Tag: Elder Law in Mountain Brook AL

My Recent Time Away From the Office

My Recent Time Away From the Office

Do your loved ones a favor- go ahead and finalize your Will, Power of Attorney and all the healthcare documents now, while you have your mental and physical capacity. You can always change them as circumstances change but at least you have them in place if you are unfortunate and have a crisis occur. No one will fault you for having your plans in place but I can guarantee you that if you don’t, people will wonder why you waited too long.

How the Grinch (Medicaid) Stole Christmas (and Hanukkah and birthdays and weddings and everything else!)

Medicaid penalizes all gifts, whether large or small, and regardless of purpose.

Go Commando during the Holidays!

You will most likely be spending a great deal of time over the next couple of months with older relatives, some who you have not seen since this time last year.

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.

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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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.


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.