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Power of Attorney–An Important Document for You

Category: Elder Law , Money & Legal
Power of Attorney–An Important Document for You

By E. Garrett Gummer, III, Esquire (CELA) While your will lets you appoint the person, your executor, who will be responsible for the disposition of your assets after death, a durable power of attorney lets you appoint the person, your agent, who will manage your financial and medical affairs if you become disabled or incapacitated during your life. You can give your agent many powers, including, but not limited to, the power to pay bills, make gifts, make bank deposits, [...]

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FILIAL SUPPORT ACT

By E. Garrett Gummer, III, Esquire (CELA)  The Pennsylvania Filial Support Act permits an indigent person or any agency involved in the care of the indigent person, such as a nursing home, to make[...]

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People on the Move – Evan H. Farr

Certified Elder Law Attorney Evan H. Farr of The Law Firm of Evan H. Farr, P.C. , an Elder Law and Estate Planning firm based in Fairfax, was recently honored as one of 2012’s “Leaders in the[...]

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National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys Celebrates National Special Needs Law Month

Elder and Special Needs Law Attorneys Across the Country Educate People with Disabilities and Their Families on Legal Options This October The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA), a[...]

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People on the Move – Sheri R. Abrams

Sheri R. Abrams has been named a partner in the Falls Church Virginia Law Firm of Needham Mitnick & Pollack.  Ms. Abrams joined Needham Mitnick & Pollack in January 2010 as “of counsel”[...]

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Finding a New Family with Senior Care Experts

Finding a New Family with Senior Care Experts
Families are there for each other to celebrate the good times and help each other through the challenging times. Elizabeth Dusa had spent a lifetime caring for her son, but when her health began[...]

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Alzheimer’s Care and Elder Law: Finding Support and Guidance

Alzheimer’s Care and Elder Law: Finding Support and Guidance
"I always thought of us as relatively young and in good health," said Betty Strubel of herself and her husband of 26 years, Jim. It was eight years ago, however, when Betty received the news that[...]

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A Team Approach to Elder Care

A Team Approach to Elder Care
"If I had to do it all over, I wouldn't change a thing," says Mary Quigley in reference to the unique journey she took caring for her mother and brother over the past several years. While her[...]

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Senior Living: Decide if You Need a Will

A will is one of the most important documents you can create in your lifetime. Think of a will as the financial blueprint of the distribution of your assets after your death. Your will clearly states[...]

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