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Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Covers Illinois nursing homes and information for nursing home residents, family members, ombudsmen, resident advocates, elder law attorneys and nursing home staff. By Levin & Perconti.

http://blog.levinperconti.com/
  • Oct 19

    ManorCare Resident Evictions a Real Possibility

    ManorCare Resident Evictions a Real Possibility
    A decision was just announced about the outcome of a lawsuit between Quality Care Properties (QCP) and HCR ManorCare over $300 million in unpaid rent. QCP gave the nursing home chain until yesterday, October 18, to respond to the lawsuit.…
  • Oct 19

    911 Calls from Florida Nursing Home Released After 14 Residents Die

    911 Calls from Florida Nursing Home Released After 14 Residents Die
    Hollywood, Florida police have released tapes from six 911 calls made by the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills on September 13th, the nursing home in Florida that allowed 14 residents to die after being left to suffer for several days…
  • Oct 13

    Pressure Ulcer Alert: What You Should Know

    Pressure Ulcer Alert: What You Should Know
    The Long Term Care Community Coalition (LTCCC), an organization dedicated to the protection and well being of the elderly, has released its first monthly issue alert. The first issue is dedicated to understanding, preventing, recognizing, and…
Rank this Week: 105

Kraft Elder Law Blog

Kraft Elder Law Blog

Covers elder law issues.

http://www.kraftelderlaw.com/blog/
  • Oct 20

    Increasing Competition, Weakening FDA Oversight Could Reduce Drug Price

    Increasing Competition, Weakening FDA Oversight Could Reduce Drug Price
    David R. Henderson, a research fellow with the Hoover Foundation, and Charles L. Hooper, president of Objective Insights, wrote in the Washington Post “In Theory” section that more competition could reduce drug prices.…
  • Oct 19

    Generic Drugs Sometimes Differ Dangerously from Branded Counterpart

    Generic Drugs Sometimes Differ Dangerously from Branded Counterpart
    Bloomberg News reports generic drugs are not necessarily comparable with their name-brand counterparts for two possible reasons. The first is that medicines are becoming increasingly complex, featuring specific release mechanisms that…
  • Oct 18

    Lawsuit Alleges Nursing Home Group Kept Nurses in “Indentured Servitude”

    Lawsuit Alleges Nursing Home Group Kept Nurses in “Indentured Servitude”
    McKnight’s Long Term Care News reports a class action lawsuit filed against SentosaCare, “New York’s largest for-profit nursing home group,” claims the company “kept more than 350 Filipino nurses in…
Rank this Week: 152

Rule of Law

Rule of Law

Covers British Columbia wills, trusts and estates law, elder law and estate litigation. By Stan Rule.

http://rulelaw.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 15

    2017 Canadian Elder Law Conference

    2017 Canadian Elder Law Conference
    I have the privilege of speaking at this year's Canadian Elder Law Conference at the Pan Pacific Hotel, in Vancouver, B.C. The 2017 Conference will be held on Thursday, November 2, and Friday, November 3.I will be on a panel with Sara…
  • Oct 7

    B.C. Supreme Court Rules Committee Inviting Comments on Proposed Changes to Probate Rule

    B.C. Supreme Court Rules Committee Inviting Comments on Proposed Changes to Probate Rule
    The Attorney General’s B.C. Supreme Court Rules Committee is requesting comments on proposed changes to the probate rules. You can read the proposed changes here.A couple of the proposed changes caught my eye. One proposed changes to…
  • Sep 10

    Undue Influence by Inducing False Beliefs: Re: Patterson Estate

    Undue Influence by Inducing False Beliefs: Re: Patterson Estate
    Undue influence usually implies coercion. Someone may challenge a will or a benefit in a will on the basis that another procured the will or benefit by applying pressure to the will maker. The pressure may be overt threats of violence, or…
Rank this Week: 166

Nursing Home Law Center

Nursing Home Law Center

Covers common problems encountered by residents and their families at nursing homes and assisted living facilities. By Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers.

https://www.nursinghomelawcenter.org/
  • Apr 7

    South Carolina Nursing Home Abuse Settlement

    South Carolina Nursing Home Abuse Settlement
    SOUTH CAROLINA NURSING HOME SETTLEMENTS One of the main focuses of the Nursing Home Law Center is the protection of nursing home residents and getting them the highest nursing home verdict that we can. We exert considerable time and energy on…
  • Apr 7

    South Carolina Nursing Home Abuse Settlement

    South Carolina Nursing Home Abuse Settlement
    SOUTH CAROLINA NURSING HOME SETTLEMENTS One of the main focuses of the Nursing Home Law Center is the protection of nursing home residents and getting them the highest nursing home verdict that we can. We exert considerable time and energy on…
  • Feb 13

    Minimal Fines Little Incentive for Facilities to Improve Patient Care

    Minimal Fines Little Incentive for Facilities to Improve Patient Care
    It is a reasonable assumption for many people that nursing homes caught in the act of neglecting patient needs, disregarding safety standards and limiting their staff to levels deemed inadequate that fines and sanctions would be a deterrent…
Rank this Week: 211

CEB blog

CEB blog

Covers practice tips and new legal developments of particular interest to California legal professionals. The CEB blog covers a wide range of practice areas from estate planning to civil litigation, along with posts relating to the practice of law generally.

http://blog.ceb.com
  • Oct 20

    Settlors and Shareholders: Who Has Standing to Sue for Elder Abuse?

    Settlors and Shareholders: Who Has Standing to Sue for Elder Abuse?
    The Elder Abuse and Dependent Adult Civil Protection Act (EADACPA) (Welf & I C §§15600–15675) provides enhanced remedies for “financial abuse” that results in a loss of property of someone over age 65. This can…
  • Oct 18

    How to Get Your Client Paid for Work on Construction Project

    How to Get Your Client Paid for Work on Construction Project
    You’ve got a client who didn’t get paid for work done on a construction project. You could file a breach of contract action, but there may be other ways to get your client paid, especially if the contracting party who didn’t…
  • Oct 16

    4 Reasons to Get Help on a Fee Motion

    4 Reasons to Get Help on a Fee Motion
    Just because you successfully handled the merits of a case doesn’t mean that you should take on a large or complex fee motion that arises from it. It may be time to bring in someone with fee motion expertise. Here are four reasons to…
Rank this Week: 241

Florida Estate Planning Lawyer…

Florida Estate Planning Lawyer Blog

Covers estate planning, probate, taxes, elder law, business law and employment law issues. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

http://www.floridaestateplanninglawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 29

