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Thinking of Gifting Your House to Your Kids? (Stop! Read This First!)

You might be thinking that transferring ownership by gifting your house to your kids is a sound estate planning idea. Maybe your home is the place you raised your family, a place that holds all your best life’s memories. It only makes sense that yo…

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 more opportunities to qualify for these impo…

Points to Discuss with Your Aging Parent

Your parent is getting on in age, but you don’t have a clear idea if there is a plan in place for their care. It is a difficult topic to broach; no one wants to talk about death and the financial realities that come with aging. Instead of havin…
Categories: Elder Law

Power of Attorney Misconceptions

A durable power of attorney is one of the most important estate planning documents you can have.  It allows someone who you appoint (your agent) to make decisions on your behalf in the event you become incapacitated. If you have not appointed an age…
Categories: Power of Attorney

Law Encourages Reporting of Elder Financial Abuse

President Trump signed the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act into law on May 24, 2018. The Act contains a section that was once a stand-alone bill from Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) which is designed to encourage the repo…
Categories: Elder Law

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