Using Assisted Reproductive Technology: What Happens to Unused Genetic Material at Your Death? From Austin Estate Planning Attorney Liz Nielsen

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When you think about how you want your property to be distributed after your death, most of the time it is easy to identify that property—your home, your cars, your jewelry, etc. But what about the genetic material used in assisted reproductive technology, such as frozen sperm, eggs, and embryos? Is genetic material stored with […]

Financial Exploitation: Dutiful Child or Manipulator of Older Adults? From Austin Estate Planning Attorney Liz Nielsen

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As parents age and their physical and mental capacities diminish, it is natural for their adult children (recognizing the parents’ decreasing ability to care for themselves) to step in and help them. Often, a specific child will take over the bulk of the responsibilities, such as taking the parent to doctor’s appointments or the attorney’s […]