    5 Estate Planning Tips for Your Retirement

    5 Estate Planning Tips for Your Retirement
    Are you getting close to retirement? Do you want to develop an effective estate plan but you are not sure how to start? If your answer to one of these two questions is affirmative, you have come to the right resource. We are all aware how…
  • Jul 10

    Probate and Long Term Health Care

    Probate and Long Term Health Care
    Most seniors do their best to prepare for the unfortunate, inevitable, outcome that one day they will pass away.  They create their will, and with painstaking detail allocate their hard-earned money and assets to spouses, children,…
  • May 25

    Alzheimer’s disease: Facts versus fiction

    Alzheimer’s disease: Facts versus fiction
    The number of people living with Alzheimer’s disease in the United States is growing rapidly. So, too, are the number of myths surrounding the disease and other forms of dementia. Let’s begin by looking at what we do know about…
Rank this Week: 364

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

Covers nursing home abuse and litigation. By Poliakoff & Associates.

http://www.scnursinghomelaw.com/
  • Oct 22

    “Gross Incompetence”

    “Gross Incompetence”
    York Daily Record reported that Woodland Terrace lost its license to operate a nursing home after finding “gross incompetence” following the death of a patient who wandered away from the home.  Audrey…
  • Oct 21

    Financial Exploitation

    Financial Exploitation
    The Charleston Gazette-Mail reported that Veneford Blankenship who oversaw financial operations at a nursing home pleaded guilty to federal mail fraud, according to a news release from U.S. Attorney Carol…
  • Oct 20

    Trump’s Violation of Article II

    Trump’s Violation of Article II
    Vox had an interesting article explaining how Trump’s admission and attempts to destroy the Affordable Care Act violates his sworn oath to the Constitution.  “The president has a legal obligation, under Article II of the US…
Rank this Week: 466

Utah Estate Planning

Utah Estate Planning

Covers estate planning, probate, trusts and wills in Utah. By Jason C. Hunter.

http://www.utahestateplanning.typepad.com/
  • Oct 20

    Common Estate Planning Mistakes You Can Avoid

    Common Estate Planning Mistakes You Can Avoid
    “When someone dies, not only must friends and family deal with their grief, but often, they must also start untangling the estate planning laws and regulations that suddenly come into play.”
  • Oct 19

    Discussing Your Estate Plan with Your Family

    Discussing Your Estate Plan with Your Family
    “Relationships matter more than anything else”
  • Oct 18

    Advice for Unpaid Family Caregiver

    Advice for Unpaid Family Caregiver
    “Among the many words used to describe family caregivers—invisible, overwhelmed, heroic, to name just a few—one is often just assumed. That word is “unpaid.” Although family caregivers are often praised as a critical part of the…
Rank this Week: 533

Estate Planning Blog

Estate Planning Blog

Covering estate planning, elder law, special needs planning, and veteran's benefits in Virginia. By Hook Law Center.

http://www.hooklawcenter.com/blog/
  • Oct 20

    Planning for Death the Swedish Way

    Planning for Death the Swedish Way
    A large part of elder law is helping clients plan for what happens after their death. To that end we, help clients execute wills, revocable trusts, irrevocable trusts, change beneficiary designations, review joint account titling, etc. all…
  • Oct 13

    New Medicare Cards Coming Soon

    New Medicare Cards Coming Soon
    Between April 2018 and April 2019, Medicare will be issuing new Medicare cards to all of its beneficiaries, approximately 60 million Americans, in an effort to cut down on identity theft and fraud. Instead of using Social Security Numbers to…
  • Oct 9

    Protecting Public Benefits from Child Support Payment

    Protecting Public Benefits from Child Support Payment
    The majority of us know that a parent has a duty to support his or her minor children, and that the law presumes that upon reaching majority, a child is capable of self-support. Very few people understand that the responsibilities of a parent…
Rank this Week: 488

American Academy of Estate…

American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys Blog

Provides legal marketing and estate planning legal updates.

http://www.aaepa.com/articles/
  • Oct 20

    Staying Calm in the Midst of Fire

    Staying Calm in the Midst of Fire
    California is no stranger to wildfires. In fact, this past week Northern California has had to battle some pretty dangerous wildfires. The scariest thing about wildfires is they can occur with no warning at all! However, these blazes are a…
  • Oct 18

    Basics of Estate Planning: Portability

    Basics of Estate Planning: Portability
    This is another in a series of blogs on the basics of estate planning. When a decedent dies, a federal estate tax return (IRS Form 706) is not required to be filed unless the decedent’s gross estate exceeds their remaining federal…
  • Oct 16

    Gift Giving A Little Early This Year

    Gift Giving A Little Early This Year
    To say “thank you” to our blog community for being such valuable members of the American Academy community, we’ve decided to release THREE of our most popular training resources as a FREE year-end gift! Don’t miss the…
Rank this Week: 495

Sykes Elder Blawg

Sykes Elder Blawg

Covers medicaid planning, special needs trusts and estate planning topics for Pennsylvania seniors and their families. By Andrew G. Sykes.

http://www.elderlawofpgh.com/blog/
  • May 11

    Will the bank honor your power of attorney?

    Will the bank honor your power of attorney?
    A recent article in the New York Times reported on the resistance of banks (and other financial institutions) to honor requests by someone holding power of attorney for an incapacitated person. In one case, the son of a woman with…
  • May 6

    Who can contest a will?

    Who can contest a will?
    Who can file a will contest under Pennsylvania law? Quick answer: only someone who would benefit financially from having the will declared invalid. Suppose John Doe signs his first and only Last Will and Testament on his death bed. It was…
  • Apr 26

    Pennsylvania authorizes ABLE Act accounts for the disabled

    Pennsylvania authorizes ABLE Act accounts for the disabled
    Many disabled individuals in the U.S. receive public benefits from programs that place restrictions on the dollar amount (typically $2,000) of assets a recipient can own. Medicaid and SSI are two examples. Federal and state law allow the…
Rank this Week: 485

Cooper Elder Law

Cooper Elder Law

Covers Ohio estate planning, nursing home protection and qualifying for veterans benefits. By Thom L. Cooper Company, LPA.

http://cooperelderlaw.com/our-blog/
  • Jun 8

    Cooper, Adel & Associates Names Daniel H. Vu Partner

    Cooper, Adel & Associates Names Daniel H. Vu Partner
    Founder Thom L. Cooper and Managing Partner Mitchell J. Adel are pleased to announce the appointment of Daniel Vu as partner in the law firm of Cooper, Adel and Associates. Vu will lead the development of the firm’s advance estate…
  • Apr 22

    Earth Day is a good opportunity to fertilize your estate plan.

