Category Archives: Estate Planning

Powers of Attorney: One Stop Solution to Multiple Problems

POAs Can Resolve Many Issues – Before They Occur It is easy and understandable why people put off the drafting of a Will,  Power of Attorney or Living Will, also called an Advance Directive.  No one wants to think about or dwell [...Read More]

Accepting Change: Transitioning from Home to Supportive Living Environment

Dealing with Moving From Home into Supportive Living can be Challenging “Change is hard, but change can be good,” so says, the monkey in the Lion King, when he is consulting Mustafa on becoming “King of the Forest.” The comfort of [...Read More]

Transitioning from Home to a Long-Term Care Facility

Preparing to Move to a Long-Term Care Facility? Find Out What You Need to Know at our Free Seminar Getting in and out of the shower is too slippery so you bathe in the sink. The knees are little more achy [...Read More]

From Same Sex Marriage to Marriage in Pennsylvania

Same Sex Marriage is Now the Law in Pennsylvania By now most of you have heard that Judge John Jones, U.S. District Court Judge in Harrisburg, has permanently enjoined the provisions of the Domestic Relations Code that allowed only traditional [...Read More]

Asset Planning For Nursing Home Admissions

Harrisburg Asset Planning Lawyer Discusses Planning for Nursing Home Admissions   As most of us grow older and arrange care for our parents we often anticipate the need for long term care ourselves.  As such, it is important to know [...Read More]

Defense of Marriage Act (“DOMA”) and Estate Planning in Pennsylvania

How Does the End of DOMA Impact Pennsylvania Estate Planning? As you may have heard, the United States Supreme Court has struck down the Federal Statute known as the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA).  The case was interesting because it [...Read More]

Harrisburg Law Firm Celebrates Older Americans Month!

Harrisburg Estate Law Firm Celebrates May – Older American’s Month May is Older Americans Month!  Since the 1960s, May is the month to highlight the contribution that older Americans have made to the United States, as well as to their [...Read More]

Powers of Attorney – Everyone in Pennsylvania Should Be Sure to Have these Crucial Documents

Have you ever wondered what would happen to you should you become incapacitated? If you could no longer make decisions for yourself due to health problems? Documents that help in this kind of situation are called Powers of Attorney or [...Read More]

Estate Planning Tips for Gays, Lesbians, Bisexuals and Transgender Individuals in Pennsylvania

The world around us is changing, as evidenced by last Tuesday’s election, whereby the states of Miami, Maryland and Washington, by popular vote endorsed gay marriage.  While six other states (Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York and Iowa) and [...Read More]