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Can a Guardian be Sued for Negligence?

By Jill Roamer, J.D., CIPP/US September 7, 2022

When someone is unable to care for themselves, a guardian is oftentimes appointed. This guardian is..

Can a Healthcare Agent Sign an Arbitration Agreement?

By Jill Roamer, J.D., CIPP/US August 31, 2022

Powers of attorney are powerful documents. A financial power of attorney allows another, the agent,..

Stan Lee’s Estate Settles Lawsuit Against Former Agent

By Jill Roamer, J.D., CIPP/US August 17, 2022

Stan Lee, the legendary comic book creator, died in November 2018 and his estate has been in..

Can an Agent Create a Trust on Behalf of the Principal?

By Jill Roamer, J.D., CIPP/US August 15, 2022

A Financial Power of Attorney (POA) is a powerful document that every senior should have in place...

Can a Guardian Sue for Maintenance Against Ward’s Spouse?

By Jill Roamer, J.D., CIPP/US August 5, 2022

As folks age, they oftentimes become unable to manage their affairs. A court can name someone to..

Arbitration Agreement Found Unconscionable

By Jill Roamer, J.D., CIPP/US July 27, 2022

An arbitration agreement is a contract that states that the signors cannot sue each other in court...

Supreme Court Rules Medicaid Can Recoup Against Settlement Funds for Future Medical Payments

By Jill Roamer, J.D., CIPP/US June 15, 2022

The Supreme Court of the United States issued a ruling last week that dictates that a state’s..

What is Needed for a Court-Ordered Transfer of Assets?

By Jill Roamer, J.D., CIPP/US June 10, 2022

In Michigan, a court can issue an order for the transfer of assets from one spouse to another when..

Emotion Distress is Not a Viable Cause of Action for Victims of Discrimination

By Jill Roamer, J.D., CIPP/US June 3, 2022

If an individual sues an entity for violations of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Affordable..

A Lesson in What Not to Do: Attorney Sentenced in Elder Law Fraud Case

By Jill Roamer, J.D., CIPP/US May 18, 2022

As attorneys, we are in a fiduciary role and must be honest and fair with our clients. Our clients..

Ohio Appeals Court Rules on How Alimony Effects Available Income Calculation

By Jill Roamer, J.D., CIPP/US January 12, 2022

How is available income for Medicaid-eligibility purposes calculated in Ohio when the applicant..

Malpractice Insurance Company Must Defend Attorney Despite Exclusion Clause

By Jill Roamer, J.D., CIPP/US January 4, 2022

Malpractice. The single word can send shivers down the spine of every attorney. Most attorneys have..

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