It's never easy to be the executor of an estate. Many important things rest on your shoulders. While you might be alright with being in charge of another person's financial matters, it's still a difficulty that you may not enjoy. Fortunately, there are some ways to...
Month: January 2018
Should you work with an elder law attorney?
On Behalf of Salem Shor & Saperstein, LLP | Jan 25, 2018 | Elder Law
An elder law attorney may be familiar with many kinds of law, but he or she generally practices and is experienced in elder law. He or she handles legal matters involving estates, planning for guardianship, long-term health care planning, Medicare and Medicaid, wills,...
Choosing an executor is necessary when estate planning
On Behalf of Salem Shor & Saperstein, LLP | Jan 17, 2018 | Probate/estate Administration
If you have started planning your estate, then you may realize that you need someone to become an executor for your estate. An executor has an important job to do. He or she is in charge of making sure your last will and testament is carried out as you wished. The...
Visiting an attorney? Know what to expect
On Behalf of Salem Shor & Saperstein, LLP | Jan 11, 2018 | Elder Law
As you age, you may realize that there are many legal documents you need to complete. You need to create a will, an estate plan and may want to design a trust. You want to protect your assets and avoid losing them because of needing nursing care. Yes, there are many...
Can a conservatorship help my incapacitated elderly parent?
On Behalf of Salem Shor & Saperstein, LLP | Jan 10, 2018 | Blog
If you have an elderly, incapacitated parent who is unable to make independent decisions, or you have a parent who is at a high risk of becoming incapacitated, you are likely under a great deal of stress. There are many decisions that must take place as you face the...
Only those with legal standing can contest a will or trust
On Behalf of Salem Shor & Saperstein, LLP | Jan 4, 2018 | Will Contests
When you write a will or create a trust, you need to understand that people still have a right to contest your documents. Fortunately, only those who have legal standing may do so. That includes people such as disadvantaged or disinherited heirs or beneficiaries....
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