By Letha Sgritta McDowell, CELA, and Jonathan G. Blattmachr
The phrase “asset protection planning” means a variety of things depending on who is asking for protection and the type of professional who hears the question.
By Suzanne Brown Walsh, JD, and Catherine Anne Seal, CELA, CAP, Fellow
In the past, fiduciaries responsible for managing people’s assets could easily marshal, collect, and manage these assets.
By Laci Cornelison, LBSW, LACHA, MS
In a time when our population is aging at the fastest rate in history, a movement is under way to change the culture of long-term care.
By Gayle Doll
The ability of an individual to consent to intimate acts is measured by his or her performance on cognitive tests, but these narrowly defined tests may not even detect functional decision-making capacity, such as the ability to choose what to...
By Lisa M. Neeley
In 2003, Everlenna Roche established and funded the Everlenna R. Roche Irrevocable Trust. The irrevocable trust provided Roche with the ability to receive distributions of income generated by the assets of the trust. She was prohibited from receiving
By Charles P. Golbert
As our world continues to become smaller, guardianship issues are becoming more global. Increasingly, guardians find themselves managing assets in other countries and serving people with family and significant contacts in other countries.
By Thomas E. Simmons
A terse preface and a hefty appendix of charters and protocols frame the 29 individually authored chapters collected in the recently published International and Comparative Law on the Rights of Older Persons.