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  • When to hire an attorney

    Oct 22, 2018 | Posted by the Editor, SeniorInsider

    A legal referral may end up being a necessity in your life as you get older and end up dealing with a number of issues which had never come up before.  An elder care attorney can help you legally and successfully deal with these issues, so if you are wondering whether it is time to hire an attorney, perhaps it is time for a legal referral. 

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  • 10 things you should know about working with living trust attorneys

    Oct 22, 2018 | Posted by the Editor, SeniorInsider

    Living trust attorneys can help you set up a legal document which allows you to transfer ownership of your assets to the trust. Trust and will preparation, properly set up by a living trust attorney, allows your estate to avoid probate, preventing the courts from controlling your assets should you become incapacitated, and giving you freedom and control over the assets you leave to your children or grandchildren.



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  • Tips for avoiding probate using probate lawyers

    Oct 22, 2018 | Posted by the Editor, SeniorInsider

    As most probate lawyers will tell you, unless you have your estate planning attorney prepare a living trust, there are very few ways to actually avoid probate altogether.  Probate is the legal process by which the courts oversee the distribution of your assets as outlined in the instructions in your will. However if you leave no will, the estate will also go through probate. If this sounds paradoxical, read on!

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  • Creating a living will online

    Oct 22, 2018 | Posted by the Editor, SeniorInsider

    While there is much confusion regarding living wills and whether or not you need an attorney to draft the will for you, the reality is that by creating a living will online you can save a substantial amount of money. Of course you can hire living will attorneys to draft your document, and if you currently have a trusted family attorney this would probably be the best thing to do.

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  • Things you should know about working with living will attorneys

    Oct 22, 2018 | Posted by the Editor, SeniorInsider

    Living will attorneys can be an invaluable asset when you are attempting to get all your senior affairs in order. While few of us jump at the chance to prepare a regular will or a living will, these are all necessary parts of retirement planning. According to an AARP survey, 40% of Americans who are over the age of 45 have not made a will of any kind, and are prime candidates for a visit with living will attorneys. Bear in mind that creating a living will is actually one of the most critical things you can do to protect your loved ones against having to make tough decisions about your healthcare, should the need arise. 

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  • Five smart strategies in working with an estate planning attorney

    Oct 22, 2018 | Posted by the Editor, SeniorInsider

    In an ideal world, with an ideal family, you would never need the services of an estate planning attorney. In that ideal world there would be no conflicts, feuds or hard feelings regarding your wishes in leaving your assets to the people you choose. Family harmony can often boil down to assets and heirlooms, and in the interest of avoiding this, an estate planning attorney could be your best choice.

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  • Nursing home attorneys and handling elder abuse

    Oct 22, 2018 | Posted by the Editor, SeniorInsider

    If you suspect your elderly parents are victims of elder abuse, then you may have to research nursing home attorneys and find one who can help you. Nursing home attorneys are specially trained to recognize and deal with the signs of elder abuse and may be able to get you the swift justice you need.

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  • Working with nursing home lawyers to spot negligence in care

    Oct 22, 2018 | Posted by the Editor, SeniorInsider

    Nursing home lawyers can be an invaluable resource when you are attempting to determine whether your elderly loved one has been the victim of abuse or neglect. Elder abuse can include physical, mental and sexual mistreatment in the form of kicking, punching, slapping, beating, and even rape. Pain, injury and death can result, making the services of nursing home lawyers a necessity. Neglect of the elderly is a bit more insidious and often harder to identify.

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