I’m not sure if this article says more about banks’ reluctance to honor legal documents, the need for siblings to maintain their relationship, or the need for more careful estate planning in the form of a trust rather than a simple will and power of attorney. In this case, if the brother had a trust…

Having insurance is not the same thing as having coverage. In spite of what the agent tells you, it is always wise to read your actual policy or benefits plan. Most policies have more exceptions to coverage than you might think. And regardless of the premiums you pay your insurance company, your insurance company would…

As a follow up to my August 7, 2014 post, the US Copyright Office decided against the photographer in the “monkey selfie” case. I still think the copyright office is wrong. I will continue to follow this and keep you posted. U.S. Copyright Office Agrees: Monkey Self-Portraits Are Public Domain – Consumerist.

Some legal disputes are more entertaining than others. I disagree with Wikipedia and will be surprised if the photographer loses. Monkey selfie drives copyright lawyers bananas Video on Today: A selfie photo taken by a monkey has sparked a curious debate over who holds the copyright of the photo or whether it falls into public…

“Couples in conflict lose the ability to listen to each other.” Truer words have never been spoken. If you have an hour listen to this great podcast on breaking up from This American Life. I think you will find it entertaining, empathetic, and informative. One chapter tells the story of an adult woman coping with…