Although there is more than one co-owner of a property under Joint Tenancy and Tenancy in Common, there are significant differences in the rights and duties assigned to the owners: Joint ownership provides equal, unlimited and free access to all … [Read more...] about Difference between Joint Tenants and Tenants in Common
Guardianship is a legal process where a court appoints a guardian and provides that individual with the legal power to make decisions for and handle the financial affairs of a person who is incapacitated or is a minor. The person appointed by the … [Read more...] about Understanding Guardianship or Conservatorship
If you have Medicare, you have rights. You have the right to receive medical care, services, procedures and items that are medically necessary. Should Medicare deny coverage for anything that you or a physician feels is medically necessary, there … [Read more...] about When They Say No – Appealing Medicare Decisions
A Trust Amendment revises the conditions and terms of a Trust. Trust Amendments are only made if certain provisions of a Trust agreement must be changed or modified. All remaining provisions of the agreement remain unchanged in this case. Minor … [Read more...] about Trust Amendment Vs Trust Restatement
For many families, choosing a nursing home or long term care facility can be a daunting task. And if the loved one to be placed in the home is ill and cannot participate in the choice, a social worker from a hospital may be making the recommendation … [Read more...] about What To Look For In A Nursing Home
Making out your Will is only the first step to having a solid estate plan. In addition to keeping it updating, you also want to make sure you store your Will is a place that is both accessible to your family and well-protected. Here’s a few ideas to … [Read more...] about Where Should I Store My Will?