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Developmental Disabilities Awareness: 5 Ways to Protect Special Needs Family and Friends

Caring for a loved one with special mental, physical, or emotional needs can be scary and stressful. Special needs law is constantly improving to provide protective resources for the special Read More

The Brief History of the VA

I love history and a years ago as I was searching through the VA website, 1 I came across thefascinating history of the VA. Who knew that while our nation Read More

What Advance Medical Directives Should I Have in Place If I’m Concerned About COVID-19?

Though it’s always been true, the COVID-19 pandemic has driven home the point that a debilitating medical condition can strike without warning. Whether you’re fighting the coronavirus or are incapacitated Read More

How Can I Create Estate Planning Documents During the Pandemic?

Even in its first few weeks, the COVID-19 pandemic caused many people to examine or reassess what is most important to them. The need to prepare in case of an Read More

Understanding How COVID-19 May Have Affected the Value of Your Estate

The economic and personal upheaval triggered by the COVID-19 outbreak is likely to warrant a review of your estate plan, no matter how thorough you think it is. As Americans Read More

Dear Estate Planning Clients:

We are aware of the current fear and uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19) especially for our older clientele, and our younger clients who fear passing the virus to older or Read More

What is in a letter of intent and Why is it Important?

If you are a parent of a special needs child, minor or adult, and you want to make sure your child’s care, and day to day life continues with as Read More

Is it Time for Gift Giving?

As we enter December, most of us begin thinking about giving gifts to those we love. Although retail stores have bombarded us with holiday decorations since October, once December rolls Read More

Is it Time for an Estate Planning Checkup?

As the year moves into fall and 2020 looms closer, it may be a good time to consider an estate planning checkup before the year ends.  A thorough review of Read More

What Does It Mean to Be an Elder Law Attorney?

As we age, changes to our body, our health, our financial picture, and our family is ever-evolving. When we were young, we didn’t worry about infirmity, incapacity, or how we Read More

Dementia, Alzheimer’s, and Incapacity- What’s the Difference?

Getting a diagnosis of dementia or Alzheimer’s can be devastating for a family.  In the past people were just labeled “old” or “forgetful”. It wasn’t discussed much as I remember Read More

Conversations You Should Consider Having with Your Adult Children

As we age it’s a good idea of start thinking about tidy’s up our lives.  I’m not taking about “Marie Kondoing” your home. (If you don’t know who she is, Read More

Caregiver Stress- A Caregiver Story

About a year ago a very nice couple came to see me to discuss long term care planning. Both were dressed nicely and as I introduced myself, the husband told Read More

2019 Medicaid Numbers

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released the 2019 federal guidelines for how much money the spouses of institutionalized Medicaid recipients may keep, as well as related Read More

Understanding Medicare’s Hospice Benefit

Medicare's hospice benefit covers any care that is reasonable and necessary for easing the course of a terminal illness. It is one of Medicare's most comprehensive benefits and can be Read More

Summary of Changes to the VA Pension Eligibility Rules

On October 18, 2018, new rules regarding eligibility for VA pension were implemented by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The new rules are quite comprehensive, however, they also provide Read More

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