Pending federal legislation could provide vital funds to states for home and community-based services for people with disabilities, offering hope and relief to hundreds of thousands of [...]
I am my mother’s agent under a power of attorney. Can I be sued by my mother’s nursing home for an [...]
Hundreds of families learned the hard way that when acquiring a service dog, you’d better be sure you’re getting what you paid for.
Most people want to pass their assets to their children or grandchildren, but naming a minor as a beneficiary can have unintended consequences. It is important to make a plan that doesn’t [...]
My grandfather recently passed away and his will stated that his estate be divided evenly among his grandchildren. Before he died, he [...]
While the current estate tax exemption is quite high, a closely held family business may put your estate over the limit. Careful planning is necessary to lower or completely avoid the tax, and [...]
Britney Spears’s struggle to regain control over her business and personal life shines a spotlight on legal guardianship.
Qualifying for Medicare hardly means free health care -- there are still premiums and deductibles. However, people who qualify for both Medicare and Medicaid (called “dual eligibility”) [...]
Thousands of SSI recipients have been falsely accused of owning real estate because of the Social Security Administration’s reliance on a private database that is “riddled with errors,” [...]
Medicare prescription drug plans can have a coverage gap—called the "donut hole"--which limits how much Medicare will pay for your drugs until you pay a certain amount out of pocket.