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Traveling as an older adult

Traveling as an older adult

By Miles Hurley | June 22, 2021

Summer is here, and the travel and hospitality industries are reporting record numbers of vacation reservations. Many families are reuniting after time apart and traveling together to vacation destinations to spend quality time together and have some fun. There are several things to consider when traveling as an older adult. Even if you are only traveling…

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Senior centers reopening

Local Senior Centers are Reopening

By Miles Hurley | June 15, 2021

Summer is here, and our Hurley Elder Care Law team is excited to make plans and enjoy all that the season has to offer…. gardening, grilling, vacations and parties with friends and family.   With pandemic restrictions lifting throughout Georgia, there are many opportunities for us to come together and safely experience our favorite summertime activities.…

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Last Will and Testament

Why should you have a Last Will and Testament?

By Miles Hurley | May 18, 2021

Every spring as you change the batteries in your smoke detectors and clean off your outdoor patio for summer cookouts, you should also check if you have all your legal documents up to date. You know you should have a Last Will and Testament (will), but do you have one? As we continue our ‘spring…

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Spring into action with a new estate plan

“Spring” into action with a new Estate Plan

By Jodi Hersh | May 4, 2021

Spring is here and it is a perfect time for renewal and growth. It is time where many of us do some cleaning and get our ‘house’ in order. This can mean cleaning out closets and planting flowers, but it should also be a time to address the estate planning you have been putting off…

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Funding a Special Needs Trust

Funding a Special Needs Trust

By Miles Hurley | April 27, 2021

Our recent blogs have discussed when to create a Special Needs Trust (SNT) including the various types of SNTs to consider. This week we will explain the critical importance of properly funding a Special Needs Trust. What does it mean to “fund” a trust? To put it simply, funding a trust means transferring assets into…

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Silver lining

Finding the Silver Lining as we say Goodbye 2020… and Hello 2021!

By Miles Hurley | December 29, 2020

We know we are all anxious to put 2020 behind us and usher in a New Year. While we’re sure we can all easily come up with a long list of things and events that we missed out on and many families have been intimately affected by COVID, we will reflect on some of the…

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Gift of being prepared

Wills: The Gift of Preparing

By Miles Hurley | December 15, 2020

Jane is a 75-year-old widow living her very best life.  After losing her husband to cancer, she vowed to her son that she wouldn’t become a “bitter old widdy woman”.  At a recent small family dinner, Jane’s son Russell, asked her about her Will. Jane proudly removed her Will from her fireproof safe and confidently…

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planning for 2021

Planning for 2021: A Little Different This Year

By Miles Hurley | December 8, 2020

WOW! What a year 2020 has been! Well, I think we can all agree that 2020 has been a year unlike any in recent memories. We will all be happy to sing Auld Lang Syne and toast to a new year at midnight on Dec. 31. For many of us, planning for 2021 will look…

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elder financial abuse

Elder Financial Abuse – Protect Yourself and Your Loved Ones

By Miles Hurley | December 1, 2020

The United States Department of Justice defines Elder Financial Exploitation this way, “a person commits financial exploitation of an elderly person or a person with a disability when he or she stands in a position of trust or confidence with the elderly person or a person with a disability and he or she knowingly and…

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Veterans Planning

Honoring Veterans: Make a Plan for Future Benefits

By Miles Hurley | November 10, 2020

What does the date Nov. 11th mean to you? Do you have special plans for this day? Well, to many Americans, this is a very important day because we get to honor our military veterans who have served in the United States Armed Forces on this federal holiday known as Veterans Day. Interesting facts about…

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