When Should I Contact An Elder Law Attorney?

All too often, I meet with new clients that need assistance with elder law long term care planning for a loved one, but have either waited too long or show up after they have followed improper advice from well-meaning individuals who were not elder law attorneys. In this post you will learn when you [...]

By |July 18th, 2019|

How Much Does An Estate Plan Cost?

When the phone rings in my firm with a potential new client, one of the first questions we are asked is, “how much will an estate plan cost?”.The challenge we have in answering that question, is that every person has a different idea of what an estate plan is and therefore they are often asking [...]

By |June 7th, 2019|

Planning for the Possibility of Long Term Care

The Unpopular Topic of Discussion Every Family Needs to Have Just bringing up the possibility of someone in your family becoming mentally or physically incapacitated is often difficult. We tend to think of only the very elderly needing long-term, hands-on care, but a recent report by the Alzheimer’s Association found that [...]

By |April 2nd, 2019|

Feeling Squeezed in the Middle of a Generational Sandwich?

How to Take Care of Yourself as You Take Care of Others Raising your kids, working, trying to take care of yourself, and now caring for an aging parent? That makes you part of the Sandwich Generation. You are not alone—almost half of America’s 40- and 50-year olds are in the [...]

By |March 4th, 2019|

Why Avoid Probate in Surrogate’s Court and How?

Many people have been told that it is important for people to “avoid probate.” But just because people may have heard that term, doesn’t mean they know exactly what probate means, why it can be a problem or how to successfully avoid it. In this post, we will take a look at the term probate [...]

By |January 22nd, 2019|