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Dementia Questionaire Form

Beware of weekend guests! Check out this thought provoking article.

Real Estate Transactions Require a Contract! Save yourself lots of headaches by reading this article.

Nursing Home Rating System: Accurate or Flawed?

Many concerned relatives when looking for a nursing home for a loved one have consulted the website, www.medicare.gov . A recent examination by the New York Times has found that often nursing homes have been give a five star rating based upon incomplete and self-serving information provided by the nursing home.

The knowledgeable consumer should question the validity and basis for all surveys and ratings when seeking recommendations for services. One has to expressly question what criteria is used, who is doing the reporting, and how the ranking is established.

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Know Before You Co-Buy

Check out this linked article that provides some interesting things to consider.

Trustee Considerations

Check out this linked article that provides some interesting things to consider.

FEMA - Do You Know That Sinking Feeling?

Check out this linked article that provides some interesting things to consider.


What Happens With Medicare While You Travel or Live Overseas

Check out this linked article that provides some interesting things to consider.


Property Deed Scams

The attached letter is a SCAM! Don't fall for it.

You may have recently received in the mail the an official looking letter with such official words as U.S. Government Federal Citizen Information Center, Certified Copy of your Deed, Plymouth County Registry, etc. A sample of such a letter is enclosed. Don't be fooled.

For those of you in the past couple of years who have funded your trust with a deed transferring your home to yourselves as trustees, a copy of your deed can be obtained for free through this law firm or from the Registry of Deeds for a cost of One ($1.00) Dollar.

We thought you should know that these scams are epidemic, designed by criminals, and meant to separate you from your hard earned money. Please contact me should you have any questions.


Offer Sheet vs P & S

Signed Offer Forms to purchase real estate are enforceable contracts!


Litigating Filial Responsibility Claims

By Sharon Riverson Mark, CELA, CAP (NAELA News, Spring 2012)


Will or Trust?

Avoid the cost, time and trouble of Probate Court


Will Massachusetts repeal their estate (death) tax?


Confusion between Medicare and Medicaid for nursing home payment?


Approaches to Long Term Care


Discussions for End of Life Directions



There are many lawyers who tell you what not to do. Get a lawyer who tells you how to do what you want. J.P. Morgan about Elihu Root, Esq.

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