Beth Westfall of Coughlin and Gerhart discuss the difference between health care proxy and living will.
Coughlin & Gerhart
Attorneys & Counselors at Law
Coughlin & Gerhart, LLP is organized into seven basic Practice Groups: Business and Banking Law, Labor and Employment Law, Litigation, Workers’ Compensation & Disability, Public Law, Real Estate, and Trusts and Estates. Complex matters within each practice area are supervised by lawyers experienced in the type of matter being handled.
Because of the size of the office and diversity of the attorneys in the firm, lawyers from one practice group are able to routinely assist and augment lawyers in another group. Each group meets on a periodic basis to discuss the status of assigned and new matters, as well as current developments in the law.
Coughlin & Gerhart, LLP represents public and private sector employers throughout New York State. The firm, which was founded in the 1890’s, has grown to be a multi-service law firm, consisting of more than 40 lawyers and a professional support staff.
The firm’s main office is located at 99 Corporate Drive, Binghamton. It has convenient branch offices located in Bainbridge, Hancock, Ithaca, Owego, Walton and Montrose, Pennsylvania.
Beth Westfall, Partner at Coughlin and Gerhart, talks about who should be thinking about a trust.
Kristen Luce, Partner at Coughlin and Gerhart, talks about updating your estate planning documents.
Keegan Coughlin an attorney at Coughlin and Gerhart explains the estate planning process and why it’s important for people to have it done.
Keegan Coughlin, Associate with Coughlin and Gerhart explains what people are supposed to do with their will once they sign it.
Partner at Coughlin and Gerhart, Kristen Luce talks about transferring real estate and reserving a life estate.
A lot of people may have joint bank accounts, but Beth Westfall, Partner at Coughlin and Gerhart explains why that could be problematic.
Choosing an executor is an important task. Mark Smith, Associate with Coughlin and Gerhart explains what client should be aware of when making the decision.
Kristen Luce, Partner at Coughlin and Gerhart, discusses disability concerns in planning.