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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Caregiving Requires Strength, Health, and Realism

Posted on October 24, 2015 by Hawkins Elder Law.

[See our Disclaimers page about relying on this website’s contents.] Economic and sociological factors have transformed the way we care for elderly family members over the past sixty years. We celebrate economic and social progress, but many caregivers pay heavy costs for that progress. Most of us have living parents or grandparents that have survived […]

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Do Old Drivers Fade Away?

Posted on September 5, 2015 by Hawkins Elder Law.

The ability to drive a car is one of the privileges that most defines quality of life and independent living for the elderly. Unfortunately, the deteriorating effects of aging causes some elderly drivers to become impaired drivers as the following headlines suggest: “Elderly driver crashes into Ziegler’s Ace Hardware in Huntley” (May 4, 2015, Copyright […]

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