Who Decides To Withdraw End of Life Care?

Who Decides To Withdraw End of Life Care?

Who decides on whether or not to withdraw end of life care? The question arises not only when an older person or terminally ill person is reaching the end of their lives, but even for children suffering from untreatable conditions. Do the parents have the right to...
The Secrets of Harper Lee’s Will

The Secrets of Harper Lee’s Will

A will signed by Harper Lee eight days before her death has been unsealed by an Alabama court, after the New York Times filed a lawsuit arguing that the document should be a matter of public record. The will, written just before death at the age of 89 put most of her...
End of Life Care: Who Decides?

End of Life Care: Who Decides?

The case of an investment banker who suffered severe brain damage following a heart attack will be heard by the Supreme Court in the United Kingdom in a test of whether judges need to authorise the withdrawal of end of life care. The legal challenge by the official...
Your Moral Obligation When Writing A Will

Your Moral Obligation When Writing A Will

Do you have the freedom to exercise total testamentary freedom when you write your will? You do have some freedom, but you also have a moral obligation imposed on you by the law. In each of the states of Australia, the law casts a moral obligation upon a will maker to...