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Legal DIY Web Sites Are No Match for a Pro, Consumer Reports Concludes

After road testing three leading Web sites that help you create your own will, power of attorney, and other important legal docume...

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The Different Ways Lawyers Can Charge for Their Work

Lawyers’ fees vary greatly and their systems of charging fees vary as well.  

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Low Interest Rates Force Long-Term Care Insurance Prices Up

Prices for long-term care insurance policies jumped between 6 and 17 percent in the past year, according to an industry survey ..

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ElderLawAnswers Attorney Wins Landmark Settlement in Medicaid Case

The settlement of a class action lawsuit in Maryland clarifies when nursing home residents do not have to contribute to the cost o...

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Feds Move to Protect Some Surviving Spouses of Reverse Mortgage Holders

The federal government has issued a new rule that aimed at protecting certain spouses of reverse mortgage holders from being forced out of their homes when the mortgage holder dies.

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'Who Moved My Dentures?'

The general perception of long-term care facilities is of places to be avoided at all costs.

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ElderLaw 101

Reverse Mortgages: The Basics

Reverse mortgages make it possible for house-rich but cash-poor elders to use their housing equity to pay for home care while they remain in the home, or to use the money for anything else. 

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Medicare's Observation Policy Comes Under Scrutiny

Medicare is launching a pilot program to determine whether relaxing its payment rules can help patients who require nursing home c...

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