Elder Law Matters — a monthly blog by Glenn A. Deig

A revocable living trust is a type of trust that you can create and change at any time. You can also access and use the assets in the trust as you wish. A revocable trust can have some benefits, such as avoiding probate, maintaining privacy, and managing your assets in case of incapacity. However, a revocable trust generally does not protect your assets from creditors or lawsuits, either during your lifetime or after your death. 


Posted on December 25, 2023 
Estate planning is the legal process of arranging your affairs to ensure that your assets are distributed according to your wishes after your death, which can include giving to others in need and/or charities. Estate planning can incorporate charitable giving, whether by legal documents drafted by an attorney, such as a Will or Trust, or by other direct means while living. Charitable giving can have many benefits, such as reducing your taxes, fulfilling personal values, 
More and more men are taking on the role of family caregivers for their aging or ill spouse or parents, according to recent research. About 40 percent of family caregivers in the United States are men, up from 33 percent a decade ago. These 16 million men face many challenges and opportunities as they balance work, family, and caregiving responsibilities. One of the main challenges for male caregivers is the lack of recognition and support 
Finding the right Indiana elder law attorney to legally protect assets if care is needed at home, assisted living, or nursing home is crucial to ensuring your or your loved one’s financial interests are protected while navigating the complexities of this area of law. Here are five tips to help you find the right attorney: Specialization in Elder Law: Look for an attorney who specializes specifically in elder law and Medicaid planning. These attorneys have extensive experience 

Helpful Legal Tips from Glenn A. Deig, Attorney

Posted on September 25, 2023 
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