Columbia County Legal Blog
As we get older, it is only natural to want to protect our property and other assets; to ensure that they go to loved ones and family rather than being subject to government seizure.
There are different ways …Read more
Eminent domain is one of the government’s most useful (yet intrusive) powers. Our local, state, and federal governments have the inherent authority to condemn private property and convert it for public use, such as roads or government buildings. They also have the authority in certain situations to …Read more
Certified elder law attorneys (CELAs) have frequently been referred to as the “gold standard” for elder law and special needs planning. A CELA is certified by the National Elder Law Foundation (NELF), a non-profit organization …Read more
As parents age, it’s natural for children and grandchildren to be concerned about their physical and mental well-being. Often, we entrust our older loved ones to professional caregivers—but caregivers do …Read more
A living trust will NOT protect your assets from the cost of long-term care. In fact, it can hinder your ability to obtain medical assistance benefits to help pay for the care you need. Moreover, you may end up paying more in attorney’s fees to …Read more