Some people resist the idea of legal counsel as it applies estate planning. Why would you need someone to help you draw up a simple will? You just fill in the blanks on a template, get witnesses, and … [Read more...] about Inheritance Planning: Use the Right Tool for the Job
You may hear the term “elder law attorney” and scratch your head a bit. Why would senior citizens need a special type of lawyer? This is a good question, and we will provide some insight here. Elder … [Read more...] about What Is Elder Law?
There is a Veterans Administration benefit that many people have not heard about, and it is relevant to us as elder law attorneys. In addition to the retirement pension that veterans are entitled to … [Read more...] about Updated 2022 Veterans Pension Facts and Figures
Some people that have not looked into the subject very deeply assume that the process of estate planning equates to nothing more or less than the creation of a simple will. This is the most commonly … [Read more...] about You May Need More Than One Will
Planning is important for your income taxation during life as well as for any estate tax at death. Even though 2022 is just starting, it’s not too early to think about planning for whatever it may … [Read more...] about Tax Planning for 2022
Is your parent or another loved one residing in a nursing home or an assisted living facility? If this is the case, you should always be alert for signs of physical elder abuse or nursing facility … [Read more...] about Beware of Elder Financial Abuse
People tend to make New Year’s resolutions when the end of the year arrives. In some cases, they will resolve to lose weight, begin an exercise program, or quit smoking. Self-improvement commitments … [Read more...] about Take Estate Planning Action in 2022
Many people have some misconceptions about trusts. One of them is the idea that a trust is a singular option, and you transfer assets out of your name when you establish a trust. The first thing to … [Read more...] about Are Assets in a Living Trust Protected?
We are going to look at some important updated figures that apply to Medicaid for married couples. But before we hone in on these new numbers for 2022, we will explain why Medicaid should be on your … [Read more...] about Updated 2022 Medicaid Spousal Impoverishment Allowances