Life or Death: Patient with a ‘Do Not Resuscitate’ Tattoo. Doctors Demand Second Opinion. Dec07

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...

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In the Media: Attorney Foster Friedman on Important Legal Documents for College Students Aug24

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...

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In the Media: Foster Friedman Informs Kiplinger of the Danger Signs of Financial Frauds on the Elderly Nov07

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 Friedman, Grimes, Meinken & Leischner PLLC. ...

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IN HIS KIPLINGER COLUMN – FOSTER FRIEDMAN EXPLAINS HOW THE SECURE ACT IMPACTS ESTATE PLANNING Sep08

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...

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Breathe New Life Into a Trust by Decanting It Apr23

Breathe New Life Into a Trust by Decanting It

Building flexibility into your estate plan allows you to adapt to changing circumstances, evolving tax laws, and new family situations. You can achieve that flexibility by providing your trustee with the ability to decant your trust. “Decanting” Defined ...

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Comparing Inter Vivos and Testamentary Trusts May16

Comparing Inter Vivos and Testamentary Trusts

Creating and adhering to an estate plan is no simple task. Generally, the end goal of estate planning is to divide up and transfer assets to loved ones at minimal or zero tax cost. Of course, a will is a good starting point, but it may be supplemented by various other estate planning techniques, includ...

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