It is Never too Early to Begin Elder Care Planning!

Top 5 Reasons for Elder Law Planning 1)Specified Plan of Action for the Elderly Population: An Elder Law Attorney primarily focuses on the specific needs of seniors. In prioritizing the requirements of the elderly population, an elder care attorney will assist in the legal process Read More …

Deaf, Mute and Blind- When Is A Person Considered “Incapacitated?”

Generally speaking, a person is considered incapacitated when he or she is no longer able or competent enough to manage his own personal affairs and maintain his or her own physical well-being. Though incapacitation can be the result of a number of mental illnesses, the Read More …

The Ethics of Medicaid Planning

Though it originated as a program to help America’s poor, Medicaid has since become one of the main long-term care providers for millions in the middle class. Generally, as most people reach the age of retirement, they realize one of two things: they’re in dire Read More …

4 Important Long Term Care Planning Tips for Couples

As we age, we never know what might happen. The future is unknown, and we might be gone tomorrow, or we might be here a long time. It’s good to plan for any possibility. For many of us, the best possibility is that we enjoy Read More …

Willing Doesn’t Make It So – The Limitations of a Will

A will is a legal document that one has drawn up prior to death that states how their assets will be allocated once they pass. This is an important step in one’s estate planning process because it can help ensure that their final wishes are Read More …

Elder Law – Asset Allocation for Retirement Planning

When approaching retirement, it is important to think about the future of your assets. The value of certain assets may decrease as time goes on, which means an individual should obtain an understanding of where they want their assets to go. Should certain assets be Read More …

Same Old Assets, Fresh New Trust – Decanting Trusts

Like wine decanting, where the contents of a bottle are poured from one container to another, decanting a trust means that the contents of a trust are being transferred to a new trust, likely because the second one brings more advantages. Since by definition, an Read More …

Ghosted: Probate Courts Say Missing is not as Good as Dead

Missing is not as Good as Dead According to Probate Court, when dealing with one’s inheritance, missing does not mean dead. Handling the estate of someone who is missing or who is presumed dead can be a lengthy process. What to Expect When Handling the Read More …