Monthly Archives: June 2014

Dying in Today’s World of Modern Medicine

Is there a point at which you would rather die than live?  I’m not talking about suicide.  That’s a very different issue.  I am talking about being in a situation where, because of today’s technology, your body can be kept … Continue reading


A Trust for All Seasons

One of the rewards of being an estate planning attorney is helping individuals and families put their goals and objectives for their financial futures in effect.  Estate planning is the process one goes through to ensure that his or her … Continue reading

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Observation vs. Admission: The Impact of Hospital Stay Classification

Elder law attorneys nationwide have seen a rise in the “observation” classification of individuals entering hospitals.  This recent trend towards observation status rather than the traditional “admitted inpatient” status has a direct impact on the amount an individual will be … Continue reading

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New IRA Rollover Rules to Take Effect in 2015

A recent Tax Court decision will require the IRS to change its taxpayer-friendly interpretation of the rules that govern IRA rollovers. If you withdraw funds from an IRA and roll them over into the same or a different IRA within … Continue reading

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