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Mass. Supreme Court Reverses Ruling on Trust Home Usage

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The Daleys placed their home in an irrevocable trust and continued to live in it. However, when Mr. Daley moved to a nursing home, he was denied Medicaid benefits.

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Guardianship and Conservatorship

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Every adult is assumed to be capable of making his or her own decisions unless a court determines otherwise. In that case, a guardian or conservator may be necessary.

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Retirement of Phyllis Pearson

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I (Phyllis) am retiring on December 1, 2017, after 38 years of practicing law, and at a time when Pearson Bollman Law is thriving. We have two offices and two satellite offices, which allow us to represent clients all over Iowa.

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What to Do When a Loved One Dies, Part 2

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In my last blog post, I discussed what to do immediately upon a loved one dying. In this article, I am going to discuss what to do later, after the funeral.

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What to Do When a Loved One Dies, Part 1

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What if your loved one dies unexpectedly in your home, and no arrangements or even thoughts about arrangements have been made? What do you need to do?

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Scams Targeting the Elderly – What to Look For

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In the last month, two clients have received letters regarding sweepstake winnings – and each showed signs of a well-conceived ...

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