Author: William G. Nolan

Elder Law Centerpoint, AL: Power of Attorney

A Power of Attorney Is a Must After an Alzheimer’s Diagnosis

World Alzheimer’s Month is a time to take a closer look at the disease, advocate awareness, and raise much-needed funds to find a cure. 

A Message for Parents of Minor Children

As a parent, there are many things to worry about for your children’s sake, most of which will never come true.

Safe Deposit Boxes- Good or Bad?

Clients ask us all the time, “Where should I keep my estate-planning documents?” Some clients have safe deposit boxes and their thinking is that this is the appropriate place to store their original documents.

Elder Law Pelham, AL: Elder Abuse

Five Steps to Take if You Suspect Your Mom is Being Physically Abused

No one wants to think about their parent being abused in an assisted living community, caregiver’s home, VA hospital, or nursing home.

The Toughest People to Help with Estate Planning

As estate-planners, we work with a wide range of people, from young couples to much older widows and widowers.

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.