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New Federal Law Helps To Prevent Elder Abuse

A new federal law is designed to address the growing problem of elder abuse. The law supports efforts to better understand, prevent, and combat both financial and physical elder abuse. 288 more words

Selling the Home Through Guardianship

What happens when residential real property must be sold, but the owner of the property can no longer make their own decisions? If there is no one authorized to sell the property under an existing power of attorney, the real property can be sold by a guardian. 189 more words

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Blended Family Estate Planning

We have all seen blended families portrayed on TV.  They are always depicted by happy, wholesome family members that love each other to the depths of their hearts.  556 more words

Don't Forget To Update Your Estate Plan in the New Year

Estate plans like everything else in life needs to be renewed on a yearly basis. The fact that you had it done at all does not mean you should lock it up in the safe to gather dust. 526 more words

Functions and Duties of an Elder Law Attorney

Elder law attorneys and elder care attorneys deal with legal needs of the elderly – those typically above 65 years of age. Elder care attorneys… 518 more words

Elder Law: Helping Seniors Plan For Their Future

One of the best things about U.S. law is that there are so many different areas of it that cover all aspects of life. Among the many different areas of law that attorneys can specialize in, … 525 more words

The Importance of Estate Planning

The purpose of estate planning is to help you achieve your personal and family goals after you pass away. It ensures that your assets will end up in the hands of those people whom you wish them to go to so that you can reach your personal and financial goals even after you die. 582 more words