    Earth Day is a good opportunity to fertilize your estate plan.
    By Attorney Ted Brown Earth Day is one of my favorite times of the year as it marks the dawn of spring and reminds us of the natural wonder of seasonal renewal. It gives us the opportunity to pause and reflect on not only the pristine beauty…
  • Apr 7

    Ohio Under Fire Over Medicaid Regulation

    Ohio Under Fire Over Medicaid Regulation
    By Attorney Nathan Simpson In a recent opinion in the case Wagner v. McCarthy, a judge from the Federal District Court for Southern Ohio issued a preliminary injunction against the Ohio Department of Medicaid for its interpretation of federal…
Rank this Week: 464

Estate Planning Blog

Estate Planning Blog

Provides estate planning thoughts, news and planning ideas. By Gilfix & La Poll Associates LLP.

http://www.gilfix.com/blog/
  • Oct 20

    Betsy DeVos sparks concern among special education advocate

    Betsy DeVos sparks concern among special education advocate
    The appointment of Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education has caused concern among parents and advocates of children with special needs. They are worried about whether she will work in the best interests of the over 6.5 million students who…
  • Oct 13

    Four practical tips for avoiding family inheritance dispute

    Four practical tips for avoiding family inheritance dispute
    Disputes involving inheritance have the potential to tear families apart. Fortunately, proper planning can help reduce the risk of disagreements among loved ones and ensure they will be provided for when you are no longer around. Set up an…
  • Oct 5

    Clean Hands, Save Lives, and Avoid Misery

    Clean Hands, Save Lives, and Avoid Misery
    New article by Myra R. Gerson Gilfix It's flu season again. All of our staff members want to do what's best for our clients. That includes, we decided, making sure that we, as an office community, make good hand hygiene a habit. At our last…
Rank this Week: 585

Elder Law Prof Blog

Elder Law Prof Blog

Edited by Kim Dayton, Rebecca C. Morgan and Katherine C. Pearson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/elder_law/
  • Oct 20

    Medicare Advantage 5-Star Ratings Report

    Medicare Advantage 5-Star Ratings Report
    CMS recently released a report of the ratings of Medicare Advantage plans, according to an article in Modern Healthcare. Medicare Advantage star ratings show insurers' performance hasn't improved explains that according to the data recently…
  • Oct 20

    Health Affairs Blog: Hospice Doc Leads Us on a Journey through the Valley of the Shadow of Death

    Health Affairs Blog: Hospice Doc Leads Us on a Journey through the Valley of the Shadow of Death
    I recommend a fascinating piece on the Health Affairs Blog by Joanne Lynn, who among her many callings is a "hospice and long-term care physician. " You don't see that as a specialization very often! The title is Traveling The...
  • Oct 19

    Fountains of Youth (Or Just Spending?): A Positive Take on "Anti-Aging" Industrie

    Fountains of Youth (Or Just Spending?): A Positive Take on "Anti-Aging" Industrie
    Every day I fight with my email in-box, trying to delete the stuff that just isn't necessary to open, much less read. For example, I know more or less which emails -- no matter how tempting the regarding line --...
Rank this Week: 694

The Official Medicare Blog and…

The Official Medicare Blog and Information Resource

Follows the issues related to Medicare Set Asides and MMSEA compliance. By MEDVAL, LLC.

http://www.medval.com/blog/
  • Oct 16

    Another Michigan Spine Case

    Another Michigan Spine Case
    Opinion out of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan reported on October 13, 2017 shows that the Michigan Spine and Brain Institute is at it again. You may recall that in 2013, there were a series of opinions stemming…
  • Oct 13

    Class Action MAO Recoveries Are Continuing

    Class Action MAO Recoveries Are Continuing
    On August 10, 2017, MSP Recovery Claims, LLC filed a class action complaint against Safeco Insurance Company of America in a Florida Circuit Court.  Yesterday, the Defendants filed a request for removal of the matter to Federal…
  • Oct 9

    New Medicare Secondary Payer Recovery Contract Awarded

    New Medicare Secondary Payer Recovery Contract Awarded
    On October 5, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) awarded Performant Financial Corporation the Commercial Recovery Center (CRC) contract.  The contract was previously awarded to CGI Federal two years ago, when the CRC…
Rank this Week: 700

Estate Law Canada

Estate Law Canada

Covers estate planning topics, trusts, probate, Enduring Powers of Attorney, health care directives, incapacity issues and elder law. By Lynne Butler.

http://estatelawcanada.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 21

    All about taxes in your estate - our latest episode of The Law Show is now online

    All about taxes in your estate - our latest episode of The Law Show is now online
    Is talking about tax scary or boring? To me it's neither, but I know it isn't everyone's fondest topic. Like it or not, there may well be tax issues arising when you pass away. If you don't think about it while you're alive, your executor…
  • Oct 18

    Swedish death cleaning is the new trend

    Swedish death cleaning is the new trend
    It's well known among estate planners and estate administrators that most of the household stuff accumulated over a lifetime is simply not wanted by the next generation. The days of passing down the good chinaware and silver are gone. So…
  • Oct 16

    The Law Show: An approach that includes financial, estate, business succession, and insurance planning

    The Law Show: An approach that includes financial, estate, business succession, and insurance planning
    In this week episode of The Law Show, we chatted with Carson Thistle. He has spent the last 30+ years advising individuals and families about finances, estate planning, retirement planning, business succession planning, and insurance planning…
Rank this Week: 734

All About Estates

All About Estates

Covers estates, trusts, tax, litigation, guardianship and elder care.

http://www.allaboutestates.ca/
  • Oct 20

    Latin Terms, “Per Stirpes” and “Per Capita”, Still Present in Will

    Latin Terms, “Per Stirpes” and “Per Capita”, Still Present in Will
    Estate planners commonly use the Latin term, “per stirpes”, when drafting wills, but most lay people have no idea what the term even means. This arcane term differs from the less commonly used, but still present, Latin term,…
  • Oct 17

    The Living Hands that Control the Grave

    The Living Hands that Control the Grave
    As a law student, my trust law professor brought in a “dead hand” to help us remember the rule against perpetuities. The prop was effective: I have not forgotten that the rule stops trust property from being governed indefinitely…
  • Oct 17

