It is certainly a good idea for each of us to sign and maintain in effect a Power of Attorney. A Power of Attorney authorizes another person (your “agent”) to act for you in handling your financial affairs and property. Powers of Attorney can be either … [Read more...] about Should You Have A Power of Attorney?
Oregon has a new advance directive law. The new law, which was signed by Governor Kate Brown on March 16, 2018, creates a process to update Oregon’s 25 year-old advance directive form. An advance directive is a legal document that allows a person to … [Read more...] about Oregon’s New Advance Directive Statute
As the population ages, long term health care planning becomes more important. By long term health care, we mean any health care that extends over a long period of time. This can be assisted living, in home health care, care in a nursing home, or group … [Read more...] about Can You Protect Your Assets Before You Qualify For Medicaid?
For many, the holidays are a time filled with family gatherings, love and laughter. However, it may also be a time when family members first notice that their elderly loved one can no longer continue to care for him/herself. It may be that you notice that … [Read more...] about Conservatorships, Guardianships, and the Holidays