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Choosing the Right Attorney

It is important that you select your attorney with caution, due to the serious nature of litigation and your various legal needs.

A Trustee's Responsibilities under a Special Needs Trust

The terms of a Special Needs Trust set forth the trustee's responsibilities to the beneficiary. Being appointed and serving as a trustee is very serious.

Preventing Identity Theft

Preventing identity theft is a matter of being pro-active and always vigilant! Here are common sense approaches which will protect you under most conditions.

Self-Settled Trusts Now Available for Individuals with Disabilities

Special needs individuals are now able to create their own self-settled special needs trust. President Obama signed a new act that allows them to do so.

Guardianship Monitoring

The intent of the volunteer Guardianship Monitoring Program in New Jersey is to provide oversight on the guardianships entered by the court annually.

What Does Adult Protective Services Do

The Adult Protective Services Unit is primarily set up to deal with physical or mental abuse, neglect or exploitation of a vulnerable county adult resident.

New Jersey's Qualified Income Trust

New Jersey created Qualified Income Trusts since many Medicaid applicants had too much money to qualify, but not enough to pay for nursing home costs.

Estate Planning for Young Adults

Young people need estate plans too! Many believe that because they have not acquired assets, property or retirement benefits, that it is not necessary.

Living Wills, POLST Forms, DNR, DNI and DNH Orders

The use of Advanced Directive and Health Care Proxy, Physician Order Life Sustaining Treatment, Do Not Resuscitate, Do Not Intubate and Do Not Hospitalize.

Commitments and Guardianships

Know the differences between Voluntary Commitments, Involuntary Commitments and Guardianships of a mentally ill person's treatment and the legal implications.

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