    55(2) and Pipeline Planning

    55(2) and Pipeline Planning
    The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) was asked to comment on the application of subsection 55(2) of the Income Tax Act to a hypothetical pipeline plan implemented on or after the date of death.  Their answer was both comforting and not…
Rank this Week: 726

Virginia Disability Law Blog

Virginia Disability Law Blog

Covers Social Security disability law and special needs trusts. By Sheri R. Abrams.

http://sheriabrams.com/blog
  • Oct 18

    Conditions Added to Compassionate Allowance List

    Conditions Added to Compassionate Allowance List
    SSA announced the addition of three conditions to its Compassionate Allowance (CAL) list on September 5. There are now 228 conditions that qualify for expedited processing through the CAL program. The three new Compassionate Allowance…
  • Oct 16

    Safeguard Your Child’s Financial Future Without Jeopardizing Benefits Using a Special Needs Trust

    Safeguard Your Child’s Financial Future Without Jeopardizing Benefits Using a Special Needs Trust
    For many families that have a loved one with disabilities, access to federal and/or state benefits is critical and essential.  Even if the family has the financial means to pay for care, access to Medicaid may still be necessary.…
  • Oct 13

    Social Security Recipients to Get the Biggest Raise in Years!

    Social Security Recipients to Get the Biggest Raise in Years!
    The Social Security Administration has just announced that people receiving Social Security Retirement, Social Security Disability and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) will be getting a raise in 2018, the largest increase since 2012. It…
Rank this Week: 873

Abuser Goes to Work

Abuser Goes to Work

Employment law blog about workplace abuse, bullying and discrimination. By Patricia Barnes.

http://abusergoestowork.com
  • Oct 17

    Is “Poise” a Qualification or a Subjective Assessment Prone to Bias?

    Is “Poise” a Qualification or a Subjective Assessment Prone to Bias?
    Qualifications normally are an  important consideration in discrimination cases. In recent weeks, however, the EEOC has ruled in two age discrimination cases that subjective assessments  outweigh objective qualifications. In both…
  • Oct 9

    Behavioral Design Algorithms Show Promise and Peril in Hiring

    Behavioral Design Algorithms Show Promise and Peril in Hiring
    A new technology has the potential to both reduce and exacerbate illegal bias in hiring. The New York Times has reported that two start-up hiring platforms, Applied and Pymetrics, have created algorithms using  artificial…
  • Sep 24

    EEOC Secrecy Rule Hides Procedural Irregularities and Gross Unfairne

    EEOC Secrecy Rule Hides Procedural Irregularities and Gross Unfairne
    A recent decision by the EEOC raises questions about whether the secrecy surrounding the EEOC’s handling of discrimination complaints hides serious procedural irregularities and basic unfairness. EEOC spokeswoman Kimberly Smith-Brown…
Rank this Week: 824

Unique Estate Law Blog

Unique Estate Law Blog

Covers elder law and estate planning.

http://uniqueestatelaw.com/lawyer/blog/Unique_Estate_Law_Blog.htm
  • Oct 1

    What Happens If You Die Without a Will?

    What Happens If You Die Without a Will?
    A will sets out whom you would like to get your property when you pass away. It also appoints someone who will settle your estate on your behalf. While you can certainly plan your estate without a will, a will is often considered one of the…
  • Sep 26

    The Will Names You As A Minnesota Personal Representative (Executor), Now What?

    The Will Names You As A Minnesota Personal Representative (Executor), Now What?
    A Minneapolis Probate Lawyer Helps You Understand the Responsibilities of Being a Personal Representative (Executor) for an EstateYou remember so clearly how proud you were when you received the telephone call from your Aunt Emma! She…
  • Sep 26

    The Will Names You As A Minnesota Personal Representative (Executor), Now What?

    The Will Names You As A Minnesota Personal Representative (Executor), Now What?
    A Minneapolis Probate Lawyer Helps You Understand the Responsibilities of Being a Personal Representative (Executor) for an EstateYou remember so clearly how proud you were when you received the telephone call from your Aunt Emma! She…
Rank this Week: 923

Ohio Estate Planning & Asset…

Ohio Estate Planning & Asset Protection

By AlerStallings, LLC.

http://www.alerstallings.com/blog/
  • Oct 22

    Fracking and Asset Protection

    Fracking and Asset Protection
    As our practice has grown and we are covering most of Ohio, we have come across a unique issue in the eastern part of Ohio, Hydraulic Fracturing Drilling or simply “fracking” for shale gas deposits.  This phenomena has…
  • Oct 22

    What to Consider with the Family Farm

    What to Consider with the Family Farm
    The family farm is a business that goes beyond providing income and support.  It transcends generations. It’s a way of life. When it comes to keeping it that way, family dynamics matter. Do any of the children help with the farm?…
  • Oct 11

    Gave It Away and Can’t Get It Back = Medicaid Trouble

    Gave It Away and Can’t Get It Back = Medicaid Trouble
    Most Medicaid applicants quickly realize that giving away assets can get them in trouble. To receive help paying for the nursing home through Medicaid, you must disclose your financial transactions during the last five years, referred to as…
Rank this Week: 1344

Southern California Nursing Home…

Southern California Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer Blog

Covers various nursing home abuse and elder neglect issues such as signs and symptoms of neglect, and California Elder Abuse and Neglect Law. By Walton Law Firm LLP.

http://www.nursinghomeabuselawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 20

    Consent and Capacity in Nursing Home Abuse Case

    Consent and Capacity in Nursing Home Abuse Case
    If you have an older parent or other family member who resides in a nursing home in Poway or elsewhere in Southern California, it is important to understand the risks of nursing home abuse and neglect. In recent years, numerous studies have…
  • Oct 6

    Serious Nursing Home Abuse Cases May Go Unreported

    Serious Nursing Home Abuse Cases May Go Unreported
    If you have an elderly loved one who currently resides in an Escondido nursing home or assisted living facility, it is important to properly assess the risks of elder abuse and neglect. According to a recent report from NPR, particularly…
  • Sep 22

    Restraining Orders in San Marcos Nursing Home Abuse Case

    Restraining Orders in San Marcos Nursing Home Abuse Case
    When a senior in San Marcos suffers injuries as a result of nursing home neglect or elder abuse, family members should know that this might not be a one-time occurrence. A fact sheet from the World Health Organization (WHO) emphasizes that…
Rank this Week: 1262

