SERVICE ANIMALS AND ASSISTANCE ANIMALS – PART 1

Posted on November 24, 2019 by Hawkins Elder Law.

Service animals and assistance animals are advancing far beyond family pet status. High-performance creatures are helping military veterans and other people adapt to and overcome many disabilities.

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Anatomical Gift and Supported Decision Making Laws

Posted on July 16, 2019 by Hawkins Elder Law.

Governor Holcomb invited Hawkins Elder Law attorney Jeff R Hawkins and other stakeholder representatives to witness the Governor’s July 8 ceremonial signing of Senate Enrolled Act 112 (SEA 112) and Senate Enrolled Act 380 (SEA 380) at the Governor’s Residence. During the ceremony, the Governor recognized key legislators and advocates that had supported the pair […]

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Senate Proposal to Repeal “Obama Care” – Good for Some, but Terrible for Nursing Home Residents

Posted on June 28, 2017 by Hawkins Elder Law.

[See our Disclaimers page about relying on this website’s contents.] This week, the United States Senate is considering a 145-page Republican proposal called the “Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017” that includes provisions to repeal “Obama Care.” The Senate Republican Policy Committee has published a section-by-section summary of the proposal. The proposal is full of […]

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Power of Attorney – An Estate Plan’s Most Powerful Tool

Posted on October 24, 2015 by Hawkins Elder Law.

[See our Disclaimers page about relying on this website’s contents.] New clients often ask us to prepare wills and we prepare wills for most of our estate planning clients. We tell clients that wills are important to deal with the business of dying, but death is not usually the biggest issue. A debilitating stroke or […]

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In Financial & Healthcare Decisions, “Trust, But Verify”

Posted on September 26, 2015 by Hawkins Elder Law.

[See our Disclaimers page about relying on this website’s contents.] Many people today struggle with how to invest money and what to do when a family member faces a health crisis. When you lack expertise for urgent financial and healthcare decisions, take decision-making advice from former US President Ronald Reagan: “trust, but verify.” Mr. Reagan […]

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