I have to go to court!? But my mom had a will?

  |  October 9, 2015

Many people believe that just because your loved one had a will, that they are automatically entitled to whatever the will says.  For example I hear, “Well, I am my mom’s executor.”  While you might be named in the will as Executor, that means you are your mother’s nominated Executor. In order to be appointed... Read More

U.S. Senate passes the Special Needs Fairness Act!

  |  September 15, 2015

As Special Needs Attorneys, we often utilize a useful planning tool called a first-party Supplemental Needs Trust (“SNT”).  A first-party SNT is funded with the assets of an individual with special needs.  The Trust can then provide that individual with services and items that are not covered under any government benefits that he/she might be... Read More

Protecting Your Family Legacy

  |  August 27, 2015

When I inform people that I am an attorney, it is always followed by the, “oh, what kind of lawyer are you?” question.  When I tell people that I am an Elder Law attorney, it is often followed by a tilting of the head, quizzical look and question, “what is that?” It is usually at... Read More