Elder Law

More Seniors Are Being Mistreated As Our Population Ages – 24-7PressRelease.com

The EJA seeks to put in place a means to prevent, detect and prosecute elder abuse, neglect and exploitation. While the new law is a step in the right direction, it has received no funding toward education or enforcement to … Continue reading

Federal Court Rules That Gay Widow Is Entitled to Estate Tax Refund – ElderLawAnswers.com

But when Ms. Spyer died in 2009, Ms. Windsor, 81, had to pay Ms Spyer’s estate tax bill because of DOMA, a 1996 law that denies federal recognition of gay marriages. Although New York State considered the couple married, the … Continue reading

Takacs named a ‘best lawyer’ for sixth year – Nashville Tennessean

For the sixth year in a row, Timothy L. Takacs has been selected by his peers to be included in The Best Lawyers of America ® 2012 in the field of elder law. Since its inception in 1983, Best Lawyers … Continue reading

Seminar on elder law in Shrewsbury – York Dispatch Online

Shrewsbury Lutheran Retirement Village will host a seminar presented by attorney Jeffrey R. Bellomo on aspects of elder law, estate planning, wealth preservation and real estate transactions as they pertain to moving to a senior living community.

Tucsonan named to AARP National Policy Council – msnbc.com

as well as a private law firm specializing in elder law issues. She has over 40 years of experience working primarily on Medicare, Medicaid and long term-care issues. She has served on CMS’s Medicare Coverage Advisory Committee, as President of … Continue reading

Adult Children Could Be on Hook for Parents’ Nursing Home Bills – ElderLawAnswers.com

says the new Medicaid law could trigger a wave of lawsuits involving adult children. “Litigation between nursing homes and children is likely to flourish,”Marshallwrites in the Jan. 20, 2006, issue of his firm’s Elder Care Law Alert.

Choose your fiduciaries wisely to preserve family harmony – Palm Beach Post (blog)

The decisions you make are important because they can build, or fray, family harmony. My job as a Florida elder law and estate planning lawyer is to help clients figure it all out. To avoid the appearance of playing favorites, many … Continue reading

Union Library to host Elder Law seminar June 26 – NJ.com

Attorney at Law, Benjamin D. Eckman, will conduct a seminar on “Elder Law, Special Needs & Disability Planning” at the Union Public Library on Tuesday, June 26, at 7 p.m. The public is invited to this admission-free program but seating … Continue reading

Family dispute claims six lives – DAWN Group

CHAKWAL, June 5: In a brutal act, a man gunned down his elder brother, sister-in-law, three nieces and a nephew over a petty family dispute on Tuesday morning. According to police sources, Mohammad Shoaib and his elder brother Mohammad Doraiz … Continue reading

Elder Law Attorneys Distribute Free Alzheimer’s Guide – PR Newswire

The business directory at the end of the guide serves as a way to link these patients, caregivers, and families to the businesses and facilities within the Alzheimer’s community. The directory is composed of local Arizona sponsors and all proceeds … Continue reading