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Police officers keep a close watch on people demonstrating in support of and against the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act outside the U.S. Supreme Court Building on March 26, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Legal Q&A: Revocable Trusts And Payable On Death Accounts

The premise behind the payable on death account is that when the account holder dies the account will legally belong to the beneficiary.


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Legal Q&A: Trust or Will?

Everyone should have a will, but not everyone needs a trust.


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Legal Q&A: Nursing Home Rehabilitative Care

The current facility is moving him out this week because he isn’t making any improvements and his medical insurance will be cut off.



Legal Q&A: Elder Care Planning

My husband and I are in our mid-60s, are in good health, own our home and have some retirement savings.


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Legal Q&A: Long Term Care Payment Options

What are the financial options that are available to us for paying for long-term care for our elderly parents?



Legal Q&A: Competency To Execute Legal Documents

Question: “My father is 95 years old and has Dementia/Alzheimer’s. He cannot read or write, but recently granted Power of Attorney for his finances to my older brother. This was done in secrecy and did […]



Legal Q&A: Family Controversy; Family Mediation

My sibling has taken over my mother’s house and her bank funds and has placed my mother in a nursing home where she is kept overmedicated.



Legal Q&A: Transferring Benefits Between States

When you move from one state to another, you will probably have to reapply for benefits.