You May Soon Be Able to Sign Your Will Electronically
The Electronic Wills Act represents the first step in an attempt to modernize the practice by which individuals execute their wills.
Why A "Standard" Power of Attorney May Not Be Enough
Powers of attorney are not one-size-fits-all types of documents. The extent of the powers that are held by the attorney in fact are defined
What Do Elder Law Attorneys' Do?
Every senior has a unique set of circumstances, and the best way to develop a plan is to consult with an elder law attorney.
Managing a Loved One's Finances: The Options
The key to ensuring that an elderly person's finances are taken care of as they lose the ability to do it themselves is advanced plannin
The Legal Principle You MUST Understand if You Have an Aging Loved One
When the time comes to execute the documents needed to allow a family member to take over the decisions of an elderly person, it is often to
Do These Things When Paying for Assisted Living Costs
If closely monitored medical supervision is not necessary for an aging senior, assisted living is usually the best choice. However, you stil
Women Should Think About These Things When Planning for Retirement
For women, securing enough retirement income can be a daunting proposition. Generally speaking, women face two significant hurdles to...
You Have a Will. Is That Enough?
Roughly half of all Americans don’t have a will, so if you’ve already taken this vital step then congratulations are in order - you’re...
Four Essentials for Every Estate Plan
It's important to have an estate plan in place, even if you are young, and even if you aren't rich. But it's also easy to fall into the...