The population of older Americans (age 65 and older) has reached historic highs in recent years as the Baby Boomer generation enters their retirement years. Moreover, experts tell us that the increase in the older population will continue in the years to come. Sadly, with the increase in the number of seniors has come a [ ] The post Elder Law Attorneys Offer Tips to Prevent Elder Abuse appeared first on Kulas Law Group.
As a grandparent, there is likely not much you wouldn’t do to help a grandchild. Sadly, there are scam artists out there who use that fact to prey – with much success on the elderly in what has come to be known as the “Granny Scam.” In an effort to help prevent you from [ ] The post Vero Beach Elder Law Attorneys Explain the Granny Scam appeared first on Kulas Law Group.
The new tax law has many impacts on state income taxes in 2018. The law limits the deductibility of state income taxes for federal purposes. It also raises the federal standard deduction amount. However, taxpayers should consider the impact on their state income tax of the decisions they make to minimize their federal taxes. This article examines why. The post New Tax Law May Affect State Income Tax, Too! appeared first on Kulas Law Group.
As the elderly population in the United States continues to grow at an unprecedented rate, the need for caregivers for the elderly has also experienced a corresponding increase. Oftentimes, family members or close friends offer to provide care to an elderly individual without expecting payment for that care. If you are one of those caregivers, [ ] The post Elder Law Attorneys Offers Tips for Caregivers appeared first on Kulas Law Group.
In the United States, people can participate in making and changing the law. This article is a story of one woman who did just that. The post Law in the U.S. can be Participatory appeared first on Kulas Law Group.
The average life expectancy of someone living in the United States has nearly doubled since the turn of the 20th century. Today, we can expect our parents and grandparents to live well into their 80s and beyond. While this means we can enjoy our older loved ones for much longer, it also increases the odds [ ] The post Port St. Lucie Elder Law Attorneys Explain Guardianship appeared first on Kulas Law Group.
If you have an estate plan in place, you are doing better than the majority of Americans. Surveys tell us that over half of all Americans have yet to create an estate plan, despite understanding the importance of having one in place. Creating your initial estate plan is only step one though. Reviewing and revising [ ] The post Vero Beach Elder Law Attorneys Urge Seniors to Update Estate Plans appeared first on Kulas Law Group.