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...

Who Needs a Legal Life Plan?

  • 17 May 2017
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Who Needs a Legal Life Plan?
When it comes to a Legal Life PlanTM, everyone should have one (and we've covered the why pretty extensively). But there are some people whose needs are more pressing than others, and we're going to talk about those. Parents with Young Children/Children with Special Needs When it...

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...

Conservatorship & How to Avoid It

Another government default you don't want

  • 6 April 2017
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Conservatorship & How to Avoid It
A Conservator is a court-appointed individual who manages the financial affairs on behalf of a protected person. This protected person could be a minor, a developmentally delayed individual who doesn't have the capacity to manage his/her own affairs, or someone who has suffered an injury or...

Why the State's Durable Power of Attorney is Better than Nothing (But Just Barely)

  • 21 March 2017
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Why the State's Durable Power of Attorney is Better than Nothing (But Just Barely)
What is a Power of Attorney? When it comes to your affairs, you want to have someone you trust in charge in the event that you become incapacitated. Legally, to name someone as your "agent", you need to have a power of attorney. This documentation is a standard piece when it comes...
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