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Elder Law
Power of attorney?  Trust?  Estate?  Help!
Call our Caregiver Support Line at 888-317-8760 for answers.

WebSources for the Topic:
Elder Law & Exploitation

The Center for Elder Law
The WCI partner law firm that specializes in elder law issues.  This website also offers links to other unique caregiving sites, and addresses specific elder law issues.

The Center for Probate Litigation
The WCI partner law firm that specializes in probate litigation.  This website also offers links to other unique caregiving sites, and addresses specific probate law issues.

Identity Theft Prevention

The official website from the Federal Trade Commission encourages users to deter, detect and defend against America's fastest growinmg crime.  This website features videos and real-life exmaples of how identity theft works and how you can work to prevent it.  Another good site for learning more about identity theft can be found here:  US DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE ID THEFT

Michigan Attorney General:  Senior Issues
The attorney general's office provides weekly updates on legal issues regarding seniors on this website as well new scams to be aware of.

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VidSources for the Topic:
Elder Law & Exploitation
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Q&A: WHY YOU NEED AN ELDER LAW ATTORNEY
Don Rosenberg, The Center for Elder Law

 
Video Summary:
An interview that addresses the reasons why a person should use an elder law attorney with practical examples as to why planning is vital in providing care for seniors.


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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ESTATE PLANNING
Danielle Mayoras, The Center for Elder Law

Video Summary: General presentation on the importance of, and the legal ramifications for estate planning to include trusts, power of attorney, and even recent medicaid and medicare laws for the state of Michigan.

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Q&A: CAREGIVING & FAMILY CONFLICTS
Andrew Mayoras,
The Center for Elder Law & The Center for Probate Litigation


Video Summary: What can be done when multiple caregivers are unable to make decisions when it comes to providing care for a mother or father?  This video is a probate lawyer's perspective on addressing family conflicts as related to caregiver issues.

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Q&A: IDENTITY THEFT
Jill Feeney, Identity Theft Shield & Pre-Paid Legal Services

Video Summary: The crime of identity theft is growing, especially amongst seniors.  This video will show how to protect yourself and provides simp;e steps to take in order to reduce your risk.