Avoid Financial Elder Abuse

On behalf ESTATE PLANNING LAW GROUP OF GEORGIA, James M. Miskell P.C. posted in estate planning on Thursday, February 26, 2015. Two recent studies on elder financial abuse were recently published- one suggesting the problem is far bigger than we think and the other suggesting it’s much smaller. In addition, there are a few government and private initiatives starting…

How’s That New Year’s Resolution Coming to Organize Your Finances?

On behalf ESTATE PLANNING LAW GROUP OF GEORGIA, James M. Miskell P.C. posted in estate planning on Tuesday, February 24, 2015. Gaining control over our finances is usually at or near the top of all New Year’s resolutions. What many people don’t realize, though, is that good legal planning is an essential component of our financial health. Effective legal…

Rules Announced for Care Facility Residents Suffering from Dementia

On behalf ESTATE PLANNING LAW GROUP OF GEORGIA, James M. Miskell P.C. posted in estate planning on Wednesday, February 18, 2015. Massachusetts regulators appear to be falling short in ensuring that nursing homes follow rules designed to improve care for some of their most vulnerable patients, those with dementia, a Globe review shows. Nursing homes have been notably slow…

The Hits Keep Coming in DJ Casey Kasem’s Estate with Charges of Elder Abuse

On behalf ESTATE PLANNING LAW GROUP OF GEORGIA, James M. Miskell P.C. posted in estate planning on Monday, February 16, 2015. The late, legendary DJ Casey Kasem’s daughter Kerri Kasem and family members staged a press conference at Stanley Mosk Courthouse in Los Angeles Friday to urge the Los Angeles Police Department to arrest Mr. Kasem’s widow Jean Kasem.…

Elder Rights in Guardianship

On behalf ESTATE PLANNING LAW GROUP OF GEORGIA, James M. Miskell P.C. posted in estate planning on Friday, January 30, 2015. This spring, Florida lawmakers will have a chance to stem abuses in the state’s little-understood adult guardianship system by taking up measures that would make it harder for guardians and attorneys to disregard the best interests of the…