Tips on Creating an Estate Plan that Benefits a Child with Special Needs in Pennsylvania or New Jersey

Parents want their children to be taken care of after they die. Children with disabilities have increased financial and care needs, so ensuring their long-term welfare can be tricky. Proper planning by parents is necessary to benefit the child with a disability, including an adult child, as well as assist any siblings who may be left with the caretaking responsibility. That’s why so many people throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey engage…

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Fear of Losing Home to Medicaid Contributed to Elder Abuse Case

While this happened in California, it could easily happen anywhere – even here in Southeastern Pennsylvania and New Jersey. It’s the tale of a woman and her daughter who, fearing they’d lose their home to Medicaid, severely abused the woman’s mother, who shared the home with them, and thus caused her death. If the pair had consulted with an elder law attorney, they might have figured out a way to get…

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