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Florida Cracks Down on Senior Abuse

Florida has taken a major stand against abuse and fraud perpetrated on senior and disabled..

Elder Law is Scary (and Other Common Myths)

By Valerie Peterson, J.D. April 30, 2021

With some 10,000 Americans turning 65 every day, elder law practice represents a huge..

The Case of an Agent that Acts Under a Springing Power of Attorney Before the Principal is Incapacitated

By Jill Roamer, J.D., CIPP/US April 28, 2021

As a part of many estate and elder law plans, an elder law attorney will draft a Financial Power..

Blind Woman Wins Judgment Against Uber

By Jill Roamer, J.D., CIPP/US April 21, 2021

Ms. Irving, a blind woman, lives in San Francisco. In 2018, she filed a Complaint against..

The Importance of the Language Used in a Legal Document

By Jill Roamer, J.D., CIPP/US April 13, 2021

Language can be tricky, imprecise, and confusing. When drafting legal documents, it is important..

Can a Child Caretaker Work Outside the Home?

By Jill Roamer, J.D., CIPP/US April 6, 2021

Qualifying for long-term care Medicaid can be tricky. There are strict asset and income limits...

The Current State of Medicaid Work Requirements

By Jill Roamer, J.D., CIPP/US March 30, 2021

Former President Trump made it very clear during his presidency that he supported Medicaid work..

Child Support Arrears and Estate Recovery

By Jill Roamer, J.D., CIPP/US March 23, 2021

In a recent case out of Ohio, a court of appeals analyzed whether the state could recover child..

Larry King and the Holographic Will

By Jill Roamer, J.D., CIPP/US March 16, 2021

Larry King passed away in January due to complications with COVID-19. At the time, he was in the..

Massachusetts Sticks to Three-Year Estate Recovery Rule

By Jill Roamer, J.D., CIPP/US March 10, 2021

Federal law demands that states attempt to recover amounts expended on certain beneficiaries..

Showing Transfers Were for Purposes Other Than to Qualify for Medicaid Benefits

By Jill Roamer, J.D., CIPP/US March 3, 2021

When someone needs long-term care and applies for Medicaid benefits, there is a look-back..

SSDI Waiting Period Eliminated for Individuals with ALS

By Jill Roamer, J.D., CIPP/US February 23, 2021

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is a program that is overseen by the Social Security..

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