Wilmington Delaware Legal Blog

How may estate planning prevent elder abuse and exploitation?

An unexpected injury or medical condition could leave you unable to manage your affairs. Preparing for this possibility may help you avoid incompetent caregivers from attending to your needs, financial managers from taking advantage of your condition, or family conflict over making certain your wishes and best interests are being met. According to the AARP, […]

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3 reasons to file for an adult guardianship

When your elderly parents can no longer make decisions for themselves, what should you do? Depending on the circumstances, there are a couple different options. While many elder adults include a power of attorney in their estate planning, there can be some limits to this approach. As a result, sometimes an adult guardianship is necessary. […]

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Does Medicaid planning make a difference?

As you near retirement, you must start planning for any health issues you may face down the road. Since long-term care costs are significant, you will want to avoid paying large sums out of pocket. Yet, because of your income and assets, you might fear that you will not qualify for Institutional Medicaid – which […]

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