COVID-19 ESTATE PLANNING CHALLENGES

Posted on April 27, 2020 by Hawkins Elder Law.

This article describes the problems and solutions that healthcare providers, government officials, and lawyers are pursuing to overcome Coronavirus challenges.

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FAMILY LAW SOLUTIONS FOR ELDER LAW PROBLEMS

Posted on November 25, 2019 by Hawkins Elder Law.

This article describes special problems challenging some older married folks, and explains how elder law attorneys are using family law tactics to help solve those problems.

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Estate Plans Must Clarify “Right Things”

Posted on October 2, 2018 by Hawkins Elder Law.

When an estate plan depends on someone to “do the right thing,” someone will inevitably dispute

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Joint Bank Accounts & Other Property Transfers To Survivors – Part 1

Posted on April 13, 2015 by Hawkins Elder Law.

[See our Disclaimers page about relying on this website’s contents.] This article is the first part of a two-part series of about joint bank accounts and other kinds of ownership of bank accounts and investments (Click here to read Part 2). We have seen many avoidable cases of error, fraud, and abuse over the years. […]

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Sign Here – But Beware

Posted on February 21, 2015 by Hawkins Elder Law.

[See our Disclaimers page about relying on this website’s contents.] We Americans are very agreeable people. We make agreements with hospitals and doctors to deliver our children and with funeral directors to bury our parents. Some simple agreements only require common knowledge. In other cases, however, seemingly simple agreements may have important, permanent consequences. It […]

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