Critter Corner: How Can Seniors Make the Most of Financial Literacy Month?

Dear Angel,I just read that April is Financial Literacy Month. What are some things I should think about when it comes to estate planning and retirement planning this month? Thanks for your help!Fi Nanshill--Dear … [Read more...]

What’s the Difference Between a Certified Elder Law Attorney and a Non-Certified Attorney?

When you hire a Medicaid planning attorney, you are probably looking for someone with lots of experience, a stellar reputation, and many satisfied clients. However, there is another element that most people who are seeking highly … [Read more...]

New Law Helps Protect Seniors from Financial Exploitation

Q. Last summer, you wrote about a veteran named Larry Cook who was a victim of financial exploitation. He was scammed out of millions of dollars in Virginia before he died. Mr. Cook was very careful with his money and would never … [Read more...]

Critter Corner: How Can I Help My Husband Make Better Money Decisions?

Dear Hayek,My husband doesn’t always make the best decisions about money. He has come close to being scammed in the recent past. Do you know of any training he (and I) could take to protect us from financial exploitation? … [Read more...]

Does an Adult Child Have a Legal and/or Moral Duty to Become a Parent’s Caregiver?

Jane had a good childhood growing up in Virginia. However, she kept both an emotional and geographic distance from her mother for most of her adult life. The rift began after her parents' divorce, which Jane blamed on her mother. … [Read more...]

Getting Remarried? What to Discuss and Plan Before Walking Down the Aisle

Q. I have been a widower for six years and recently found love again. I asked her to marry me and she accepted. This is new to me, as I had been with my late wife for forty years and then on my own again until recently. What are … [Read more...]

Critter Corner: Are a Prenuptial Agreement and a Postnuptial Agreement Essentially the Same Thing?

Dear Kiwi and Mango,My brother is getting re-married and is on the fence about a prenuptial agreement. My husband and I actually have a postnuptial agreement. Aren’t they essentially the same thing? Which is preferable? Can … [Read more...]

Thank you for your upload