Webinar — Supported Decision Making for Loved Ones With Disabilities Breaking Through

Supported Decision Making (SDM) involves persons with disabilities being able to make their own decisions to whatever extent they can, provided they have enough support to do so. While Maryland’s Supported Decision Making law went into effect on October 1st, SDM is now law in nearly half of the U.S. Supported Decision Making represents a …

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The Advisors’ Forum – Estate Planning Strategies for the 2020 Election with Chuck Borek

The 2020 Presidential Election is just days away. Former Vice President Joe Biden has said that the estate, gift, and GST tax exemption could be set as low as $3.5 million per individual, while the gift tax exemption could be set as low as $1 million. Candidate Biden has also discussed an increase in the …

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Honoring “Grandfamilies” During National Family Caregivers Month: Resources for Grandparent Caregivers

November marks National Family Caregivers Month. Today, roughly 3 million children reside with grandparents who have committed to being their primary caregivers, according to Pew Research Center estimates. Grandparents may step in when the child’s parents can no longer take care of the child, when the parents pass away, or when a court takes away …

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What Is the Difference Between a Springing and Non-Springing Power of Attorney?

A power of attorney is a document that grants various powers and responsibilities to a trusted third party or “agent” who can act on your behalf. This document usually only allows an agent to make non-medical decisions on your behalf. A power of attorney can be a valuable planning tool that lets you decide in …

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The Elville Webinar Series’ Wellness Series – Know Your “Why”: Fulfillment vs. Busyness

Join us in our next installment of the Elville Webinar Series’ Wellness Series featuring Dr. Michelle Fritsch and Ms. Ellen Platt to discuss purpose and meaning.   The discussion will include paring down your “to-do list” and eliminating unfocused “busyness” to make room to hone in on the important aspects of our lives – to …

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Trustee Selection – How to Choose the Right One for You

Elville and Associates’ Managing Principal and Lead Attorney Stephen Elville offers this webinar discussion about the very important topic of how to select a Trustee. Choosing a Trustee is one of the most intensive pieces of the estate planning process, and a choice not to be taken lightly. Ensure you’re educated about all the factors …

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Identity Theft: The Illusion of Privacy

Identity theft occurs when someone uses another’s personal identifying information, like their name, social security number or credit card number, to commit fraud or theft. Identity theft is one of the fastest growing crimes in the United States. A 2021 Javeline Strategy study estimates Americans lost a total of $56 billion dollars in Identity Theft scams. These alarming statistics …

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Webinar – Financial Exploitation: Frauds and Scams Targeting Seniors

It is estimated that seniors are scammed out of $36 billion dollars per year in financial exploitation. Such exploitation occurs whenever older adults are deprived of their property by improper means. This commonly includes fraud, theft or deceptive behavior. Often the perpetrator of this behavior is a family member, caregiver, or someone who has a …

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Webinar — Knowing the Differences Between Assisted Living and Skilled Nursing Facilities

Presented by Elville and Associates’ Senior Principal and senior elder law attorney Lindsay V.R. Moss, this webinar will discuss the key differences between an assisted living facility and a skilled nursing facility. We will review what qualifications are needed for each type of facility, what long-term insurance will pay for, and what public benefits may …

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