Sabin & Associates, PLLC Blog

Sabin & Associates, PLLC Blog

Covers elder law and estate planning in Tennessee.

http://blog.epctn.com/
  • Oct 20

    The Widow of Alan Thicke Wins First Round

    The Widow of Alan Thicke Wins First Round
    Disagreement between stepparents and stepchildren isn’t unusual. However, the fight over Thicke’s estate is taking interesting turns. Alan Thicke and his widow had a prenuptial agreement that gave her certain assets upon his death. She…
  • Oct 19

    Life Insurance Is Beneficial but Must Be Handled Correctly

    Life Insurance Is Beneficial but Must Be Handled Correctly
    The primary benefits can’t be paid out, if there is confusion on the beneficiary. The idea of life insurance in estate planning is to give the heirs some ready cash while the estate is being settled. However, it doesn’t always work out…
  • Oct 18

    Americans Are Not Saving Enough

    Americans Are Not Saving Enough
    It seems to be difficult to save for elder years and there are fewer and fewer pensions offered. It is thought that people can save more through their 401(k) during their working years than with traditional pension plans. However, the truth…
Rank this Week: 1159

Western New York Elder Law Blog

Western New York Elder Law Blog

Covers New York estate planning, probate, elder law and health care issues. By Dutcher & Zatkowsky.

http://www.dutcher-zatkowsky.com
  • Oct 17

    Celebrating National Healthcare Quality Week

    Celebrating National Healthcare Quality Week
    It’s estimated that one in 25 hospitalized patients will acquire an infection. This is a frightening statistic, especially when coupled with the fact that many of these could be antibiotic-resistant “superbugs.” This…
  • Oct 12

    Take The Stress Out Of Estate Planning

    Take The Stress Out Of Estate Planning
    When people think of estate planning, they tend to want to run the other way and shut down the conversation. Miles Zatkowsky, a Rochester Elder Law Attorney, understands this and he and his legal team work with individuals to take the fear…
  • Oct 9

    National Caregiver’s Month: How To Navigate Long-Distance Caregiving

    National Caregiver’s Month: How To Navigate Long-Distance Caregiving
    Whether families move away for work, school or other opportunities, it’s estimated that more than ten percent of family caregivers live at least an hour away from their aging loved ones. These long-distance caregivers face many of the…
Rank this Week: 1033

J.M. Reinan, P.C. Blog

J.M. Reinan, P.C. Blog

Discusses nursing home neglect & abuse, medical malpractice, consumer protection and civil rights.

http://reinanlaw.com/category/blog/
  • Oct 17

    J Reinan Named to Colorado Super Lawyers List for 2018

    J Reinan Named to Colorado Super Lawyers List for 2018
    Congratulations to J Reinan for being named, again, to the Colorado Super Lawyers List for 2018! Super Lawyers is “a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a...
  • Aug 14

    Belmont Lodge of Pueblo Remains on Federal “Special Focus Facility” List

    Belmont Lodge of Pueblo Remains on Federal “Special Focus Facility” List
    The United States Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, “CMS,” has announced that Belmont Lodge of Pueblo, managed by SavaSeniorCare, has remained on its Special Focus Facility list as of July 20, 2017. According to...
  • Feb 2

    Jerome Reinan and Jordana Griff Gingrass Honored as Lawyers of Distinction

    Jerome Reinan and Jordana Griff Gingrass Honored as Lawyers of Distinction
    Law Offices of J.M. Reinan, P.C.’s attorneys Jerome Reinan and Jordana Griff Gingrass are honored to have been named Lawyers of Distinction. The Honors of Distinction award recognizes attorneys who have demonstrated a high degree...
Rank this Week: 981

Cramer Law Center

Cramer Law Center

Covers estate planning, probate, guardianship and elder law issues.

http://cramerlawcenter.com/blog/
  • Oct 10

    Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST)

    Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST)
    Sometimes the best decision by a legislature is not to pass a bill.  Among the bills that did not pass the Florida Legislature in 2017 was Senate Bill 228, which would have made POLST a law in Florida.  It died in the Senate…
  • Sep 26

    Further Assault on the Homestead Citadel

    Further Assault on the Homestead Citadel
    Homestead Owners Beware! The post Further Assault on the Homestead Citadel appeared first on Cramer Law Center.
  • Aug 8

    Assault on the Homestead Citadel

    Assault on the Homestead Citadel
    Effective July 1, 2017, the Florida Legislature has amended Florida Statute 732.2035 dealing with property entering into the “elective estate.” The Legislature has added into the list of assets that make up the elective estate for…
Rank this Week: 1034

Potter Law Firm Blog

Potter Law Firm Blog

Covers estate planning and elder law.

http://www.potterestateplanning.com/blog/
  • Jun 30

    Using Medicaid Planning to Prepare for the High Cost of Nursing Home

    Using Medicaid Planning to Prepare for the High Cost of Nursing Home
    Do you have a plan in place to deal with the high costs of any future nursing home care? If not, then you need to discover how a Medicaid lawyer can help you protect yourself and your interests. We often hear about how important it is that we…
  • Jun 28

    How Long Does Probate Take, and Why?

    How Long Does Probate Take, and Why?
    Most people give little thought to probate until they end up having to deal with the process as an executor or find themselves waiting to receive an inheritance. As a rule, probate is usually simple to avoid – just as long as you have…
  • Jun 26

    Recognizing the Benefits of a Durable Power of Attorney

    Recognizing the Benefits of a Durable Power of Attorney
    Many individuals will create a living trust to ensure that an individual they trust has the ability to manage their finances if they are unable.  If an individual does not have a living trust as part of his estate plan, or even if he…
Rank this Week: 1220

Crider Law P.C. Blog

Crider Law P.C. Blog

Covers elder law, estate planning and family law.

http://www.criderlaw.net/blog/
  • Dec 15

    Divorce Can Be Devastating for Older Women

    Divorce Can Be Devastating for Older Women
    Although the divorce rates in the United States are levelling off, divorce among baby boomers is on the rise. According to the Bowling Green National Center for Family and Marriage Research, baby boomer divorces more than doubled between 1990…
  • Dec 8

    Second or Third Marriages Call for Unique Planning

    Second or Third Marriages Call for Unique Planning
    Preparing for a second marriage comes with its own set of complications which makes it all the more important to plan ahead and ensure that your documents are truly protecting you and those that you love.   Data from the PEW Research…
  • Dec 1

    New Data Shows that the United States Divorce Rate is the Lowest It’s Been in 35 Year

    New Data Shows that the United States Divorce Rate is the Lowest It’s Been in 35 Year
    The National Center for Family and Marriage Research at Bowling Green State University explores U.S. census data to determine how many people are getting married or divorced based on key demographics. The year 2015 data shows that there were…
Rank this Week: 1296

Fiduciary Folio

Fiduciary Folio

Covers fiduciary (wills, estates, entity representations) law, particularly as applied in the State of Georgia. By Tanner Pittman.

http://www.tannerpittmanlaw.com/blog-fiduciary-folio.html
  • Feb 19

    Avvo Q&A: "Can dad put me on the deed?"

