The legal lingo around special needs trusts can be confusing. Fortunately, special needs trusts can be placed into three main categories. The problem is each category may be referred to in multiple ways. As a threshold matter, a “special needs trust,” also known as a “supplemental needs trust,” or a “SNT” (pronounced “snit”) is a…. Read More
Most people who consider estate planning focus on the contents of their wills. While this is an important consideration, many fail to consider that a will only functions with respect to assets that become part of the probate estate. In many cases, assets will pass outside of the probate process. Among other things, this can…. Read More
A common question after completing an estate plan is how often it should be reviewed to determine if it still meets your needs. Just as you need to change the oil in your car every 5,000 miles for it to keep working, or you need to see a doctor for an annual physical to keep…. Read More
Join Attorney Campbell and his colleagues with the National Association of Senior Advocates on Saturday, May 4th at 12 p.m. for a comprehensive presentation on how seniors can avoid some of the most common scams targeting older adults. Lunch will be provided. For additional information and to RSVP, click here.
Many people are aware of the high cost of nursing home care. Unfortunately, nursing home costs in Massachusetts rank as some of the highest in the nation and can exceed $12,000 a month. Some insure against these potential costs by purchasing long-term care insurance (LTCI). However, LTCI polices are not without their drawbacks. LTCI premiums…. Read More
If you have an elderly parent or other loved one that is in need of care, you might be wondering where to start researching your options. Though the senior citizen population grows every year, the amount of senior housing options has not kept up with that growth and therefore limits the choices that your loved…. Read More