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Elder Law is a legal practice area that focuses on the unique legal issues affecting senior citizens, including estate planning, healthcare, long-term care planning, guardianship, and protection from elder abuse. Elder Law attorneys are equipped to provide legal assistance to seniors and their families, and they understand the complexities and nuances of laws and regulations that affect the aging population.

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Why Estate Planning Matters for Baby Boomers’ Senior Living Accommodations

Strategies like living trusts and irrevocable trusts help baby boomers protect wealth, support independence and senior residence preferences, and plan for Medicaid approval requirements.
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Posted on: April 12, 2024
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How Does a Revocable Trust Work?

The terms ‘revocable trust’ and ‘living trust’ are commonly heard in an estate-planning context. You may hear people say, ‘My house is in trust for my children,’ or something along those lines.
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Posted on: March 29, 2024
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What Does Your Estate Plan Include Besides a Will?

When you chose to write a will, you have taken an important step in the direction of planning for your family and beneficiaries.
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Posted on: February 9, 2024
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Estate Planning for High Net-Worth Individuals with Residual Income

Residual income, especially prevalent in the entertainment industry, refers to ongoing payments received for work done in the past. This income can stem from royalties in TV shows, movies, music, or books. A notable example is the late Matthew Perry, whose role in Friends brought him substantial residuals, as highlighted in a CNBC article. The Importance of Estate Planning for Residual Income For individuals with significant residual income, estate planning is crucial. It ensures that their assets are distributed according to their wishes and can help mitigate complex legal and financial issues after their passing. Case Study:…
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Posted on: January 5, 2024
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The Difference Between Power of Attorney and Guardianship

Navigating the intricate landscape of elder law can be daunting, especially when faced with the decision between guardianship and power of attorney for elderly parents. This article sheds light on the difference between guardianship and power of attorney, providing clarity on which approach might be the best fit for your family's unique situation. What Exactly Is a Power of Attorney? A power of attorney is a legal document that empowers an individual, often referred to as the agent; or attorney-in-fact; to act on behalf of another, known as the principal.
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Posted on: December 1, 2023
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Revocable Living Trust can Help with Planning for Incapacity

While physical disabilities may not impact a client’s ability to manage their own assets, mental illnesses and age-related cognitive impairment can eventually lead to incapacitation and the inability to manage their own assets.
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Posted on: November 17, 2023
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How Do Special Needs Trusts Work?

One of the most commonly recognized instruments for protecting assets for a disabled beneficiary is through the use of a Special Needs Trust, also known as a Supplemental Needs Trust.
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Posted on: November 10, 2023
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What You Should Know about Inherited IRA

Navigating the often complex world of inherited individual retirement accounts (IRAs) can be daunting, especially in the wake of losing a loved one.
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Posted on: October 20, 2023
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Trusts Make Sense for All Tax Brackets

There are many reasons, however, to incorporate asset protection trusts into even the simplest estate plan–especially in the context of passing assets to children and grandchildren.
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Posted on: October 13, 2023
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Which Trust, Revocable or Irrevocable?

There are important differences between the two types of trusts, including the amount of control you'll have over your assets.
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Posted on: September 30, 2023
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