Shae Irving

J.D.

Shae Irving has written and edited for Nolo since 1994, specializing in estate planning and family law issues. She has written or co-written books and software, including Prenuptial Agreements: How to Write a Fair and Lasting Contract, Living Wills and Powers of Attorney for CaliforniaGet It Together: Organize Your Records So Your Family Won't Have To, and Nolo's Quicken WillMaker software. Shae graduated from Boalt Hall School of Law at the University of California, Berkeley and briefly practiced law at a large San Francisco firm before becoming a legal author.


Articles By Shae Irving

Durable Financial Power of Attorney: How It Works
The durable financial power of attorney is a simple way to arrange for someone to handle your finances.
Oregon's Death With Dignity Law
Find out what the requirements are for obtaining a prescription for life-ending medication under Oregon’s law.
Alaska's Medicaid Estate Recovery Program
Medicaid is a joint federal and state program that helps pay medical costs for people who can’t afford them.
Types of Health Care Directives
Health care directives allow you to inform medical professionals and family members about what kind of care you want when you can't communicate those wishes yourself.
Notarizing and Witnessing Legal Documents During the Coronavirus Pandemic
Commercial restrictions and social distancing make it harder to finalize many legal and financial documents.
Starting a Home-Based Food Business in California
Before you start a home-based food business in California, you need to consider some basic legal issues. For example, you must know which foods you are allowed to prepare in your home kitchen, choose a business structure, apply for permits and licenses, learn about food safety, and obtain insurance.
Starting a Home-Based Food Business in Texas
Before you start a home-based food business in Texas, you need to consider some basic legal issues. For example, you must know which foods you are allowed to prepare in your home kitchen, choose a business structure, understand how your business is regulated, learn about food safety, and obtain insurance.
Alabama's Medicaid Estate Recovery Program
Medicaid is a joint federal and state program that helps pay medical costs for people who can’t afford them.
California’s End of Life Option Act
Find out what the requirements are for obtaining a prescription for life-ending medication under California’s law.
Coronavirus Estate Planning: Now is the Time to Make a Living Will & Medical Power of Attorney
With COVID-19 looming, make sure your loved ones understand your wishes for health care.