Is It Better to Remarry or Just Live Together?

On January 19, 2017

Finding love later in life may be unexpected and exciting, but should it lead to marriage? The considerations are much different for an older couple with adult children and retirement . . .

How to Pass Your Home to Your Children Tax-Free

On December 7, 2016

Giving your house to your children can have tax consequences, but there are ways to accomplish it tax-free. The best method to use will depend on your individual circumstances . . .

Nursing Home Residents Win Back Right to Sue

On October 11, 2016

In recent years, nursing homes have increasingly asked — or forced — patients and their families to sign arbitration agreements prior to admission. By signing these agreements, patients or family members give . . .

What Is a Life Estate?

On October 11, 2016

The phrase “life estate” often comes up in discussions of estate and Medicaid planning, but what exactly does it mean? A life estate is a form of joint ownership that . . .