Watching Out For Elder Abuse

The Elder Justice Act of 2009 defines elder abuse as “the knowing infliction of physical or psychological harm or the knowing deprivation of goods or services that are necessary to meet essential needs of an individual age 60 or older.”…

 Types of Damages in a Personal Injury Lawsuit 

Types of Damages in a Personal Injury Lawsuit 

Personal Injury Lawyer Once the plaintiff in a personal injury lawsuit has proven that the defendant has breached a duty owed to them or committed some other wrongful act against them, the law permits the plaintiff to recover monetary damages…

You Need A Trust To Protect Your Assets

By now, you’ve heard about the importance of estate planning with an estate planning lawyer Shreveport, LA, and if you haven’t, there’s never been a better time to start. By determining how your property will be distributed upon your death,…

What To Know About Tax Prep

The IRS is offering some help to taxpayers in getting organized so the filing season can be as easy as possible for everyone. “Having all needed documents on hand before taxpayers prepare their return helps them file it completely and…

What Paperwork Do You Need For A Nursing Home?

You’ve decided on a nursing home for your parents, for example. Now, what’s needed for the admissions process to a long-term, skilled facility? A physician’s order for admission. A state-required form that certifies your parent meets nursing home criteria, which…

Retirement Planning: Key Considerations

The concept of retirement is stressful for many people. Retiring in and of itself can be worrisome because it essentially entails a life where you no longer work yet you still need to support yourself. In addition to worrying about…

How To Preplan For A Nursing Home

What exactly is nursing home preplanning and when do you need to start thinking about it? Ideally, nursing home preplanning happens about five years or more before you think you or a loved one will need long-term care. Many seniors…

How To Manage An Estate During Probate

Executors have a high level of responsibility for as long as the probate process drags on — which can even be years in some cases. Your main objective? Prevent estate assets from being damaged or depreciated. You must make decisions…

Cutting Costs During Inflationary Times

The inflationary cycle we are now in is causing anxiety for many consumers. Coming on the heels of the disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic makes it feel even worse. And then there is the prospect of a future recession.…