Columbia County Legal Blog

What’s Wrong with Mom?

By Marissa B. Marshall, Esq., CELA on January 16, 2019

This short fiction explores a common situation many Central Pennsylvania families face. If you’re in need of elder care assistance, please don’t hesitate to contact the Certified Elder Law Attorneys at Kreisher Marshall & …Read more

Posted in: Estate Planning

Do You Have a Digital Estate Plan?

By Marianne E. Kreisher Esq., CELA on December 26, 2018

adult-business-computer-374720The following short fiction explores a situation that more Pennsylvania families will be facing as the online world expands. If you have questions, please speak to our certified elder law attorneys.
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Posted in: Estate Planning

Kreisher & Gregorowicz Is Now Kreisher Marshall & Associates, LLC

By Marianne E. Kreisher Esq., CELA on December 14, 2018

New Name New focusYesterday, Kreisher Marshall & Associates, LLC, announced the promotion of Marissa Marshall to member as well as a change in the firm’s strategic direction to focus primarily on elder law, estate planning and administration, and …Read more

Posted in: Elder Law

A Tax Break From Big Bird

By Marianne E. Kreisher Esq., CELA on November 16, 2018

photo-1515606378517-3451a4fa2e12 (1)Today’s legal advice is brought to you by the letter “R,” as in REDUCE your income tax by setting up a charitable trust. What is a charitable trust, you may ask, and what …Read more

Posted in: Estate Planning

When Is It Time to Take Away the Keys?

By Marianne E. Kreisher Esq., CELA on November 5, 2018

photo-1533558701576-23c65e0272fbNo one enjoys being stripped of their freedom, and no one succumbs to the loss of freedom willingly. It’s something inherent in human beings, the desire to be free. Unfortunately, as we age, there may come a time …Read more

Posted in: Elder Law

Group Life Insurance Through Work? What You Need To Know, Part 2

By Marianne E. Kreisher Esq., CELA on October 25, 2018

photo-1531816494000-90d3ae302088Last week, we met Charles, a fictional insurance company employee who has a group life policy that, unfortunately, won’t be giving his family the coverage they need. Here’s why.
While getting life insurance through …Read more

Posted in: Estate Planning

Group Life Insurance Through Work? What You Need To Know, Part 1

By Marianne E. Kreisher Esq., CELA on October 18, 2018

photo-1527664557558-a2b352fcf203The following fictional story explores a common insurance situation that many families may face upon the death of a loved one.
Charles is 65 years old. Though he doesn’t know it, he will be …Read more

Posted in: Estate Planning

Signature Here, Paw Print Here

By Marianne E. Kreisher Esq., CELA on September 20, 2018

animal-cat-feline-38867In the autumn years of one’s life, a pet can become more than just a pet. She is a constant comfort, a loyal companion, and a mighty warrior. Your little dog or cat can …Read more

Posted in: Estate Planning

The Last Thing on Your Mind

By Marianne E. Kreisher Esq., CELA on August 23, 2018

contract_2977241Anyone who has gone through the process of a divorce knows how overwhelming the experience can be. There are tons of things to consider and everything seems to be a priority. What do we do with …Read more

Posted in: Estate Planning

The Different Types of Senior Living

By Marianne E. Kreisher Esq., CELA on June 25, 2018

apartment-comfort-contemporary-260046One of the most difficult decisions that family members have to make is when to move an elderly relative into a nursing home. Making it even more complicated, there are different places where your …Read more

Posted in: Seniors