By Kimberly Jones
Intern, Press, Dozier& Hamelburg, LLC
JD Candidate May 2013
Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law
Did you know that there are roughly 7 billion people in the world, over 2.4 billion of whom use the internet? Of those 2.4 billion internet users, 1.06 billion use Facebook (44%), 1 billion use YouTube (42%), 500 million use Twitter (21%), and 425 million use Gmail (18%).
A will is an important legal document which every person needs to have. Without one, there's no guaranty that, upon your death, your money will go to the people you want, or that your children will be cared for by a guardian of your choosing.
The recent broadcast of the Westminster Dog Show calls to mind my own lovable canine companion, Lady. She is a miniature dachshund that is spoiled rotten by everyone that meets her; she just has that effect.
Articles featured on our site typically deal with items of a "business" nature. In the past, we've written about leases, foreclosures, intellectual property, alternative methods of resolving commercial disputes and the like. Today, however, we want to focus on a topic that is both "personal" and "business" in nature and can impact any one of us-the issue of elder abuse and ways to combat it.