    Avvo Q&A: "Can dad put me on the deed?"
    I will begin syndicating the responses I give to certain estate and probate questions posted on the advice website Avvo. We begin with a question regarding estate planning. I'll place the question here and then my answer after the "read…
  • Feb 17

    A "power of appointment" - what is that?

    A "power of appointment" - what is that?
    The Georgia Supreme Court recently handed down the case of Smith v. Ashford (full text below the break), in which it dealt with a testator's use of a "power of appointment."What is a power of appointment? In estate-planning parlance, a…
  • Jul 6

    Myers v. Myers: Executor may not run estate as his personal busine

    Myers v. Myers: Executor may not run estate as his personal busine
    The Georgia Supreme Court handed down the probate case of Myers, Executor v. Myers, today. In some ways, the case is an unremarkable example of an executor using an estate as a cash cow for his personal expenditures and, among other…
Rank this Week: 967

Elder Law Office of David Wingate,…

Elder Law Office of David Wingate, LLC

Covers elder law, assisted living facilities, estate planning, and nursing homes.

http://blog.davidwingate.com/
  • Mar 8

    Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning - 2015 What Will Happen? (Contd)

    Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning - 2015 What Will Happen? (Contd)
    Related proposals pertaining to qualified plans and individual retirement accounts. In addition, the Green Book includes the following proposals that pertain to qualified plans and IRAs: A limit on the total accrual of retirement benefits by…
  • Mar 7

    Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning - 2015 What Will Happen? (Contd)

    Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning - 2015 What Will Happen? (Contd)
    Sales, exchanges and “comparable transactions” with grantor trusts. The Obama Administration would attempt to address the disconnect between the income tax rules and the estate tax rules that apply to intentionally defective grantor…
  • Mar 7

    Social Security Ups Disability Safeguard

    Social Security Ups Disability Safeguard
    The Social Security Administration is expanding a program nationally to help bar criminals from controlling benefits on behalf of individuals with disabilities and the elderly. The program originally launched as a pilot in the…
Rank this Week: 1330

Swinton Elder Law & Family…

Swinton Elder Law & Family Protection Blog

Covers New Jersey estate planning and elder law issues. By Daniel S. Swinton.

http://swintonlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 7

    Policy Experts Agree: The U.S. System for…

    Policy Experts Agree: The U.S. System for Financing Long-Term Care is CrumblingAccording to Forbes.com:  "America’s system for financing long-term care is failing, and the window for creating a payment system that works is rapidly…
  • Jul 12

    Bankruptcy Trustee Is Entitled to Funds…

    Bankruptcy Trustee Is Entitled to Funds Transferred in Order to Qualify for MedicaidThe following article serves as a warning about do-it-yourself estate planning.  An effective technique of protecting assets from nursing homes and long…
  • Sep 27

    How Gifts Can Affect Medicaid Eligibility

    How Gifts Can Affect Medicaid Eligibility
    . We’ve all heard that it’s better to give than to receive, but if you think you might someday want to apply for Medicaid long-term care benefits, you need to be careful because giving away money or property can interfere with your…
Rank this Week: 1016

Special Needs, Elder Law, Wills,…

Special Needs, Elder Law, Wills, Trusts, Estates & Tax Blog

By Friedman Law.

http://specialneedsnj.com/blog/
  • Aug 29

    IRS Resolves the “Key West Dilemma” by Recognizing Same Sex Marriages Throughout the U.S.

    IRS Resolves the “Key West Dilemma” by Recognizing Same Sex Marriages Throughout the U.S.
    by attorney Mark R. Friedman, FriedmanLaw The IRS announced today that they would treat same-sex couples as legally married based upon the couple’s state of ceremony, not their state of residence. In June, the Supreme Court struck down…
  • Aug 3

    Plan Your Estate to Benefit Your Loved Ones– Not the Taxman

    Plan Your Estate to Benefit Your Loved Ones– Not the Taxman
    [The following article is by guest blogger Julie Donald, a freelance writer with a strong background is finance.  Julie obviously knows her stuff and FriedmanLaw/SpecialNeedsNJ.com are proud to feature her work.] While…
  • May 17

    Social Security Amends POMS Governing Special/Supplemental Needs Trust Expenditure

    Social Security Amends POMS Governing Special/Supplemental Needs Trust Expenditure
    People with serious disabilities often qualify for government benefits like Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Medicaid that limit eligibility based on finances.  Thus personal injury recoveries attributable to a disabled person…
Rank this Week: 1101

New Jersey Estate Planning &…

New Jersey Estate Planning & Elder Law Blog

Covers business law and planning, elder law, estate planning, and probate and estate administration. By Deirdre Wheatley-Liss.

http://www.njelderlawestateplanning.com/
  • Apr 2

    Love is Lost - And So is Your Inheritance - Divorce Really Ends Thing

    Love is Lost - And So is Your Inheritance - Divorce Really Ends Thing
    A common plan among our married clients is to leave their property to their spouse, either outright or in trust - oft-referred to as the “I Love You” Will. Sometimes, love is lost and the couple divorces. We recommend our clients…
  • Mar 25

    Personal Injury Damages and Medicaid Liens - SCOTUS Decide

    Personal Injury Damages and Medicaid Liens - SCOTUS Decide
    You have a horrific accident and are looking at a life of extreme medical care.  The accident was caused by another person (drunk truck driver). You get a multi-million dollar award.  Does the state that you live in get a…
  • Mar 19

    Four Good (?) Reasons to Contest a Will

    Four Good (?) Reasons to Contest a Will
    Maybe it's the season, but I have gotten a lot of calls recently about will contests.  A will contest usually happens when your heirs are surprised by what your will says, or by what you have left when you go to the great beyond.  I…
Rank this Week: 1011

