Elder Care. Legal news and articles for February 13 - 15, 2012

Star pitcher Elder ruled ineligible at Burlington CentralValentine's Day: It Should No Longer Be About the Wrong Side of the TracksElder index: State expensive for people older than 65Elder index: NC expensive for people over 65Elder index: NC expensive for people over 65Library, bar association offer legal seriesLETTER: Councilor Takes Issue with Open Meeting LawThe Ebsworth lecture: looking the other wayElder law expert will tell about estate planningTheFormTool, the New Document Assembly and Forms Automation Software, is Now ...Samsung boss sued by brother for inheritanceCall Kurtis Investigates: Opportunists Taking Aim at Elderly VeteransWill Donald Trump's Son-In-Law Buy the Dodgers? a Fan's OpinionTULLY & WINKELMAN, PC RELEASES 2012 EDITION OF “HOW TO CARE FOR AGING PARENTS”LPL to pay $1.37 million in alleged elder abuse case

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Legislators table neglect bill
Minneapolis Star TribuneFebruary 3, 2012

The Senate Judiciary and Public Safety Committee on Thursday heard more testimony on the care of the elderly. A compromise that has proved elusive for more than two years will be sought next week. A bill to create felony penalties for severe neglect of ...more »

Better With Age: Plan to abolish spousal refusal puts home care at risk
Times Herald-RecordFebruary 5, 2012

It has always been the law in New York that the spouse who is not in need of Medicaid could simply state he or she was not willing to make his or her assets available for the medical care of the ill spouse, instead of having to become impoverished.more »

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Star pitcher Elder ruled ineligible at Burlington Central
Elgin Courier NewsFebruary 15, 2012

Earlier this month IHSA executive director Marty Hickman ruled Elder ineligible and cited non-compliance with IHSA by-laws 3.041 and 3.072. Elder, his parents and administrators from Burlington Central appealed the decision before the IHSA board of ...more »

Valentine's Day: It Should No Longer Be About the Wrong Side of the Tracks
Huffington PostFebruary 14, 2012

What if your widowed aunt falls in love with her home health care aide at the senior center? What if your daughter falls in love with a boy she meets on her college campus -- while she's sunbathing and doing homework, he's throwing a Frisbee -- and ...more »

Elder index: State expensive for people older than 65
Rocky Mount TelegramFebruary 14, 2012

One woman told him at a news conference Tuesday that she sold her home and moved in with her son and daughter-in-law. After paying a few basics, such as health care, she has about $220 a month for other expenses. “And there are so many others,” he said ...more »

Elder index: NC expensive for people over 65
Greensboro News & RecordFebruary 14, 2012

The index covers a basic budget: housing, food, health care, transportation and miscellaneous, which includes personal items. Orange County has the highest index for a senior with a mortgage, while Surry County has the lowest.more »

Elder index: NC expensive for people over 65
BlueRidgeNow.comFebruary 14, 2012

One woman told him at a news conference Tuesday that she sold her home and moved in with her son and daughter-in-law. After paying a few basics, such as health care, she has about $220 a month for other expenses. "And there are so many others," he said ...more »

Library, bar association offer legal series
Gainesville SunFebruary 14, 2012

McCarty plans to cover short-sale options, obtaining mortgage modifications and techniques to manage foreclosure proceedings. The topic for March 26 is Elder Law Issues, and the topic for April 30 is Landlord Tenant/Public Housing Legal Issues.more »

LETTER: Councilor Takes Issue with Open Meeting Law
Patch.comFebruary 14, 2012

Third Ward councilor Matt Elder says the current law will negatively impact the city of Marlborough. A huge issue facing the city, a nearly $900000 funding request for trash containers that will change the way everyone in the city disposes of their ...more »

The Ebsworth lecture: looking the other way
The GuardianFebruary 14, 2012

Ahh, 134 years later, you may say, attitudes had changed, in November 1985… a solicitor with a small private practice, but also a senior legal assistant for Times newspapers, sought to make a statement in open court to announce the settlement of a ...more »

Elder law expert will tell about estate planning
Ridgefield PressFebruary 14, 2012

17, at 10:30 am Elder law attorney Ann Fowler-Cruz will discuss title and beneficiary designations, trusts, long-term care planning, annuities, caregiver agreements and the Veteran's Aid and Attendance benefit. Ms. Fowler-Cruz is a member of the trusts ...more »

TheFormTool, the New Document Assembly and Forms Automation Software, is Now ...
PR Newswire (press release)February 14, 2012

"I firmly believe that clients consider the most complex documents easy to produce 'forms' with little or no perceived value," says Charlie Robinson, Florida Board Certified Elder Law Attorney, Clearwater, FL (www.charlie-robinson.com).more »

Samsung boss sued by brother for inheritance
AFPFebruary 14, 2012

SEOUL — The chairman of South Korea's Samsung Electronics has been sued by his elder brother over a multi-million dollar inheritance, a law firm said Tuesday. Lee Maeng-Hee, 80, has sued Lee Kun-Hee, 70, for the return of a huge number of shares ...more »

Call Kurtis Investigates: Opportunists Taking Aim at Elderly Veterans
CBS LocalFebruary 14, 2012

That type of care is expensive. On a fixed income, his son Rick and daughter-in-law Melissa says it's more than he's bringing in. “Our hearts breaking because what do we do when his money runs out,” Melissa said. Richard served during the Korean War.more »

Will Donald Trump's Son-In-Law Buy the Dodgers? a Fan's Opinion
Yahoo! SportsFebruary 14, 2012

Fortunately, the elder Kushner will not be involved in the purchase. Like other bidders, Kushner is not a lone wolf, he is working with investment banker Aryeh Bourkoff. Bourkoff has experience making deals with some of the same media companies that ...more »

TULLY & WINKELMAN, PC RELEASES 2012 EDITION OF “HOW TO CARE FOR AGING PARENTS”
openPR (press release)February 14, 2012

(openPR) - Melville, NY — The Elder Law Office of Tully & Winkelman, PC has announced the release of “How to Plan for Aging Parents 2012.” The guidebook contains the latest figures from Medicaid and explains what adult children of elderly parents need ...more »

LPL to pay $1.37 million in alleged elder abuse case
Thomson Reuters News & InsightFebruary 13, 2012

Their dispute focused on investments in fractional interests in commercial real estate the couple made through Direct Invest, LLC, a Boston-based real estate investment and asset management company, according to the ruling by a Financial Industry ...more »

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