What to Do if You Suspect Elder Abuse


Most people who have a loved one who is a resident of a nursing home are concerned they may be subjected to abuse or neglect.  Unfortunately, we have all heard tragic stories about elderly patients in long-term care facilities being robbed, physically abused, or neglected.  If you have a family member in a nursing home, [ ] The post What to Do if You Suspect Elder Abuse appeared first on Northern California Center for Estate Planning and Elder Law.
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Elder Law Attorneys Warn of the Pitfalls of Joint Ownership


There may be a certain appeal to establishing joint ownership in property, primarily because it allows the other person to automatically inherit that property without the need for probate. For that reason, seniors often create bank accounts naming spouses or family members as joint owners, or add a relatives name to real estate. But there [ ] The post Elder Law Attorneys Warn of the Pitfalls of Joint Ownership appeared first on Northern California Center for Estate Planning and Elder Law.
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How Elder Law Attorneys Can Help With Your Nursing Home Planning


One of the major concerns most people have in nursing home planning is how to protect their assets from being completely exhausted by nursing home expenses. Although a trust can be a great strategy, not every type of trust provides the asset protection you need.  If you engage in proper nursing home planning, including the [ ] The post How Elder Law Attorneys Can Help With Your Nursing Home Planning appeared first on Northern California Center for Estate Planning and Elder Law.
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Elder Law Attorneys Handle Difficult Elder Law Issues


When a loved one suffers a mental impairment, it is only a matter of time before they need help taking care of their own personal and financial affairs. Some of the common signs of diminished capacity include disorientation and memory loss. If you begin to see these signs, it may be time to consider taking [ ] The post Elder Law Attorneys Handle Difficult Elder Law Issues appeared first on Northern California Center for Estate Planning and Elder Law.
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Investigating Undue Influence in Elder Abuse in California


It is important to remember, what every elder law attorney knows, that elder abuse is not limited to physical abuse or neglect.  Another common type of elder abuse is financial in nature. Unfortunately, the elderly are often more susceptible to abuse because of diminished capacity. One of the most frequent causes of financial elder abuse [ ] The post Investigating Undue Influence in Elder Abuse in California appeared first on Northern California Center for Estate Planning and Elder Law.
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According to Elder Law Attorney Sacramento Nursing Home Planning is a Must

Nursing home care can be very expensive. Many private health insurance policies don t cover these long-term care services. For California residents who need long-term care, Medi-Cal is the most common source of funding. In fact, Medi-Cal covers nursing home care expenses of nearly 65% of Californians residing in nursing homes. However, applying for and receiving [ ] The post According to Elder Law Attorney Sacramento Nursing Home Planning is a Must appeared first on Northern California Center for Estate Planning and Elder Law.
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Elder Law and Conservatorship


When a parent becomes mentally impaired, it is only a matter of time before they need help taking care of their own personal and financial affairs. Some of the common signs of diminished capacity are disorientation and memory loss. When you see these signs, it may be time to consider taking steps to provide necessary [ ] The post Elder Law and Conservatorship appeared first on Northern California Center for Estate Planning and Elder Law.
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