Author: William G. Nolan

Having a Plan in Place

Simple estate-planning is less expensive than not having plans in place, and yet people don’t seem to understand that fact.

Series on Medicaid

The Alabama Elder Care Law Firm, LLC has been leading a series of workshop/webinar/zoom presentations on the subject of Medicaid. The series so far includes 3 sessions: When is the Right Time to Apply for Medicaid? More About the Application Process How to Protect the Family Home from having to be Sold The audience includes…
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Elder Law Trussville, AL: Aging at Home

Five Questions to Ask a Lawyer About Aging at Home

Your mom wants to age at home, and it seems like a reasonable choice at this point. What steps should she be taking to protect herself if something happens in the future?

Elder Law Centerpoint, AL: Long-Distance Caregivers

Long-Distance Caregivers Need to Arrange a Consultation With an Elder Law Attorney

You’re a long-distance caregiver. You don’t live close enough to your mom and dad to stop by their home. You help them in other ways.


Let’s say you are married and your husband’s health has declined to the point where he needs skilled care in a skilled care facility, a/k/a, a nursing home.

Elder Law Birmingham, AL: Advance Directives

Questions Families Should Ask About Advance Directives

Not everyone has to be in critical condition to need someone else to make important medical decisions for them.

Elder Law Hoover, AL: Long-Term Care

Can an Elder Law Attorney Help Your Parents Plan for Long-Term Care?

Whether it’s dementia or severe arthritis leading to the need for long-term care, you have to consider how it’s being paid for.

The Challenges Facing the 50 year-old Son or Daughter

Many people, around age 50, are suddenly thrust into the role of caring for their parents. Many have never thought about the issues facing seniors but now they must find the time to find the answers.

Elder Law Homewood, AL: Understanding Legal Information

Living Wills, Advance Directives, and Medical POAs: Aren’t They The Same Thing?

e heard of advance directives and living wills. You’ve also heard your doctor mention a medical power of attorney. Are they the same thing?


No one likes to give up the privilege of driving. It is one of our first rites of passage into adulthood and it is an expression of our freedom to go wherever we choose.