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Guardianship Rule Changes
The Supreme Court has implemented changes to the existing Guardianship Rules, intended to make sure that the appointed Guardians are appropriate candidates.
Evictions During the Pandemic
If you are a landlord in New Jersey, you should know that non-paying residential tenants cannot be evicted during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Loans Secured by Private Mortgages
Elderly clients sometimes inquire about the effect a loan has on Medicaid. While trying to stay in their home, obtaining a mortgage may be a challenge.
Estate Planning Consideration for Children from a 1st Marriage
Children of a first marriage can be at significant risk for disinheritance when a parent remarries. Additional estate planning techniques can be implemented.
The Benefit of Five-Year Trusts
For older people facing medical challenges, the preservation of assets becomes a higher priority. Five-year trusts can help alleviate these problems.
Commitments and Guardianships
Know the differences between Voluntary Commitments, Involuntary Commitments and Guardianships of a mentally ill person's treatment and the legal implications.
Watching Caregivers Via Cameras
The state of New Jersey has been combatting elder abuse by lending cameras to families who hire private caregivers and are concerned about potential abuse.
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.
The Differences Between an Eviction and an Ejectment
Landlords in New Jersey know that tenants can be evicted for a variety of reasons. But removing a non‑tenant from your property requires an ejectment action.
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.