Have you ever wondered why legal documents are so long and why they contain so much gobbledygook? For instance why are wills called "Last Will and Testament" rather than simply "My Will"? And speaking of that, what's a "testament"?
Why do durable powers of attorney go on for five pages when they could just say:
I appoint my son, Joe, to handle my finances and legal matters in the event I become incapacitated.
And what's with this word "durable"?
And have you ever seen a legal release? They're the worst.Read More