Author: William G. Nolan

Elder Law Mountain Brook, Al: Power of Attorney

Why Is a Power of Attorney So Important?

A power of attorney is a legal document that names an “agent” to make medical or financial decisions.

Elder Law Vestavia, AL: Long-Term Plans

When Is the Best Time to Discuss Long-Term Plans?

Your mom is getting older, and her health is changing. You’re starting to wonder if you put off considering her long-term care plans longer than you should have.

Five Things to Understand About Estate Planning

Estate planning is essential, it’s never too early for your dad to talk to an elder law attorney.

Divorce on the Beach Event

William G. Nolan and Jennifer S. Taylor will both be presenters at “Divorce on the Beach”, Alabama’s longest-running continuing education event for Alabama attorneys.

Protect Assets Before Your Dad Goes Into a Nursing Home

What would lead your dad to live in a nursing home? Lots of chronic health conditions can progress to a point where skilled nursing care in a nursing home is essential.

How Much Can Your Mom’s Doctor Tell You?

Have you ever thought about how much your mom’s doctor is allowed to tell you? The HIPAA Privacy Rule protects a patient’s medical and personal health information.

Announcing Our New Company Name

Nolan Elder Law, LLC has changed its name to “The Alabama Elder Care Law Firm, LLC”!

Questions You Need to Ask If Your Parents Are Running Out of Money

When money is running out, it’s important to ask your parents these questions. Have this conversation as early as you can, as Medicaid applications take time and can be stressful. 

Why It’s Important to Have a Lawyer Draft Your Mom’s POAs

A power of attorney (POA) is an important legal form that allows someone else to make medical or financial decisions.

Three Things Families May Not Realize About Dementia Care

Alzheimer’s is the most common type of dementia. It’s one that often catches families off-guard with just how difficult it can be to ensure quality care for their parents.