Elder Law - Texas
47 views | +0 today
Follow
Elder Law - Texas
Elder law is a specialized area of legal practice, covering estate planning, wills, trusts, arrangements for care, social security and more.
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by ElderOptionsofTexas
Scoop.it!

The Basic Tenets of Elder Law - What is Elder Law?

The Basic Tenets of Elder Law - What is Elder Law? | Elder Law - Texas | Scoop.it

"The legal needs of the elderly are many and diverse. As we age, some of the things that used to be so easy for us, are now becoming very difficult. Recognizing the legal needs of the elderly, many attorneys have developed practices specifically designed to serve the elderly client. 


The following article, written by Virginia Lootens, a Houston Attorney at Law, covers basic tenets of what elder law is and the importance of planning ahead so the elderly person can make the approrpriate and important decisions for themselves, that will affect the quality of their life."

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by ElderOptionsofTexas
Scoop.it!

Article: Texas Advance Directives - Texas Do Not Resuscitate (DNR's) Orders

Article: Texas Advance Directives - Texas Do Not Resuscitate (DNR's) Orders | Elder Law - Texas | Scoop.it

"An advance directive tells your doctor what kind of care you would like to have if you become unable to make medical decisions (if you are in a coma, for example). If you are admitted to the hospital, the hospital staff will probably talk to you about advance directives. A good advance directive describes the kind of treatment you would want depending on how sick you are. However, they can also say that you want a certain treatment no matter how ill you are."

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by ElderOptionsofTexas
Scoop.it!

Understanding the Benefits of Hiring an Elder Law Attorney

Understanding the Benefits of Hiring an Elder Law Attorney | Elder Law - Texas | Scoop.it

"An Elder law attorney refers to an attorney who specializes in providing legal services for the elderly, especially in the areas of Estate Planning and Medicaid Planning. Learn more about the benefits of hiring an elder law attorneys or find a Texas elder law attorney in your area."

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by ElderOptionsofTexas
Scoop.it!

Texas Elder Law Attorneys

Texas Elder Law Attorneys | Elder Law - Texas | Scoop.it

"Elder law is a legal term coined to cover an area of legal practice that places an emphasis on those issues that affect the growing aging population. This page lists several Texas attorneys that specialize in elder law."

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by ElderOptionsofTexas
Scoop.it!

Article: Types of Trusts: Qualified Income, Special Needs and Pool Trust - Understanding the Difference.

Article: Types of Trusts: Qualified Income, Special Needs and Pool Trust - Understanding the Difference. | Elder Law - Texas | Scoop.it

"Property in a trust may or may not be countable, depending on the terms of the trust and the source of the money. The following are the three types of exempt trusts allowed under Medicaid rules; Qualified Income Trust, Special Needs Trust and Pool Trust. In most cases, you will need to consult an attorney about setting up a trust. In all cases, the state must be named as a residuary beneficiary of the trust.

more...
No comment yet.