Florida Elder Law and Estate…

Florida Elder Law and Estate Planning

Provides news and views on current topics in elder law, estate planning, wills and trusts, caregiver issues, probate and estate administration, Medicaid and Veterans benefits, other issues of importance to seniors and their families. By Joseph S. Karp.

http://karplaw.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 22

    Playboy founder a shrewd estate planner

    Playboy founder a shrewd estate planner
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  • Oct 19

    Long-Term Care Costs Increase Sharply

    Long-Term Care Costs Increase Sharply
    Genworth Financial has released its 2017 survey of long-term care costs. The picture is not encouraging. Although the cost of care has always been shockingly expensive and increased annually without fail, the rate of increase seems to be…
  • Oct 1

    Cats Inherit Enough to Last Nine Live

    Cats Inherit Enough to Last Nine Live
    Thanks to their devoted late owner, two cats have more than enough money to last their nine lives.  New York resident Ellen Frey-Router died in 2015 at age 88. Her will specified that $300,000 of her approximately $3 million estate was to…
Rank this Week: 2059

DeWitt Law Firm, PLLC Blog

DeWitt Law Firm, PLLC Blog

Covers estate planning, elder law, and probate.

http://www.dewittlawar.com/blog
  • Oct 22

    How Can I File a Claim Against An Estate?

    How Can I File a Claim Against An Estate?
    Filing a claim against an estate is probably easier than you think. The first step is to find out what county the estate is being handled in and if probate is opened.  You can search on Arkansas Court Connect or call the County Clerk in…
  • Oct 15

    Rampant Risks of Not Planning!

    Rampant Risks of Not Planning!
    This is just a partial list of what you risk by not planning… You stand to lose your autonomy as a person and be put into the hands of Adult Protective Services or somebody else that you don’t desire You put your family’s…
  • Oct 15

    Trusts Are Not Just For The Well Heeled

    Trusts Are Not Just For The Well Heeled
    Trusts are not just for the wealthy. In a nutshell, a trust is a legal arrangement that allows an individual to place his assets such as shares, money and property such that an appointed person or trustee can manage and administer them for…
Rank this Week: 1974

New York Elder Law Attorney Blog

New York Elder Law Attorney Blog

By Ettinger Law Firm.

http://www.newyorkelderlawattorneyblog.com/
  • Oct 21

    Reminder: Planning for Your Digital Asset

    Reminder: Planning for Your Digital Asset
    In the last decade, digital platforms like Facebook and Twitter have exploded in popularity to the point where millions of people, both young and old, have accounts and regularly post and share information with one another. Other media like…
  • Oct 18

    Creating a Financial Power of Attorney in New York

    Creating a Financial Power of Attorney in New York
    While none of us expect to become so ill we cannot manage our own affairs, we should nonetheless prepare contingencies in case these types of situations arise out of an injury, old age, or another unexpected event. One of the most important…
  • Oct 15

    What Types of Cases to New York Surrogate’s Courts Handle?

    What Types of Cases to New York Surrogate’s Courts Handle?
    New York’s Surrogate’s Courts handle a wide variety of civil issues, mostly related to trusts and estates, guardianship, and adoption. The Surrogate’s Court is established in every county in New York, helping to provide…
Rank this Week: 2132

Hook Law Center Blog

Hook Law Center Blog

Covers elder law and estate planning in Virginia.

https://www.hooklawcenter.com/blog/
  • Oct 20

    Planning for Death the Swedish Way

    Planning for Death the Swedish Way
    A large part of elder law is helping clients plan for what happens after their death. To that end we, help clients execute wills, revocable trusts, irrevocable trusts, change beneficiary designations, review joint account titling, etc. all…
  • Oct 13

    New Medicare Cards Coming Soon

    New Medicare Cards Coming Soon
    Between April 2018 and April 2019, Medicare will be issuing new Medicare cards to all of its beneficiaries, approximately 60 million Americans, in an effort to cut down on identity theft and fraud. Instead of using Social Security Numbers to…
  • Oct 9

    Protecting Public Benefits from Child Support Payment

    Protecting Public Benefits from Child Support Payment
    The majority of us know that a parent has a duty to support his or her minor children, and that the law presumes that upon reaching majority, a child is capable of self-support. Very few people understand that the responsibilities of a parent…
Rank this Week: 1599

John Foy & Associates

John Foy & Associates

Stay up-to-date with Georgia law, news and current events.

https://www.johnfoy.com/blog/
  • Oct 20

    Automakers Now Suing Each Other in Dieselgate Scandal

    Automakers Now Suing Each Other in Dieselgate Scandal
    If you drive a Volkswagen, Audi, or certain other vehicles, no doubt you are aware of the “Dieselgate” scandal. It has cost the company billions of dollars worldwide, a price... Read more » The post Automakers Now Suing…
  • Oct 19

    Cab Separates From Trailer Near Macon

    Cab Separates From Trailer Near Macon
    Tractor-trailer drivers are among some of the best trained and safest drivers on the nation’s roadways. That doesn’t stop accidents from occurring and due to the size of tractor trailers,... Read more » The post Cab…
  • Oct 18

    Four-Year-Old Struck in Hit and Run near Indian Creek

    Four-Year-Old Struck in Hit and Run near Indian Creek
    A hit-and-run in the state of Georgia is defined as leaving the scene of an accident. If there are injuries or possible fatalities, a driver is required to stop, return,... Read more » The post Four-Year-Old Struck in Hit and Run near…
Rank this Week: 1501

Simmons & Schiavo, LLP Blog

Simmons & Schiavo, LLP Blog

Covers estate planning and elder law.

http://blog.sslawoffices.com
  • Oct 20

    2018 Estate Tax Exemption Projection

    2018 Estate Tax Exemption Projection
    Experts predict that the estate tax exemption for 2018 will increase slightly to $5.49 million for a single person and $10.98 million for couples. The IRS has not yet announced what the 2018 estate tax exemption will be. However, expert…
  • Oct 19

    Estate Tax Repeal Could Hurt Charitie

    Estate Tax Repeal Could Hurt Charitie
    People who are opposed to eliminating the estate tax are often seen as wanting to do nothing more than to punish the wealthy. However, some of them are more concerned about the impact that estate tax repeal could have on charities. At first…
  • Oct 18

    Estate Planning Is Ongoing Proce

    Estate Planning Is Ongoing Proce
    It is not enough to get an estate plan once and leave it alone for all time. It needs to be constantly reviewed and updated to take account of changing circumstances. Some people can get away with getting an estate plan once and never looking…
Rank this Week: 1748

