Years ago, my best friend’s parents passed away in an airplane accident. I vividly remember going to their house with my mother to bring food
How Soon is Soon Enough to get a Life Care Plan?
A life care plan is a living, breathing, document that provides for you as you age. It is a tool that helps you plan for
My Loved One is in a Nursing Home, is it too Late?
“My loved one is in a nursing home, is it too late?” The simple answer is no, it is not too late! The only time
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
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
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
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,
Do You Need a Trust?
This question is by far the most asked question that we receive in our office. However, there is absolutely no standard or right answer for
With premiums increasing drastically, should I keep my long-term care insurance?
This is a question that I receive on a regular basis in my estate planning and elder law practice. By way of full disclosure, I
Stretching & Protecting Wealth
My estate planning and elder law practice have given me insights into these topics that I never thought possible. I encounter questions on a daily
Meet the Team: Deb Pingel
Deb Pingel a Wisconsin Native joined our team in 2020. Customer Service has been instill in Deb for her whole life. From babysitting, helping elderly
Meet the Team
Introducing Sharee Bishop Hello! I am Sharee Bishop and work remotely from Ebensburg as a Medicaid Coordinator. After I retired from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania