1. Why You Need an Advance Directive

    Advance directives address exactly everything we don’t want to think about. They plan for the worst situations possible, where you are alive yet unable to communicate your wishes for treatment or life-prolonging measures. They ensure that your wishes are communicated, but oftentimes people don’t…Read More

  2. Avoid These Gifting Mistakes!

    After you are gone you want your loved ones, particularly your children, to be able to use and enjoy the assets you leave behind. However, gifting assets is not as straightforward as you may think, and you need to be strategic when leaving money, property, or anything else you want designated for a …Read More

  3. Why Choose an Elder Lawyer?

    When you are looking for a doctor, you wouldn’t choose a pediatrician as an adult, and you wouldn’t want a gerontologist for an infant. The same principle applies to law, and choosing a lawyer that has skill and experience in senior issues is crucial when you are older. Especially when dealing w…Read More

  4. Caring For Your Aging Parents Long-Distance

    If you have an aging parent who is requiring additional assistance, there are many hurdles to surpass, and problems to solve. If you are caring for your parents long distance, there are even more problems to navigate and solve. Being far away from your parents can make you, the caregiver, feel helpl…Read More

  5. What Is a Revocable Living Trust?

    Including a revocable living trust in your estate plan reduces the time and cost of administering your estate, and allows control and flexibility. A trust is not complicated or intimidating. It is merely a mechanism by which the burdens of property ownership are separated from the benefits of proper…Read More

  6. Why Do I Need a Will?

    Many people wonder if they have enough property to execute a last will and testament. Even if you don’t happen to own much, you absolutely should have a will. At the very least, a will can give clear direction to loved ones left behind about payment of funeral expenses and last wishes for burial. …Read More

  7. Elder Care FAQ: What is my Power of Attorney?

    When someone gets older there are actually a number of different things they should start to think about. Elder care is not just looking at things like nursing homes, or in-home care, or how they will care for themselves. This is when most people look at creating a will, a living will, or trust fund…Read More

  8. Elder Care FAQ: Is Respite Care Right For Me?

    Some of our clients have found that respite care is perfect for the elder(s) in their family. Are you caring for an elderly parent or loved one? Do you sit with them around the clock and take care of everything that they need at all moments of the day? If you do, you might want to look into respite …Read More

  9. Elder Care FAQ: What are some Alternatives to Nursing Homes?

    One question the attorneys at our Utah elder care law firm encounter very often is if there are alternatives to nursing homes. Maybe you have a parent that’s getting older and you don’t know what you should do. Maybe they can still take care of themselves or maybe they are losing some of those a…Read More

  10. Elder Care FAQ: What is Long-Term Care Insurance?

    At our elder care law firm serving Weber and Davis counties, we help clients everyday decide if they should choose a long-term care insurance plan. If you’re looking at health insurance plans for someone that is getting older, or someone that is very sick, you want to make sure that everything is …Read More