Chicago Lawyer Blog

Chicago Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury. By Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C.

http://www.salvilaw.com/blog/
  • Oct 19

    Neighbors concerned about rusted light poles in Old Town

    Neighbors concerned about rusted light poles in Old Town
    CHICAGO (October 19, 2017) – Old Town resident Lauren Lammy says her car was crushed by a rusted light pole that fell on LaSalle Street. Luckily, she was not in the car at the time of the incident. But, Lauren can... The post…
  • Oct 19

    Six women accuse former nursing home staffer of rape, sexual abuse

    Six women accuse former nursing home staffer of rape, sexual abuse
    WAYNESVILLE, N.C. (October 19, 2017) – A former nursing home aide has been sentenced to at least 23 years behind bars after being found guilty of raping women at North Carolina nursing homes. According to FOX 8 News, 58-year-old…
  • Oct 18

    Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C. listed among the top firms in 2017 Settlement Survey

    Salvi, Schostok &amp; Pritchard P.C. listed among the top firms in 2017 Settlement Survey
    CHICAGO (October 11, 2017) –  The Illinois law firm of Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C. was highlighted in Chicago Lawyer Magazine’s 2017 Settlement Survey as one of the top law firms in the state. The annual…
Rank this Week: 1639

Littman Krooks LLP Blog

Littman Krooks LLP Blog

Covers corporate, elder law, estate planning and special needs planning.

http://www.littmankrooks.com/blog/
  • Oct 19

    Lawsuit Highlights Need for Appropriate Bussing for Students with Disabilitie

    Lawsuit Highlights Need for Appropriate Bussing for Students with Disabilitie
    By Erica Fitzgerald, Esq., & Stacy M. Sadove, Esq., Littman Krooks LLP On Tuesday October 5, 2017, the Appellate Division, First Department issued a unanimous decision overruling an earlier decision by Justice Alice Schlesinger in an…
  • Oct 17

    Social Security Administration Announces Two Percent Cost of Living Adjustment for 2018

    Social Security Administration Announces Two Percent Cost of Living Adjustment for 2018
    By Alexis R. Gruttadauria, Esq., Littman Krooks LLP The Social Security Administration (SSA) recently announced a 2% Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) for beneficiaries of Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Benefits. This…
  • Oct 10

    Estate Planning Tips for Newlywed

    Estate Planning Tips for Newlywed
    By Ryan J. Byrnes, Esq., Littman Krooks LLP Labor Day weekend has come and gone marking the unofficial end of the summer. However, one season is still in full swing. That’s right, it’s wedding season. Many couples have said their…
Rank this Week: 1604

Massachusetts Estate Planning,…

Massachusetts Estate Planning, Probate & Elder Law

Features a blend of common sense info for clients and family caregivers and in-depth probate, tax and Medicaid analysis for lawyers & CPAs. By Brian E. Barreira.

http://elderlaw.info/
Rank this Week: 1980

The Ankin Law Blog

The Ankin Law Blog

Personal Injury, Worker's Compensation, and Social Security blog.

http://ankinlaw.com/blog/
  • Oct 18

    Aging Truck Drivers Face Medical Conditions that Reduce Roadway Safety

    Aging Truck Drivers Face Medical Conditions that Reduce Roadway Safety
    Aging commercial truck drivers face medical conditions that create safety hazards for themselves and other drivers. The physical and mental exhaustion associated with trucking can negatively impact many age-related conditions. Age-Related…
  • Oct 11

    Delivering the Mail can be a Dangerous Job [Infographic]

    Delivering the Mail can be a Dangerous Job [Infographic]
    According to the USPS, postal workers suffer more than 5,000 injuries from dog bites and attacks every year. Studies show that postal workers who deliver the mail rank third for the most reported dog bites and attacks. Dog Bites and Attacks…
  • Oct 4

    Why Sitting in Back Isn’t So Safe

    Why Sitting in Back Isn’t So Safe
    In a car crash, sitting in the back seat can be more dangerous than sitting in the front seat. Recent studies show that backseat passengers are 46 percent more likely to die in motor vehicle accidents than front seat drivers and passengers.…
Rank this Week: 1689

California Elder Abuse Lawyer Blog

California Elder Abuse Lawyer Blog

Covers elder abuse, prescription medication misuse and bedsores. By Walton Law, A.P.C.

http://www.californiaelderabuselawyer-blog.com/
  • Sep 7

    Dementia and Wandering

    Dementia and Wandering
    According to the World Health Organization, dementia is one of the major causes of disability and dependency among older people. Dementia, which is a syndrome in which there is a deterioration in memory, behavior and thinking, causes many who…
  • Aug 25

    Elder Abuse Cases Taken on a Contingency Basis and What that Means for You

    Elder Abuse Cases Taken on a Contingency Basis and What that Means for You
    If you believe that an elder has been the victim of any form of elder abuse, including neglect, while in the care of a California nursing home, your first responsibility is to report your suspicions. It is also advisable that you also speak…
  • Aug 11

    Psychological Abuse of Elder

    Psychological Abuse of Elder
    Psychological abuse of elders may also be called emotional elder abuse. The terms are often interchangeable and denote the intentional infliction of mental and/or emotional anguish. Psychological abuse may come in the forms of threats,…
Rank this Week: 1960

Estate Planning and Elder Law Blog

Estate Planning and Elder Law Blog

Covers estate planning, elder law, and probate topics in New York. By the Law Offices of Roman Aminov.

http://www.aminovlaw.com
  • Jul 4

    Step-up in Basis: Is There Tax on the Sale of Inherited Real Estate?

    Step-up in Basis: Is There Tax on the Sale of Inherited Real Estate?
    As an estate planning and probate attorney, I am often involved in the sale of real estate that my clients inherited and have to deal with a very important question: “will my client have to pay capital gains tax on the sale”? As a…
  • Jul 4

    Step-up in Basis: Is There Tax on the Sale of Inherited Real Estate?

    Step-up in Basis: Is There Tax on the Sale of Inherited Real Estate?
    As an estate planning and probate attorney, I am often involved in the sale of real estate that my clients inherited and have to deal with a very important question: “will my client have to pay capital gains tax on the sale”? As a…
  • May 14

    3 Estate Planning Steps for New Parent

    3 Estate Planning Steps for New Parent
    Few joys in life match that of being a new parent. The moment your child is born, a tectonic shift takes place which makes even the most easygoing person lose sleep over their child’s future. The sense of optimism and hope parents feel…
Rank this Week: 2082