Legal Resources

Legal Resources

Legal resources for older adults The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) is a professional association of lawyers who are committed to improving the quality of legal services provided to individuals as they get...
Does My Will Cover My Long-Term Care Needs?

Does My Will Cover My Long-Term Care Needs?

A Last Will and Testament is direction to a judge administering your probate estate about your wishes to pass the property in your estate after you pass away.  It is the estate planning tool with which most people are most familiar, and many people believe that is the...
How Do You Choose a Capable Trustee?

How Do You Choose a Capable Trustee?

If you have decided to create a trust, you must choose someone to serve as the trustee to ensure the trust is administered according to your wishes. The trustee1 is the manager of the trust assets.  The rules the trustee must follow are contained in the trust document...