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My Mom and Dad

My Mom is dying. And my Dad’s in rehab. As an Elder Law attorney for 33 years, I’ve helped thousands of South Florida families deal with end-of-life issues. And I’d like to think that I’ve been a compassionate and caring

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What’s The Difference Between A Power Of Attorney And A Guardianship?

Here are a few definitions that you really need to know. Power of Attorney: This is a legal document in which you (the principal) designate someone (your agent) to act on your behalf if you’re no longer able to, for

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Will Your Loved One’s Decisions Be Made By A Stranger?

I always try to emphasize the importance of planning ahead… you and your family want to be prepared in case something should happen to you.  A “guardianship” is a situation that some families find themselves in… and it means that

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