The Dangers of Denial – Why You Need to Plan for Long-Term Care for Your Parents

Longer lives are among the greatest achievements of our modern era. Advances in healthcare and other progress related to human safety have resulted in what the United Nations says is one of the most significant social transformations of the 21st century. However, with the success of longer lives comes problems that catch most of us off-guard. […]

Sacramento Elder Law Lawyer: 5 Red Flags of Financial Abuse

The elderly are too often targets of unscrupulous individuals who may try to take an unsuspecting senior’s money. Seniors are especially vulnerable as they become less cognitively able and thus more dependent on other adults. Unfortunately, as a Sacramento elder law lawyer, I can tell you that elder financial abuse is common in California. Here […]

National Health Care Decisions Day in Sacramento

National Healthcare Decisions Day is on April 16th, and it’s an important reminder for every adult to begin having difficult conversations with loved ones about their most private wishes for medical and end-of-life care. Far too many people assume that their families would make the choices they would want in an emergency. Yet every day […]

Sacramento Elder Law Attorney: When You Must Manage Your Elderly Parent’s Finances

Elder law attorneys in Sacramento often find themselves advising adult children of the elderly on the intricacies of managing their parents’ finances.  While it may seem straightforward at first, there are a lot of details and difficulties that can get in the way.  There are so many things to coordinate, and often the parent is […]

Sacramento Elder Law Attorney Weighs in on Conservatorships vs. Powers of Attorney

As an elder law attorney in Sacramento with considerable experience, certain questions are asked over and over again.  One area that sometimes requires explanation is the difference between conservatorships and powers of attorney. Conservatorships for Elders Conservatorshipscome into play when an adult experiences some sort of issue that leads to a mental disability.  Elder lawyers […]

Sacramento Elder Law Lawyer Says, “Medi-Cal Planning Can Save Inheritances”

When we meet with seniors, one of their top concerns is protecting their inheritance for their family should they ever require nursing home care. Unfortunately, these conversations often come at a time when a senior is already experiencing health concerns and will need long-term care in the near future.   Sometimes, when there’s loss of mental […]

Discuss Your Social Security Options with an Elder Law Lawyer in Sacramento

For many elder law clients, Social Security benefits represent a very large portion of their post-retirement income.  Because of the way that the system has changed since it was originated in 1935, it is extremely complex.  Literally hundreds of amendments have been made in the nearly 80 years since the Social Security Act.  It may […]

The Downside to Annuities from a Fair Oaks Trust Lawyer’s Perspective

When it comes to annuities, trust lawyers in Fair Oaks, CA do at times recommend these financial products for their clients…and they may be a great choice for you.  This particular article is just to offer some additional food for thought on making decisions regarding whether or not annuities are wise additions to your overall […]

Who Needs to Consider Trusts for their Children in Sacramento

There are a lot of reasons to consider setting up trusts for your children, but trust and estates lawyers in Sacramento see far too many cases where this just isn’t done.  One of the biggest reasons for not setting up a trust could be that you just don’t think you have enough assets to warrant […]

Sacramento Estate Planning Includes Creating Your Legacy

One of the most overlooked aspects of estate planning is the opportunity to create your legacy.  Believe it or not, creating a legacy isn’t all about having libraries and hospitals in Sacramento named after you.  Instead, there are some more cost-efficient, yet great ways that you can help your family remember your values and beliefs. […]

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