do it, and how that place fits into their retirement plans. Estate plan...
In the Media: Attorney Foster Friedman on Important Legal Documents for College Students
Published August 24, 2018 by
Your child is about to leave for college. Whether they’re freshman or upperclassmen, it’s crucial they sign legal documents usually associated with seniors. Senior citizens, to be precise. Along with your packing, you should allow time to discuss t...
Losing an Inheritance Is Easy – Turn it into Lasting Wealth
“Adults who receive an inheritance save just half, while spending, donating or losing the rest.” In an insightful article, says if you come into an inheritance, whether it’s a little or a lot, waiting to make a move is the best thing you can do. Estate plan...
In the Media: Foster Friedman Informs Kiplinger of the Danger Signs of Financial Frauds on the Elderly
“This very moment, someone’s elderly parent or grandparent is likely wiring tens or even hundreds of thousands of dollars to scammers overseas,” says Foster Friedman, an estate planning attorney and partner at Wade, Grimes, Friedman, Meinken & Leischner...
IN HIS KIPLINGER COLUMN – FOSTER FRIEDMAN EXPLAINS HOW THE SECURE ACT IMPACTS ESTATE PLANNING
“Changes in estate planning law and the coronavirus pandemic provide a good reason to revise your planning to take care of your family in the future,” says estate planning attorney Foster Friedman. In his latest Kiplinger.com article, Friedman takes a hard look at the Setting Every Community Up for...
You Can Still Sign Legal Documents During COVID-19
For clients worried that COVID-19 has made conditions too dangerous to move ahead with signing estate-planning documents or incorporation papers, Wade, Grimes, Friedman, Meinken, & Leischner partner has two words: “Fear not!”
Estate Planning Roadmap
It’s understandable if you’re tempted to stall on your estate plans. After all, there are tough life and death questions to face. But planning for your loved ones' financial well-being and your own health care can actually provide much-needed peace of mind. Foster Friedman, partner at Wade, Grimes,...
When Guardianship Abuse Is Rampant, Let’s Make It Easier to Cut the “Guardian Knot!”
Warning: This video contains explicit language that some viewers may find offensive.
Estate Planning in the New Year
Of all the New Year’s resolutions we tend to make, there’s a big one that many people neglect: getting their will and other estate planning documents completed and signed.
A will is not a bucket list item. It’s way more important than weighing whether you should resolve to join a gym. While ...
Estate Planning for Minor Beneficiaries in Virginia
When an adult dies without an estate plan in place, it can be devastating for their dependents who rely on their financial support. Attorney Xue Connelly with Wade, Grimes, Friedman, Meinken & Leischner breaks down why it is vital to have an estate plan in pla...