Elder Law

Elder law is a legal term coined to cover an area of legal practice that places an emphasis on those issues that affect the growing aging population.
Posts about Elder Law
    • Estate Planning Basics

      Planning for our final arrangements is, at best, a touchy subject. It can be an unpleasant task, but it is also a necessary one. This is especially true if you have property or assets you wish to leave loved ones. While the thought of planning what happens to your estate may seem overwhelming, never fear! We cover estate planning basics in today’s blog post.

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  • Rhode Island Property Division: Splitting Your Stuff After You Split Up

    … If you’re about to go through with a divorce, you probably have a few questions. There are a lot of ways that your life can change after a divorce, and there’s a lot at stake. One of your main concerns might be your property. Without knowledge of Rhode Island property division laws, you won’t know what to expect. Before you finalize your divorce…

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  • 4 Common Legal Concerns Faced by Elder Law

    …Elder Law, Common Concerns Elder law is just as it sounds; law focused on the elderly and their needs at the end of their lives. This means estate and long-term care planning. This type of law also covers things such as power of attorney, and guardianship. While there are attorneys well versed in some areas of elder law, it is important to find…

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  • Elder Law – Only for Seniors?

    … There is the common misconception that elder law is something that is only needed by the elderly and only sought out by the elderly. And while it is true that elder law is focused on the rights and well-being of people who have reached an advanced age, that does not mean only senior citizens are interested or invested in all that it entails. Here…

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  • Providence Elder Law Lawyer – Howe and Garside

    …6 Important Reasons to Hire a Providence Elder Law Lawyer The care and well-being of elderly loved ones is essential. Unfortunately, for a variety of reasons the elderly are often abused and exploited. This is a heartbreaking situation, but the law allows the parties who have been wronged to fight back. The first step is to hire a Providence elder…

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  • Elder Law in Lincoln, RI

    … With our new office in Lincoln, RI, The Law Offices of Howe & Garside can now handle cases related to Elder Law in Lincoln, RI. There are laws to protect most of us – be it laws for children rights, laws for grown-ups rights or animal rights. Laws are put in place and kept modernized so that nobody has the power to abuse an individual and get…

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  • Providence RI Elder Care Law

    … In Providence, there are laws to defend most of us – be it laws for kids rights, laws for adults rights or animal rights. Laws are put in place and kept updated so that nobody has the right to misuse an individual and get away with it. Providence RI elder care law puts protection and regulations in place so that nobody can mistreat them. There…

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  • Elder Law RI

    … Attorney Jeremy Howe is available as a source for those in need to mediate elder law problems but is unsure about possible alternatives which might be developed to solve elder law RI concerns or family problems involving a senior. Jeremy continues to be practicing elder law for over 50 years and mediates elder law cases. He is willing to go…

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  • New Trends for Today’s Retirees

    … There’s a new trend among today’s retirees. In today’s retirement structure the outlook of those retiring takes on an entirely new perspective. According to a recent poll by Gallup the average age for retirement in the United States is 62 years old. This age of retiree seems fairly young in comparison with the expected traditional retirement age…

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  • Disclaimers: When Should You “Give Away” Money?

    …. First, why would anyone voluntarily choose to forego inherited property? It might be the case that the inheriting party simply doesn’t want or need it. Or perhaps the inheriting party doesn’t feel it was the actual intent of the testator. Take for example a surviving wife who has been left all of her deceased husband’s assets via husband’s…

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  • Rhode Island Elder Law Services You Can Trust

    … Rhode Island Elder Law encompasses many facets of elder law and estate planning. With the improvements of health and medical advancements, seniors are living longer, more active lifestyles than before. This brings new opportunities and perspectives to the conversation of elder law. The traditional vantage point of addressing elder law issues…

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  • A Wise Lesson For Elder Law Clients & Their Families…

    … We’d like to bring to your attention two recent articles from Elder Law Answers highlighting issues in elder law and estate planning that should be on everyone’s radar. The first article concerns President Obama’s recent State of the Union speech, in which he outlined his desire to make the tax-code more “progressive”. Part of his proposal…

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