One responsibility after a loved one passes is to contact government agencies and programs, as well as investigate possible death benefits provided by the federal government.
When and why should you call a certified elder law attorney? Basically, when the need arises for end-of-life estate issues among others.
What does it mean to be an elder law attorney? It does not necessarily mean representing an elderly person; what it does mean is representing elderly people in the process of aging.
For you to think that all you must do is just get a will and you’re fine is not appropriate, and it’s not estate planning.
What do you do if a spouse or parent goes into the nursing home out of the blue? No advance notice—you didn’t see it coming and all of a sudden you have a loved one in a skilled nursing home.
Do you need a revocable trust you can modify or change or an irrevocable trust you cannot modify and change?