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.
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.
It’s tough to talk about aging and long-term care, but what’s even harder is when parents and kids don’t talk about it and then find themselves trying to handle the realities of caregiving with no roadmap.
When a death occurs, it’s normal to wonder – and even worry – about the expense of memorializing a loved one, even though we are grieving. The costs of goods and services are making headlines every day recently.
The unfortunate truth is that survivors are often faced with seemingly impossible hurdles when trying to access benefits to help with basic needs, like a roof over their head and food on the table.