In this Elder Law Minute, Wes Coulson talks about the importance of having successor agents listed in your Power of Attorney. If you do not name enough successor agents in your Power of Attorney, or if one successor is unable to serve, a judge can go through a long and expensive guardianship hearing to determine who will […]
In this Elder Law Minute, Wes Coulson discusses probate and the loss of privacy that occurs for those involved with a will in probate. Since a will in probate is made a matter of public record, anyone can find out what the will says, the names and addresses of the beneficiaries, and an inventory of the […]
In this Elder Law Minute, Wes Coulson discusses assisted living facilities and how they differ from nursing homes. Assisted Living Facilities Transcript: Hi, I’m Wes Coulson, and this is your Elder Law Minute. One of the things we find as elder law attorneys is that there are an awful lot of people who have never been […]
Wes Coulson discusses why it’s important to start Alzheimer’s planning as soon as possible. Doing so will allow the family member with Alzheimer’s to have as much control over their care and life savings as possible. Hi, I’m Wes Coulson, and this is your Elder Law Minute. Today’s message goes out to the families […]
In this Elder Law Minute, Wes Coulson shares advice on how to ensure your loved one receives great care while in the nursing home. Whether it’s giving a nurse a birthday card, or buying pizzas for the staff, a little thought can go a long way.