Living Will to decline heroic measures at end of life, and a health care surrogate to advocate and sign for you.
A simple life plan fills the need for financial, health care, and estate planning for people who wish to leave all of their assets outright to designated persons upon their death, already know the people to whom they wish to leave assets, already know who they want to appoint to administer their estate after death, make health care decisions for them, and manage financial affairs for them, and do not need a personal consultation with the attorney.
* Based on actual experience. Blackburn Law Firm, PLLC, drafted the same documents using each system.
Catherine E. Blackburn graduated with High Distinction from the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy in 1978 and practiced pharmacy before entering law school. She graduated with Honors from The Ohio State University College of Law in 1982 and practiced in Columbus, Ohio before joining the faculty of the University of Louisville College of Law in 1987.
While a law professor, Ms.Blackburn taught courses in basic legal skills, evidence, remedies, and coached the mock trial teams. In 1992, she moved to the Tampa Bay area and practiced catastrophic personal injury law until 2011.
After decades of litigation practice, Ms. Blackburn turned her attention to legal life planning with a focus on ensuring that singles, couples, and persons with specific concerns, such as seniors needing long term and nursing home care and LGBT persons, receive legal advice and services directed to their needs and circumstances.