Living Wills. Legal news and articles for April 28 - 30, 2017

Colorado End Of Life Options ActThis law would require stylists to look for signs of domestic abuseBrexit: EU leaders want to avoid hard border on island of IrelandHistoric Macon's Fading Five gains momentumNC attorney general tells DeVos he is investigating Charlotte School of Law'Living entity' river Ganga receives her first legal noticeSENIOR SPOTLIGHT: Document your healthcare decisionsLawmakers may make changes to tough prescribing lawLawmakers may make changes to tough prescribing lawLawmakers May Make Changes to Tough Prescribing LawChronic pain patients may sue over tough prescribing lawMoms Join Forces To Demand Better Breastfeeding LawsChoosing those to execute advance directives/living willsFrom The Career Files: Are You Forcing Your Life? Or Living Your Life?Law Enforcement Officials Take On DACA Students' Roles In Colorado Play

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Living with in-laws: Sex, rules and getting along
The LedgerApril 3, 2017

In other cases, one normally happy adult will suddenly get her feelings hurt by silly things, finding herself crying for no reason. In these scenarios, she may feel left out by her husband and his parents, who have inside jokes — and she becomes the ...more »

NCAA: North Carolina can host events after law change
Sussex CountianApril 4, 2017

The governing body said Tuesday its Board of Governors had reviewed moves to repeal the “bathroom bill” and replace it with a compromise law. The NCAA offered a lukewarm endorsement, saying the new law “meets the minimal NCAA requirements” while ...more »

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Colorado End Of Life Options Act
Prime Time NewsApril 30, 2017

Tamra K. Waltemath is an elder law attorney focusing on wills, trusts, estate and trust administration, probate and non-probate transfers, guardianships and conservatorships. She can be contacted at: Tamra K. Waltemath, P.C., 3843 West 73rd Avenue, ...more »

This law would require stylists to look for signs of domestic abuse
New York PostApril 30, 2017

“Often victims don't know where to turn, especially if they're living in fear.” Domestic-violence victims ... “The training will provide the stylist with resources in the community to turn [to] for help,” such as hotlines or contacts at crisis centers ...more »

Brexit: EU leaders want to avoid hard border on island of Ireland
BBC NewsApril 29, 2017

"If on the basis of where we're going, if there are tariffs, then it becomes a hardish border and it comes so by virtue of EU law." The separation talks will seek to agree the rights of EU citizens living in the UK, as well as Britons living in the EU ...more »

Historic Macon's Fading Five gains momentum
The TelegraphApril 29, 2017

John and Stephanie Chipley, a couple living in north Macon, purchased the house beside Mercer University law school in October 2015. White paint was chipped, peeling in strips ... “Now, the industrial authority seems to be moving ahead with stabilizing ...more »

NC attorney general tells DeVos he is investigating Charlotte School of Law
Charlotte ObserverApril 29, 2017

N.C. Attorney General Josh Stein's office has written to U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, informing her of its investigation of the troubled for-profit Charlotte School of Law. The April 12 letter, signed by Special Deputy Attorney General Harriet ...more »

'Living entity' river Ganga receives her first legal notice
Times NowApril 29, 2017

Officials made custodians of the Ganga when it was granted human status by the high court, including the chief secretary, the advocate general and the director of Namami Gange project will respond to the legal notice on behalf of the river. Uttarakhand ...more »

SENIOR SPOTLIGHT: Document your healthcare decisions
Lockport Union-Sun & JournalApril 29, 2017

Topics will include health care proxies, powers of attorney, wills, DNR, organ donation and probate. What are these documents and how can they help avoid problems regarding guardianship, Do Not Resuscitate orders and organ donation requests? Why do ...more »

Lawmakers may make changes to tough prescribing law
The San Luis Obispo TribuneApril 28, 2017

Lawmakers concerned about the plight of residents with chronic pain are considering softening a tough law that puts limits on how much opioid painkillers a doctor can prescribe. Maine has the ... By July, Maine doctors will not be allowed to prescribe ...more »

Lawmakers may make changes to tough prescribing law
McClatchy Washington BureauApril 28, 2017

Lawmakers concerned about the plight of residents with chronic pain are considering softening a tough law that puts limits on how much opioid painkillers a doctor can prescribe. Maine has the ... By July, Maine doctors will not be allowed to prescribe ...more »

Lawmakers May Make Changes to Tough Prescribing Law
U.S. News & World ReportApril 28, 2017

That change would let doctors and patients "taper," or reduce, opioid dosages over a longer period of time than allowed under the current law. Federal guidelines say chronic pain patients who agree to lower doses should be tapered down slowly ...more »

Chronic pain patients may sue over tough prescribing law
Lexington Herald LeaderApril 28, 2017

The lawyer for two chronic pain patients who've taken steps to sue the state of Maine over its opioid prescription law says he hopes a lawsuit isn't necessary. Maine has the nation's strictest limit for opioid prescriptions. By July, Maine doctors will ...more »

Moms Join Forces To Demand Better Breastfeeding Laws
Huffington PostApril 28, 2017

Though Fleishman said she is typically “not political at all,” she has been troubled to learn that nearly half of states in this country do not have workplace pumping laws to support women, and worries about what will happen to women living in states ...more »

Choosing those to execute advance directives/living wills
Carroll County TimesApril 28, 2017

The person designated to carry out your health care wishes must be able to follow your written instructions, i.e., the living will, and act to respect and honor those wishes without influence from others or their own personal judgments or emotions. The ...more »

From The Career Files: Are You Forcing Your Life? Or Living Your Life?
Above the LawApril 28, 2017

There are horror stories of law students sabotaging outlines, playing mind games with each other, cheating on exams to get ahead, etc. so that the Type A nutters can get the best grades, earn the top job out of school, and “win” at life. Believe it ...more »

Law Enforcement Officials Take On DACA Students' Roles In Colorado Play
Here And NowApril 28, 2017

"Do You Know Who I Am?" is a one-act show featuring autobiographical monologues written and performed by youth living in the U.S. under the Deferred Action for Child Arrivals program, staged at the Motus Theater in Boulder, Colorado. ... Stan Garnett ...more »

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