Although a nursing home cannot require a child to be personally liable for their parent's nursing home bill, there are circumstances in which children can end up having to pay.
A California daughter and granddaughter’s fear of losing their home to Medicaid may have contributed to a severe case of elder abuse. If the pair had consulted with an elder law attorney, they might have figured out a way to get their mother and grandmother the care she needed while also protecting their house. Amanda […]
A new federal law is designed to address the growing problem of elder abuse. The law supports efforts to better understand, prevent, and combat both financial and physical elder abuse. The prevalence of elder abuse is hard to calculate because it is underreported, but according to the National Council on Aging, approximately 1 in 10 […]
Happy Fall! I love the cooler weather and the warmth that the change of seasons brings. As we enter this wonderful time of year, and prepare for the holiday season, we are often intentional about spending more time with our families and loved ones. Accordingly, it is the perfect time to create or review your […]
Hosted by Aubrey Carew Sizer, Esq. Saturday, January 30, 2016 10 AM – 12 PM Arlington, Virginia You know how important a will is, but do you have one? I frequently meet people who tell me, “I really need a will” when I tell them that I am an estate planning attorney. According to recent […]
Like many Americans, Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. I love that we emphasize our blessings and gather to reflect on the numerous reasons we have to give thanks. As an attorney who helps people get their affairs in order, I am also acutely aware that in addition to having fun and making cherished […]
Estate planning is ultimately about your loved ones. It is about making tough decisions and articulating your wishes while you are alive and healthy, so that your loved ones do not have to make those difficult decisions while also caring or grieving for you. Estate planning also gives your loved ones confidence that they are carrying out your wishes. Despite […]