NH Elder Law and Estate Planning

Elder Law Issues

Planning for Disability

What happens if you are temporarily or permanently unable to handle your financial affairs?  Who will make decisions about your health care if you are unable to communicate?  Do you want to be kept alive by artificial means if there is no hope for your recovery? Learn more about the comprehensive durable power of attorney, the health care power of attorney, and the living will.

Planning for Transfer of Assets at Death

At your death, how will your assets be distributed?  Who will settle your affairs?  Will there be a need for probate? Learn more about wills, living trusts, and inexpensive ways to avoid probate.

Medicare and Medicaid

What is the difference between Medicare and Medicaid?  Who qualifies for Medicaid?  Does either program pay for nursing home care?

Taxes

Will taxes be owed if you make a gift to your grandchildren?  How much can be given away tax-free?  What is the Federal Estate Tax? Is there a NH death tax?

Consumer Fraud

Unfortunately, the elderly are prey to innumerable scams.  Learn about how to protect yourself.

Elder Abuse and Neglect

If you suspect that a loved one is being physically or emotionally abused or neglected, learn about how to help.

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