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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.

What is the Purpose of Estate Planning?

Estate planning involves putting your legal, financial and medical affairs in order. It may involve such important decisions as who will be taking care of you during your lifetime and what happens upon your death.

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.

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