Estate planning and the Dysfunctional Family

Over my career as an estate planning and elder law attorney, I swear I have seen just about everything.  I cannot remember a fact pattern that surprised me or took me

Potential Decrease in Federal Gift and Estate Tax Exemption, Did it Pass and Does it Impact You?

A hot topic among our clients is the proposed amendment to the Federal Lifetime Gift & Estate Tax Exclusion and how it may affect their current estate plan.  At this

Why You Should look at LTC Insurance

The bottom line is that LTC (long term care) insurance has come a long way.  There are new types of LTC insurance and even a PA Partnership Care Plan.  We

Considerations For Trust Type

Trusts are a major tool in estate planning.  Trusts can be used for disability planning, probate avoidance, asset protection, and/or tax planning.  Given the high thresholds for federal estate tax

Comparing Life Care Planning to Traditional Elder Law

This year, we are getting the word out there about the Life Care Planning we offer that involves a licensed social worker to act as the Client Care Advocate. A

How to Help Your Loved One Avoid Isolation

Isolation is something that many seniors experience on a regular basis. However, with the COVID pandemic, that isolated feeling is more common than ever. Today, we want to encourage the

Keep Our Loved Ones at Home

I have never had a client tell me that they want to go to a nursing home. Almost daily in my practice I hear that my clients want to remain

The Bellomo Name

Growing up Italian is something I am very proud of. I love my family with all of my heart. The last name Bellomo means the world to me. I can

My LTC Insurance is getting very expensive; What should I do?

If I had a quarter for every time, I was asked this question I would have a lot of quarters for sure.  Many LTC (long term care) companies made significant

Finding and Sharing Joy

We hope you enjoy this special blog by Meg Motter, Client Care Advocate for Bellomo and Associates: Jump for joy! Joy to the world! Enjoy. The word “joy” surrounds us,