Category Archives: wills & estates

Estate Planning from a Client Centered Approach

It’s well established that Therapeutic Jurisprudence (TJ) attempts to ensure the law provides the best psychological outcome possible for our clients.  While theoretically this makes sense, in day-to-day practice, effecting that can become confusing.  Guest blogger Jessica Cousineau provides some … Continue reading

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Therapeutic jurisprudence and dying

In a new article Mark Glover observes how estate planning is so much more than visiting a lawyer and executing a will…  Contemporary estate planning employs various will substitutes, such as life insurance, revocable trusts, and payable-on-death contracts, to transfer the … Continue reading

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Estate Planning, Therapeutic Jurisprudence, and Ethical Wills

Guest blogger Mark Glover, Assistant Professor of Law, University of Wyoming College of Law, talks about the therapeutic potential of estate planning and ethical wills… Recognition of one’s mortality can be an unpleasant experience. For some, thinking about death can cause … Continue reading

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TJ articles – mediation & guardianship; ADR for end of life decisions; competence to have sex

From time to time we will post links t0 articles that examine a range of legal areas through the therapeutic jurisprudence (TJ) lens… Click on the title to access the full article Making Mediation Work in Guardianship Proceedings: Protecting and Enhancing … Continue reading

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