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On How to Avoid Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect

Unfortunately, cases of nursing home abuse are increasing throughout America, and many cases occur in places that were too nice for such things to happen. Block Law wants to make known five red flags commonly associated with nursing home mistreatment, so that you can keep an eye on those responsible for caring for your loved ones.

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What Does a Successor Trustee Do?

A successor trustee is an individual of your choosing who will be tasked with managing your trust in the case that you pass or become incapacitated. Therefore, picking your successor trustee is one of the most important choices that you will face when establishing a family trust--you’ll want to make sure that you’re comfortable with this person managing your affairs when you’re gone.

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On Why Less Is More When Naming An Agent In Your Medical Power of Attorney

My experience as a Kennesaw estate lawyer has shown me that a medical Power of Attorney, also known as a Healthcare Directive, is an essential element of a well-crafted estate plan.

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When the Beneficiary Passes, Where Do the Special Needs Trust Funds Go?

What is a Special Needs Trust? It is an individualized legal instrument that protects a beneficiary with disabilities from losing access to essential government programs--such as Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Medicaid--due to the beneficiary’s use of funds or assets held for them in the Special Needs Trust.

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On Protecting Yourself From Social Security Scams

Scammers thrive in today’s information-driven world. Identity thieves can be very creative in how they acquire your account numbers, addresses, and other private information. As an Elder Law lawyer, I have seen the toll that it takes on a person who has had their identity stolen.

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Successfully Making the Journey of Creating a Special Needs Plan for a Young One With Disabilities

Securing a manageable future for you and your child with special needs can be scary and complex. Laws and regulations are often inaccessibly complicated to those without a legal education, and anticipating the extent of your special needs child can be equally complicated.

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Estate Planning Essentials for Young Families in Georgia

For most young families, there just doesn’t seem to be enough time in the day! Caring for young ones while also managing the upstart of careers often leaves estate planning on the backburner --if not completely out of mind. However, Kennesaw-based Wills and Trusts Lawyer Jesse Block would like to explain why estate planning should be a priority for all young families.

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