Elder Counsel

December 8, 2022

Make Your Estate Plan Conflict-Free

While you are younger and mentally fit, proactive planning can drastically reduce family conflict and infighting among your heirs….

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December 1, 2022

Annuities for Married Couples

Many Medicaid applicants are denied coverage for long-term care because they have too much money or too many assets…

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November 24, 2022

Keeping Seniors Connected

Loneliness is feeling sad about a lack of human connections and interactions. While social isolation may make most people feel lonely, loneliness is not the same as being alone….

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November 17, 2022

Comparing Elder Law and Estate Planning

Even though these two types of law are for different stages in life, they are often handled at the same time. …

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November 10, 2022

Why is an Executor Necessary?

Even though the decedent nominated you to be their executor, you will still need to be appointed to that role by their local probate court….

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November 3, 2022

Obtaining Guardianship for an Elderly Parent

If your parent did not prepare for this eventuality of requiring legally recognized help, you would not be allowed to create these documents once they are already mentally impaired….

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October 27, 2022

Government Programs for Seniors

Every year billions of available dollars in US benefits programs are not claimed because older adults (55 or more) are unsure if they are eligible and, if so, how to apply….

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October 20, 2022

The Aspects of Life Care Planning

While some overlap exists between the two, learning and implementing strategies from both law practice types is crucial to prepare for successful aging and preserve a family legacy. …

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October 13, 2022

What is the Right Amount of Inheritance for Each Child?

Without a will, there are sure to be problems between family and loved ones. You may find it difficult to sort out, but creating a will is the responsible thing to do….

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October 6, 2022

The Probate Process

Probate proceedings seek to validate the decedent’s last will and retitle the estate’s assets into the name of heirs according to the deceased’s wishes….

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