Why buy insurance? What kinds of insurance do you need? This Article discusses homeowner’s, automobile, and life insurance and why you might need some. Homeowner’s Insurance Homeowner’s insurance protects homeowners against financial loss from damage to their property or liability claims made against them. The protection covers losses or damages caused by theft, fire, vandalism, […]
We are focusing this article on some of the legal and public policy issues affecting service animal and assistance animal availability and usage.
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.
“Fancy estate plan binders hide weak contents” should be a mantra for estate planning lawyers and their clients. We have heard clients praise the appearance of leather estate plan binders; especially binders embossed with gold lettering, Unfortunately, most of those clients pay dearly for weak estate plan is that did not address their issues adequately, […]
Few people manage their personal business records properly, so this article gives record-keeping tips.
We received a question through hawkinselderlaw.com about Medicaid eligibility, transfer penalties, and the 5-year lookback period. This article restates the Medicaid eligibility question without identifying the inquiring person and shows the typical response that we give to these questions.
This article concludes our 3-part series of articles for people who want to sell their homes without realtor assistance (see recommendation to always hire a realtor in Part 1 of this article series). In this article, we describe some of the things that a seller can expect in a real estate sale transaction. A typical […]
We wrote tips in our most recent article for people who want to sell their homes without realtor assistance (see recommendation to always hire a realtor in Part 1 of this article series). In this article, we describe some of the things that a seller can expect in a real estate sale transaction. If a […]
[See our Disclaimers page about relying on this website’s contents.] We encourage people to use realtor services to sell property instead of trying to sell real estate without realtor assistance. Realtor services can help maximize the sale price (often dramatically) and minimize distractions and headaches that require sellers to take time off work. However, we have tips […]
[See our Disclaimers page about relying on this website’s contents.] Tom Selleck and other charming celebrities have pitched reverse mortgage plans to senior citizens for years in television ads like Selleck’s ad posted on YouTube. Mr. Selleck says reverse mortgages are not “too good to be true,” but should people believe him? Well, it depends… […]