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Featured articles by Richard K. Abraham, Esquire on Estate Planning, Elder Law, Probate, Medical Assistance (Medicaid), Guardianship, Asset Preservation, Fiduciary Representation, and Aging.

March 14, 2020
Having the Talk: Share Your Estate Plan with Your Family

Having the Talk: Share Your Estate Plan With Your Family

Because “the talk” involves not one but two things we’re often uncomfortable discussing – money and death – many of us put it off or never have it at all, and that’s a mistake.  Making your expectations clear can help your heirs to avert a good deal of discord, or even litigation, after you’re gone.
September 5, 2019
Estate Planning & Divorce

Estate Planning & Divorce

Not taking appropriate actions after divorce can lead to problems ranging from having the wrong person making your medical care decisions to them receiving the payout of an insurance policy.
May 20, 2019
Navigating the Medicaid Minefield

Navigating the Medicaid Minefield

What you don't know about Medicaid can cost you and your loved ones. Here are some common traps that can be avoided with planning and help of a knowledgeable elder law attorney.
February 24, 2019
Choosing a Beneficiary

Choosing a Beneficiary

Planning for a future after you die is never fun, but it is one of the best ways we can protect and help the ones we love. Selecting the correct beneficiaries of your estate is a task nobody relishes, but it is nonetheless important.
July 9, 2015
Recognizing Elder Abuse: Real Threats to Seniors

Recognizing Elder Abuse: Real Threats to Seniors

Elder abuse is defined as “any knowing, intentional, or negligent act by a caregiver to an elder person that causes personal, financial, or physical harm or serious risk of harm.”
December 18, 2014
Duties of an Executor

A Single-Minded Approach: Estate Planning for the Unmarried

With no family to provide for, many singles may feel that having a plan isn’t a necessity. However, the truth is that estate planning for single individuals is just as important, and sometimes more complex, than planning for married couples.
October 15, 2012
Advance Health Care Directive

Do I Really Need an Advance Health Care Directive?

Without an AHCD document, decisions may be determined in court through a guardianship case if you are no longer able to do so, a scenario most people try to avoid.
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