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Saturday, July 20, 2019

Steps to take to plan for long-term care needs

By Cathleen Summers Statistics can be sobering, particularly when we are talking about long term care. According to a January, 2005 AARP article entitled A...

New state homestead law gives expanded protection

By Linda T. Cammuso Until now, Massachusetts homeowners had to choose between homestead protection — which safeguards the equity in one’s home from attachment by...

Estate planning: The right attorney uses a personal approach

By Linda T. Cammuso If you had a heart condition you would not see a general practitioner or go online to figure out your own...

Understanding a Medicare glitch can save money

By Linda T. Cammuso When you are admitted to a hospital, you might naturally think that you are an inpatient. But, the hospital may have...

Do you need an elder law attorney?

Linda T. Cammuso With people living longer and the healthcare and financial worlds growing more complicated, it is likely that you or a loved one...

Avoiding mismanagement of inheritances by your grandchildren

By Linda T. Cammuso With the economic challenges families face today, grandparents are increasingly looking to leave an inheritance for their grandchildren — whether to...

Second marriages pose challenges in estate, benefits planning

Second marriages are as common in the 50 plus population as they are with younger married couples. Couples who have remarried are often unaware of the legal and financial implications of their marriage.

Plan for your future long-term care needs, now

You may be taking care of elderly parents now or looking at that possibility in the near future. According to a report from USA Today/ABC News/Gallup Poll, 41 percent of baby boomers are helping take care of elderly parents by providing personal help, financial assistance or both.

Demystifying probate part III: rumors and reality

By Linda T. Cammuso Last month, I discussed the use of living trusts as an effective technique for probate avoidance and contrasted trusts with some...

Helping families survive after a death or disability

By Linda T. Cammuso Death and taxes are certainties in life, we’ve all heard that. What you may not know is that the likelihood of...