Elder law relates to the legal aspects affecting
the elderly. Such legalities include estate
planning, trusts, wills, elder care, elder abuse and
other legal matters affecting older Americans.
Many in the elder community are in need of help with
their finances and wellbeing. As a result they
are easy prey to those who would abuse them
financially, physically and emotionally.
In recent years many States have passed legislation
to protect these people. Some legal
professionals specialize in the elder law area.
Additionally there are many organizations that help
the elderly in legal matters. Some of these
organizations, such as the AARP, lobby Congress on
behalf of the elderly. They help champion
beneficial changes in such legislation as Medicare and
Elder Law News
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• Elder Law: When Possible, Itaposs Best To Resolve Body Disposition Issues Whi...
Elder Law: When possible, it39s best to resolve body disposition issues while living Chron.com Beyond estate planning to quotget your affairs in order,quot there are practical matters you should consider attending to, such as how the disposition of your body will be handled. Many people leave these matters to their family members to handle, but if you
• Bonnie Kraham: Disability Planning Is Vital In Case Of Cognitive Impairment ...
Bonnie Kraham: Disability planning is vital in case of cognitive impairment Times Herald Record With the rising incidence of cognitive impairment for many people, also comes rising costs of health care and the need for elder law estate planning. In case of future incompetence, estate planning is important, but disability planning is more
• Richard Shapiro Becomes Certified Elder Law Attorney Times HeraldRecord
Richard Shapiro becomes Certified Elder Law Attorney Times Herald Record GOSHEN Richard Shapiro, a partner with law firm Blustein, Shapiro, Rich amp Barone, LLP, has become a Certified Elder Law Attorney. Shapiro, the head of the firm39s Estate Planning, Probate, and Elder Law Department, counsels clients of both modest and
• Ellen Morris Capitalizes On Opportunity To Connect With Jamaicaaposs Chief Ju...
Ellen Morris capitalizes on opportunity to connect with Jamaica39s Chief Justice, Zaila McCalla at Elder Law Section Benzinga quotI hope to connect with fellow elder law attorneys across Florida and discuss issues that affect our clients on a broad scale, as well as learn about the Jamaican judicial system and determine if some of their procedures and laws should be incorporated
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