Jensen Estate Law

July Newsletter


Peace of Mind for Parents: The Importance of College Student Estate Planning

Explore the often overlooked but crucial aspect of preparing your college-aged child for their journey into adulthood – estate planning. This comprehensive guide not only explains the importance of having a legal safety net for your young adult but also delves into how this planning can offer peace of mind to parents. Understand the critical roles of various documents like Durable Power of Attorney, Healthcare Power of Attorney, and HIPAA Authorization, and how they contribute to a robust health emergency plan. Let’s navigate the challenges of life with confidence and secure our children’s future. 

The Interplay of Directive to Physicians, Healthcare Power of Attorney, and POLST Forms in Washington State: A Story of Collaboration

Highlights the importance of three key legal documents in Washington State healthcare decision-making: the Directive to Physicians, Healthcare Power of Attorney, and the POLST form. Using a hypothetical patient’s story, the article demonstrates how these documents ensure respect for the patient’s wishes in treatment decisions when they can’t communicate personally. Regular updates are encouraged to reflect changing health status and values.

Caring For Our Furry Friends: How Estate Planning Secures Their Future

Our furry companions have a special place in our hearts. But have you thought about what will happen to them when you’re no longer around? Our latest article guides you through the ins and outs of incorporating Pet Provisions and Trusts in your Estate Planning. Learn how to ensure your beloved pets continue to thrive with the love and care they deserve, even in your absence. It’s not just an article; it’s a pathway to peace of mind.