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- Protecting the Elderly in Texas
A state's elderly residents are among their most vulnerable residents. Recent Texas legislative issues/news announces a new state law scheduled to take effect in September. No longer will nursing homes with multiple citations for repeated violations get a break from hefty fines imposed by regulators.
- Helping Your Widowed Parent Organize Their Assets
The loss of a loved one can be devastating, especially when it is a parent. In order to help your elderly parent cope with the passing of his or her spouse, it is essential to help them have their legal and financial obligations in order.
- Nursing Home Abuse in New Jersey
A tragic fact is that sometimes there are people who are working in nursing homes, taking care of the elderly, that abuse or neglect the patients in their care.
- New Jersey Estate Tax Law
As well as paying inheritance tax if you are the named recipient in a will people of New Jersey are also subject to additional Estate Tax if the value of the property is deemed taxable as well as adjusted gifts being taxable.
- Custody: Crossing State Lines with Children
It is no secret to any practicing family law attorney that Family Court can get very ugly. It often evolves into a competition where each party frequently crosses the proverbial line in an effort to make the other party look bad.
- Same-Sex Relationship Abuse in New Jersey
Same-sex relationships face the same issues that every other relationship may have to deal with, including abuse.
- Introduction to Elder Abuse and Negligence in Florida
In Florida, elder abuse and neglect is quite common, so it’s important to recognize the common signs.
- Elder Abuse Laws in New Jersey
In New Jersey, the goal is to protect those people who are most vulnerable.
- 85th Texas Legislature Considers Measures to Protect Elders from Financial Exploitation
The Texas Banker's Association recently prepared their legislative agenda for the new session, and at the top of the list was work on legislative authorities for banks to protect elders from financial exploitation.
- Alternatives to Filing a Guardianship in Texas
If you are the caregiver for a person who is a minor, or who has an illness or other condition that causes them to be unable to manage their own affairs, then you may have thought about filing a guardianship in a court. You should be aware that there may be alternatives.