[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”] [et_pb_row admin_label=”row”] [et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] An elder law attorney is an attorney who specializes not in a specific area of the law, but in the legal needs of elderly people, veterans, and adults with special needs. Elder law is a focus that has only been around for about twenty-five years and was born […]
Archives for May 2021
Why You Shouldn’t Judge A Fish By Its Ability to Climb a Tree
Albert Einstein is famous for his Theory of Relativity and its mathematical equation: E=mc2. However, here’s another theory that he shared that is even more important and groundbreaking: “Everyone is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.” […]
How Can an Elder Law Attorney Benefit Seniors and Their Loved Ones?
An elder law attorney serves as a legal advocate for aging adults and their loved ones. Elder law encompasses a wide range of legal matters affecting an older or disabled person. Issues related to guardianship, retirement, health care including advance directives, long-term care planning, Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid, and other relevant matters to aging […]
The Case of a Financial Power of Attorney from the Internet Gone Wrong
As a part of many estate and elder law plans, an elder law attorney will draft a Financial Power of Attorney for a client. The client, who is called the Principal, then names another person, called an Agent, to act on their behalf. The Power of Attorney can be effective immediately, meaning the Agent can […]
Do You or a Loved One Need an Elder Law Attorney?
Whether you seek legal counsel for yourself or a loved one, elder law attorneys have a wide range of expertise and services that you will require at some life stage, whether in your 40s, 50s, and beyond. Actions you take in one part of your life may have unintended legal consequences in others. Without the […]
Why is May Special for California Elder Law Attorneys?
May is National Elder Law Month, as designated by the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. It is a way to acknowledge the profession that supports seniors and their families with all of their planning needs.