Elder Law

How to Apply for Social Security

How to Apply for Social SecurityApply for Social Security: IntroductionThe Social Security program and the Supplemental Security Income disability program are two of the largest Federal programs that assist individuals
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ERISA

    ERISA
Understanding ERISA     The Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) is a federal act created in 1974 that creates the minimum standards for a private industry’s pension plan. While
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What is an Estate Tax Exemption?

An estate tax is a tax on the assets that are transferred upon the death of a person weather that transfer is by will, trust or insurance payment.  There is
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State Specific Laws in Wills

Will Requirements for Each StateWhen you are planning for end of life situations you will want to have a valid will created by you and your estate planning lawyer.  The
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Age Discrimination in Employment Act Text

Full Text of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act      An Act   To prohibit age discrimination in employment.
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South Carolina’s New Voter ID Law May Affect Seniors

A new law in South Carolina now requires voters to show proof of identification from a government issued id, which
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Sample Will

Last Will And Testament Free TemplateWhen all information is gathered and you have outlined how you wish your estate to
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Aging and the Law Event to be Held in Boston

In Boston, from November 10th  to 12th , The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) and the National Aging
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What Are The Laws To Protect Senior Citizen In Nursing Homes

The Nursing Home Reform Law of 197 is the main law that protects senior citizens when they are residing in
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Elder Laws At A Glance

Elder Law is the collection of statutes and laws which are applied to the population that is considered to be of an elderly age, typically those that have reached senior
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