Tag Archives: elder law

What is an Adult Guardianship or Conservatorship? | Newport Beach Elder Lawyer

For those caring for elderly relatives in Orange County, there may be relief knowing that the senior has a medical directive, power of attorney and/or trust in case he or she becomes incapacitated. However, it’s also possible that there is no guiding documentation to help when the relative is unable to make decisions on his […]

Orange County Elder Law Lawyer: 5 Red Flags of Financial Abuse

The elderly are too often targets of unscrupulous individuals who may try to take an unsuspecting senior’s money. Seniors are especially vulnerable as they become less cognitively able and thus more dependent on other adults. Unfortunately, as an Orange County elder law lawyer, I can tell you that elder financial abuse is common in California. […]

A Review of Important Elder Law Stories

Here is a review of important news that affected our senior, Veteran and disabled populations. Many stories affecting these groups made national headlines. The DOMA Decision One of the US Supreme Court’s highlighted decisions of the year was US v. Windsor[1].  This case stemmed from a widow from a same-sex marriage who was denied tax […]