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What is the difference between an Executor and a Personal Representative?

When an individual passes away, much needs to done to settle their affairs, which may include liquidating and distributing assets, paying debts and filing tax returns. The person who is Read More

What do I need to do as a Trustee of a Trust?

When a client retains our office to draft a Trust, a Trustee must be chosen. But the client may want to know before choosing a person, what will a trustee Read More

Estate Planning – Documents You Need

We all know that estate planning documents are an important part of our financial and long term planning. Whether we are young or old, having the right documents can give Read More

Medicaid Specialist or Elder Law Attorney?

It can be overwhelming when someone you care about needs long term care. There is so much material and information online about long term care. The internet can make everything Read More

How is incapacity determined and who makes the decision?

You've seen the signs that your elderly loved one can no longer care for themselves and, after a consultation with an elder law attorney, you decide to file a guardianship. A Read More

No Power of Attorney? What now?

I recently received the following email from a client: "Attorney Lehn, my father had a stroke and is in the hospital. The doctor says that he will now need long Read More

Three Reasons Why Giving Your House to Your Children Isn't the Best Way to Protect It From Medicaid

  You may be afraid of losing your home if you have to enter a nursing home and apply for Medicaid. While this fear is well-founded, transferring the home to your Read More

What Happens to Debt When you Die?

When someone passes away does their debt die with them? Not necessarily. But first things first, in order to protect the credit of the deceased person from fraud, you will want Read More

The DNR and The Living Will

There was a new story regarding a nursing home facility in the area where 3 employees violated protocol by not administering CPR to an 85-year-old resident. The resident allegedly did Read More

Nursing Home Neglect

Many children and loved ones are hundreds of miles away and do not see their loved one very often.Well, that happened to one of my clients. Entrusting the care of your Read More

Preserving the Family Legacy

 Save the Legacy The Doctor says that it’s that time, the time when the tables have turned and instead of mom and dad taking care of you, they need you to Read More

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