Tag: Elder Law in Mountain Brook AL

IS THERE A “RIGHT” TIME TO APPLY FOR MEDICAID?

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.

RELAX! WHAT COULD POSSIBLY GO WRONG?

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.

Go Commando during the Holidays!

People who are “situationally aware” don’t get ambushed nearly as often as those people who aren’t paying attention, at least so the theory goes.

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

One of a parent’s (or grandparent’s) greatest sources of pleasure is to make a gift to a child or grandchild.

Do You Need a Pet Trust?

Alabama law allows us all to set aside some money at our deaths to provide for our four-legged loved ones! These are called Pet Trusts. 

“Are You Coachable?”

“I didn’t invent any of this stuff, I learned it from somebody. So I’m always looking for the next guy I’m going to learn something from.” – Nick Saban ****** Regardless of your leanings, Coach Saban is an expert in the area of football. Even though he has forgotten more than most of us will ever…
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Financial Costs of Nursing Homes

Many families burn through hundreds of thousands of dollars in the last few years of life, paying for nursing-home care!

NOT AS NIMBLE AS YOU USED TO BE?

You are in good company! Not to worry though! Most of our clients are older individuals.

WHY YOU NEED TO AVOID PROBATE NOW MORE THAN EVER!

Probate, or the probate process, is a court-supervised disposition of a deceased person’s assets and liabilities.

What a Swell Graduation Present!

Many of you have children graduating from high school within a few months. Soon they will be turning 19 and will be considered, under the eyes of the law at least, to be ADULTS.