Elder Counsel

August 4, 2022

A Guide to Guardianships for People with Special Needs – Part 1

You face a greater challenge to protect and provide for your children if they have special needs that require additional care. Structuring…

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July 28, 2022

Don’t Wait to Plan for an Emergency

Your mother might say that, wouldn’t she? When was the last time that you wished you had listened to your mother? Nobody…

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July 21, 2022

VA Disability Benefits: Why Veterans Don’t Get Them

The number of veterans’ benefits has been expanded to address the growing number of veterans — currently about 19 million— including health,…

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July 14, 2022

The Problem of Affording Long-Term Care

In a study, the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has found that almost 75% of Americans who retire will…

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July 7, 2022

An Overview of Probate

The American Bar Association (ABA) describes probate as the legal process that recognizes a will and names the personal representative (executor) to…

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June 30, 2022

Assisting Family Members With Their Care

Isn’t it more sensible for a family member to assist a senior with care at home than to pay an outside agency…

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June 23, 2022

Estate Settlement: What You Need to Know

You must consider certain criteria when you need to select an executor for your estate, or accept the responsibility yourself as a…

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June 16, 2022

Getting Your Partner to Talk About Estate Planning

Your spouse or life partner must be actively involved in your estate planning. Before meeting with an estate planning attorney, it is…

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June 9, 2022

The Medicaid Program: Looking Back Without Penalties

Planning for long-term care is important because nearly everyone will require it at some point in their lives. While we cannot predict…

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June 2, 2022

You Can Provide Income to Your Heirs From Charitable Trusts

A charitable trust is an irrevocable trust that provides income to heirs while benefiting you or a charity. If you are philanthropically…

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