Why Lamar Odom’s hospitalization should serve as a wake up call to anyone going through a divorce: What you need to know about your health care and assets.

By Brandon Arkin, Family Law, Estate Planning, Wills & Trusts and Advanced Planning Directives. Many people were shocked when the news broke that Lamar Odom was found unconscious from a drug overdose in a Nevada brothel on October 13, 2015. Finding out that Khloe Kardashian, his estranged wife, was the person who was legally allowed to make all healthcare decisions for Lamar, left many people asking How did this happen and most importantly could this be prevented?
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Top Ten Reasons to Have a Comprehensive Estate Plan

By Probate & Estate Planning Attorney Gustavo Fortich. People often wonder why they should bother to prepare any estate plan. A comprehensive estate plan typically consists of preparation of a Last Will and Testament (usually referred to simply as a "Will") and or a Trust, a Durable Power of Attorney, a Designation of Health Care Surrogate, and a Declaration of Living Will. Read on to learn the ten reasons why you would want to have a comprehensive estate plan.
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