Assisted Signatures: How to Execute a Document When the Client Needs Help Holding the Pen

Assume that we have a Client who is mentally sound but physically feeble and the following happens: The Client’s hand is guided as he places his name on the document and the person who guides his hand writes out the Client’s name in a manner that bears no resemblance to his customary “signature” from long… Continue reading Assisted Signatures: How to Execute a Document When the Client Needs Help Holding the Pen

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Two Types of Relief For Parental Care / V.A. Pension / Medicaid ICP

Attempting to explain the nuances of Pension Aid & Attendance and the Florida Medicaid ICP program in this article is simply not practical. So the next few paragraphs will lay out the basic concepts. Once those concepts are understood, IT IS CRUCIAL THAT THE READER GAIN PROFESSIONAL HELP BEFORE IMPLEMENTING ASSET PROTECTION STRATEGIES. Let’s start… Continue reading Two Types of Relief For Parental Care / V.A. Pension / Medicaid ICP

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Foreclosure Crisis Hits Oldest Americans Hardest

As everyone knows, the foreclosure crisis hit Americans of all backgrounds hard. And, regardless of all the talk about our supposed “recovery”, most people are still feeling the lingering effects of the Great Recession. Now, a new report by the American Association of Retired Persons Foundation entitled “Nightmare on Main Street: Older Americans and the… Continue reading Foreclosure Crisis Hits Oldest Americans Hardest

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Should Old Senile Humans Be Allowed to Serve As Supreme Court Judges?

The other day, there was a Supreme Court justice on C-SPAN giving an interview. I felt completely bad for that Supreme Court Member because they hardly made any sense at all. Although they were semi-coherent, I am unconvinced that they knew what they were talking about. Perhaps their aides and interns are doing all the… Continue reading Should Old Senile Humans Be Allowed to Serve As Supreme Court Judges?

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A Social Security Disability Attorney May Be Necessary to Protect Your Rights

Consulting a Social Security disability attorney is a smart move for workers who’ve become incapacitated due to injury or illness and are no longer able to do their previous jobs. Applying for support is a five-step process that can be complicated and cumbersome. Having sound legal advice can help make the process less confusing for… Continue reading A Social Security Disability Attorney May Be Necessary to Protect Your Rights

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Why You Need a Will: Common Scenarios That May Surprise You

Here are some common scenarios where people die without Wills — the outcomes may surprise you: Scenario 1: A husband dies, survived by his wife and three young children. The wife feels assured that she inherits all of her husband’s assets. She is wrong. The children inherit a significant fraction of the assets, and because… Continue reading Why You Need a Will: Common Scenarios That May Surprise You

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