How to Protect Your Loved Ones from Elder Abuse

  • 29 September 2017
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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...

Navigating Difficult Family Situations When it Comes to Planning

  • 1 February 2017
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Navigating Difficult Family Situations When it Comes to Planning
Not long ago, the prevailing attitude among parents (especially the dads) was that their estate planning was "None of their dang business!" This, of course, referred to the children. This might have been generational. It might have been a response to children not listening to their...

Things to Keep an Eye Out for this Holiday Season

  • 17 November 2016
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Things to Keep an Eye Out for this Holiday Season
With the holidays approaching, this time of year gives many of us a good opportunity to check in with the seniors in our lives. This could be parents or grandparents, but also elderly aunts, uncles, other relatives, and the seniors we come in contact with through church or other civic...
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