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Wills, Trusts, and Power of Attorney in Georgia

Wills, Trusts and Powers of Attorney

By Hurley Elder Care Law | January 26, 2021

Wills, Trusts & Powers of Attorney Regardless of your health or age, everyone over 18 needs to complete certain legal documents to protect themselves and their family. So what documents do you need in place? Contemplating losing capacity on a permanent or temporary basis is rarely top of mind. But the possibility of an unexpected…

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Complete Estate Planning: Powers of Attorney

By Miles Hurley | March 5, 2020

One major component of a complete estate plan is a financial Power of Attorney. Although important, the  financial Power of Attorney is often misunderstood. A financial Power of Attorney is a legal document that allows you to name someone to handle your finances — taxes, bills, bank accounts, real estate sales, etc.  It can help…

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New Year’s Resolution: Finally creating a will and powers of attorney!

By Miles Hurley | January 2, 2020

Let’s make this the year you finally tackle some of those tasks that you’ve been putting off. At the top of your New Year’s resolution list should be your estate plan.   Most adults put off estate planning for several reasons: 1) It seems overwhelming and confusing; 2) It seems terribly complicated and expensive; 3)…

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Understanding the stages of Alzheimer's

Understanding the stages of Alzheimer’s

By Miles Hurley | June 18, 2024

Receiving an Alzheimer’s diagnosis is life-altering, initiating a journey that requires careful planning and support. Understanding the stages of Alzheimer’s and preparing for each can significantly improve the patient’s and their caregivers’ quality of life. Early Stage: Understanding and Acceptance Individuals often experience mild memory lapses in the early stage but can still function independently.…

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LGBTQ+ seniors

Aging challenges for LGBTQ+ individuals

By Miles Hurley | June 4, 2024

June marks LGBTQ+ Pride Month, a time to celebrate diversity, honor the history of the LGBTQ+ community, and advocate for continued progress toward equality. Originating from the Stonewall riots in 1969, Pride Month is a vibrant expression of solidarity and acceptance, highlighting the ongoing struggle for civil rights. Today we will highlight some of the…

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Essential Estate Planning Documents Webinar

Essential Estate Planning Documents

By Hurley Elder Care Law | January 29, 2024

What is Estate Planning: How Can These Essential Documents Protect Me? Regardless of your health or age, everyone over eighteen needs to plan for incapacity. What documents do you need to protect yourself and your loved ones? In this short webinar, learn why a Georgia Advance Directive for Healthcare, a General Durable Power of Attorney…

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Customized estate plan

Create a customized estate plan in the new year

By Miles Hurley | December 26, 2023

2023 is coming to a close. Many of us make resolutions for the new year. They often include health benefits such as losing weight and exercising more. In 2024, why not make a resolution that’s simple to keep? Create a proper estate plan for you and your loved ones.   Hurley Elder Care Law can assist you…

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FREE CE Webinar “The Road Often Traveled: Essential Documents for Adults”

By Kim Lewis | September 11, 2023

  Do you have your documents in place?” Healthcare providers ask this question to patients and families daily and more often than we would like, the answer is “no.” What healthcare documents does everyone really need and how do they work? What are the repercussions of needing care and having no documents in place? What…

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FREE CE Webinar “The Road Often Traveled: Essential Documents for Adults”

By Kim Lewis | August 8, 2023

The Road Often Traveled: Essential Documents for Adults “Do you have your documents in place?” Healthcare providers ask this question to patients and families daily and more often than we would like, the answer is “no.” What healthcare documents does everyone really need and how do they work? What are the repercussions of needing care…

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Mom won't move into assisted living

Mom won’t move into assisted living: Can I make her?

By Miles Hurley | July 18, 2023

Last week’s Hurley Elder Care Law blog and newsletter article prompted some phone calls to our office with more questions about Guardianship and Conservatorship. A common call to our office is from an adult child who asks if they have “the right” to move their mother into an assisted living community against the mom’s will. In…

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