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I Am A Senior Citizen. Do I Need A Trust?

By Fisher Law LLC |

A trust is a legal entity that can either hold your assets for you during your lifetime or hold your assets for your beneficiaries after you pass away. The following article will discuss some common types of trusts and will provide a list of potential benefits from establishing a trust. Types of trusts Before… Read More »

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I Am A Senior Living In Massachusetts. How Do I Apply For Medicaid?

By Fisher Law LLC |

If you are a senior citizen who resides in Massachusetts, you may be eligible to receive Medicaid (called “MassHealth”) health care benefits from the state. The following article will provide some information regarding the Medicaid application process for seniors. What is Medicaid? Medicaid is a program funded jointly by states and the federal government… Read More »

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6 Estate Planning Myths

By Fisher Law LLC |

Estate planning has many nuances and can often be disregarded altogether by people who believe that the process is too complicated, expensive, or tedious. The following article will provide some common myths that are typically associated with the estate planning process. Myth #1- Estate planning is only for the very rich. If you own… Read More »

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Exploring The Types Of Probate In Massachusetts

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After a loved one dies, the family may find themselves having to go to court to prove that the will left by the decedent is valid or to address any other concerns about the decedent’s property. This process is referred to as “probate.” The following article will discuss some of various types of probate… Read More »

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How To Establish A Valid Will

By Fisher Law LLC |

All adults should have a will that properly disposes of any property in their possession at the time of their death. Establishing a will is important as it can help ensure that your loved ones do not have to argue in court about who is entitled to your property after you pass. The following… Read More »

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How To Obtain Guardianship Of An Elderly Parent In Massachusetts

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If you have an elderly parent who is unable to make decisions for himself because of a cognitive or physical disability, you may have considered seeking guardianship. The following article will provide information regarding how to obtain guardianship of an elderly parent in the state of Massachusetts. What is guardianship? Guardianship is a legal… Read More »

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Estate Planning Basics

By Fisher Law LLC |

Everyone should have a plan for their estate in the event of their death. You may be thinking, “I don’t own an estate.” However, your estate consists of everything you own, including your car, your home, checking and savings accounts, life insurance, real estate, furniture, and personal possessions. Estate planning is extremely valuable, as… Read More »

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Special Needs Planning

By Fisher Law LLC |

If you are a parent of a child with special needs, you should have a plan in place to ensure that your child will be provided for in the future in the event that you become unable to continue providing care. The following article will provide some information about the concept of special needs… Read More »

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Exploring Some Contributing Factors Of Nursing Home Abuse

By Fisher Law LLC |

Unfortunately, nursing home abuse is extremely common. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), in 2019, about 1 in 6 people aged 60 and older had experienced some form of abuse in a community-living setting, such as a nursing home or other long-term care facility. WHO also reported that 2 in 3 nursing home… Read More »

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Long-Term Care Options In Massachusetts

By Fisher Law LLC |

When you think of long-term care, you might think of a typical nursing home environment. However, there are several long-term care options that are available for elderly individuals in the state of Massachusetts, which this article will thoroughly discuss. Option #1- Assisted Living Facilities An assisted living facility is for elderly individuals who do… Read More »

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