Tag Archives: Children

In Guatemala, a Tireless Search for Parents Separated From Their Children

Working with the ACLU, human rights defenders look for missing parents in villages and remote regions of the country. When Lesly Tayes, a Guatemala City-based tax lawyer, first saw images of children locked in cages inside immigration detention facilities near … Continue reading

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Podcast: Litigation Issues Involving Children in Estate Planning

ACTEC Trust and Estate Talk Episode 21 entitled Litigation Issues Involving Children in Estate Planning has recently been posted. Most clients who engage in planning want to benefit future generations. Members of those future generations are frequently minors and young… … Continue reading

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Ethics, Conflict and Medical Treatment for Children – From Disagreement to Dissensus

Readers of this blog should find this book of interest and value:  Ethics, Conflict and Medical Treatment for Children – From Disagreement to Dissensus. Description What should happen when doctors and parents disagree about what would be best for a child? … Continue reading

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Children with Spastic Cerebral Palsy Might Not Actually Benefit from Botox Injections Prior to Physiotherapy

Doctors often prescribe botulinum toxin A (botox) injections to patients with cerebral palsy who are ambulatory (able to walk), in order to reduce spasticity. Generally, botox injections are given as part of a combined treatment plan also involving other interventions. … Continue reading

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A Dying Mother Wrote Her Children Letters, Leaving a Gift of Love for Years

Jacqueline Zinn passed away in 2013 from brain cancer and spent the previous 18 months fighting as hard as she could, enduring surgery, radiation and chemotherapy. When she knew that she only had precious weeks left Jacquie decided to think… … Continue reading

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