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Unfortunately, we all hear stories about the elderly becoming targets of financial, physical or emotional abuse or neglect. This a growing problem.
Guardianships typically involve who will control the personal care and finances of a person who is unable to manage their own affairs. Mediation is key.
To qualify, an applicant must meet certain criteria established by Medicaid for income and assets as set forth under New Jersey's administrative regulations.
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.
Probate contests are unique in a number of ways. The focus of the mediation session is to leave with a full settlement agreement signed by all parties.
You have no obligation to leave anyone anything, but your heirs tend to see things differently. Follow these recommendations to avoid a will contest.
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.
Any person who has paid into Social Security for at least 10 years qualifies for its benefits. But, what are the options to claim and receive them?
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.
The stages of dementia are fluid. A person may exhibit all or some symptoms. It does not necessarily mean that he/she is incapacitated and needs a guardian.