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My loved One has Passed – Now What?

My Loved One has Passed – Now What? By Dutton Casey Mesoloras Your loved one just died – now what?  Unfortunately, many people will have to ask themselves this question at least once in their lives.  After you have time to grieve the loss, you will need to take several practical steps to ...

Choosing an Elder Law Attorney

Choosing an Elder Law Attorney By Dutton Casey Mesoloras The process of finding and choosing an elder law attorney begins by identifying that you actually need one. The question is: Why would you need the services of this specialized attorney? Click here to read more about choosing an Elder Law att ...

Residents’ Rights and the LGBT Community

Residents’ Rights and the LGBT Community By Dutton Casey Mesoloras This factsheet highlights federal residents' rights and nursing home requirements that may be of particular importance to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) residents and provides options for complaint resolution, in ...

Guardianships

Guardianships By Dutton Casey Mesoloras Guardianship, referred to in some states as conservatorship, is a legal proceeding, when an adult can no longer make or communicate safe or sound decisions about his or her person and/or assets. The individual may also become susceptible to fraud or undue inf ...

Special Needs Trusts

Special Needs Trusts By Dutton Casey Mesoloras A Special Needs Trust can be an important tool for a disabled individual who is, or may become eligible, for Supplemental Security Income or Medicaid but has excess assets preventing eligibility. Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is the Social Securit ...