How NOT to Avoid Probate20190404210622
How NOT to Avoid Probate
Hammond Law GroupApril 4, 2019Estate Planning, Probate, Senior Citizens0 comments
One of the goals people often have in estate planning is to avoid probate – the legal process that administers and settles an estate. Probate has the...
Talking with Family About Estate Planning20171116150714
Talking with Family About Estate Planning
Hammond Law GroupNovember 16, 2017Estate Planning, Incapacity Planning, Senior Citizens0 comments
Estate planning not only involves the distribution of your property when you die, but the management of property and incapacity planning for later yea...
Estate Planning Communication20161118100614
Estate Planning Communication
Hammond Law GroupNovember 18, 2016communication, Estate Planning, Senior Citizens, wills0 comments
Let’s face it, estate planning is not anyone’s favorite topic of conversation, but it’s certainly a necessary one. How do you get started in having a...
Does a Reverse Mortgage Impact Your Estate Plan?20110311080620
Does a Reverse Mortgage Impact Your Estate Plan?
Hammond Law GroupMarch 11, 2011Elder Law, Estate Planning, Financial Planning, Senior Citizens0 comments
For many seniors the equity in their home is their largest single asset, yet it is unavailable to them unless they use a home-equity loan. But a conve...
Do Your Retirement and Estate Plans Address These Four Risks?20110223134839
Do Your Retirement and Estate Plans Address These Four Risks?
Hammond Law GroupFebruary 23, 2011Estate Planning, Financial Planning, Retirement Planning, Senior Citizens0 comments
There are a new set of challenges for retirement and estate planning. People are living longer, costs are rising and more. It is now more important ...
Four Tips for Transitioning a Loved one to a Nursing Home20110218072842
Four Tips for Transitioning a Loved one to a Nursing Home
Hammond Law GroupFebruary 18, 2011Elder Law, Nursing Homes, Senior Citizens0 comments
If you have had to relocate a loved one to a nursing home, you know how difficult it is to find the right facility, determine how to pay the nursing ...
Incapacity Planning and Long Distance Care20110115083613
Incapacity Planning and Long Distance Care
Hammond Law GroupJanuary 15, 2011Durable Power of Attorney, Elder Law, Estate Planning, Incapacity Planning, parents, Senior Citizens0 comments
It is estimated that approximately 7 million Americans care for a senior relative long distance. Not only do they face the emotional burdens, but they...
Elder Law: Signs of Financial Elder Exploitation20101122080744
Elder Law: Signs of Financial Elder Exploitation
Hammond Law GroupNovember 22, 2010Elder Law, Senior Citizens0 comments
Elder abuse in any form can be difficult to detect. While signs of physical abuse may be visable via physical and emotional symptoms, there is anothe...
Nursing Home Law: Using Restraints on Nursing Home Patients20101108105029
Nursing Home Law: Using Restraints on Nursing Home Patients
Hammond Law GroupNovember 8, 2010Elder Law, Nursing Homes, Senior Citizens0 comments
Nursing home law is very specific when it comes to using restraints on residents, and we review the law and the rights of the resident....
Home Modifications: Easy Living for Seniors20101021062216
Home Modifications: Easy Living for Seniors
Hammond Law GroupOctober 21, 2010Estate Planning, Living Options, Senior Citizens0 comments
Home modifications are changes to a home’s living environment that help keep a senior citizen independent while promoting ease of use and safety in ro...