Life Estate Can Be a Powerful Planning Tool When Done Correctly

Life Estate Can Be a Powerful Planning Tool When Done Correctly
A majority of individuals’ most important asset is their home, and protecting it is always a priority. In your retirement, though, the threat of huge, unexpected medical bills is a possibility, and expenses like long-term care –which Medicare and other regular health insurance plans...

Being an Executor Requires Preparation

Being an Executor Requires Preparation
Being named an executor of a will is a big responsibility. While an honor, most individuals selected know nothing about what they need to do in their new role, according to a US News article, 4 Tips to Be a Better Executor. An executor must deal with the estate of a deceased...

How to Protect Your Loved Ones from Elder Abuse

  • 29 September 2017
  • Author: IEP Team
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How to Protect Your Loved Ones from Elder Abuse
Though often not talked about, abuse of our elders is unfortunately all too common. In fact, according to the National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA), 1 in 10 adults over 60 have been victims of some kind of abuse. And out of those cases, roughly 60% of those are abused by a family member. How can...

How to Hire an Elder Law Attorney

  • 24 May 2017
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How to Hire an Elder Law Attorney
Once you’ve decided to hire an attorney who specializes in elder law, what then? Finding the right one can feel daunting! Where do I start? What questions should I ask? How will I know when I’ve found someone who’s a good fit for me and my situation? Unless there are special...

Everything You Need to Know about Elder Law

  • 11 May 2017
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Everything You Need to Know about Elder Law
We're often asked, “What is an elder law attorney?” or “What is elder law?” If you don’t know, don’t feel bad. If you do know, you should get points in a game of Trivial Pursuit. Elder law is not a single substantive area of the law such as contracts or...
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