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Greetings - Welcome to our firm's Blog! Curious to learn more about topics of interest in regards to Estate Planning, Medicaid Planning/Asset Protection and other elder law matters in general? Be sure to check out our online blog! 

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Prefer to listen to podcasts on the go instead? Our newest media offering from the firm is an ongoing podcast put out by Robert and Cricket Haley, called 'Aging Intelligently'. 

Welcome to Aging Intelligently, where we walk with you down the path of getting older and together, climb those obstacles that seem insurmountable. Information and preparation can change your perception of aging. To learn more, we invite you to also check out our Aging Intelligently website, located here.

Certified Elder Law Attorney®, Robert W. Haley, and his wife, Cricket, a Certified Elder Care Manager, share their journey from fat to fabulous. They discuss their research, personal experience and interview other experts in the fields of Elder Law, Care Management, Finance, Nutrition, Fitness, and even Travel, so you too, can be holistically well and secure wherever life's path may lead.

*This podcast is accessible through many applications, including AppleSpotify, Anchor, Breaker and Google podcastsSubscribes Welcome! 

Blog Articles

SENIOR SCAM ALERT: Avoiding 'Trust Mill' Scams

This past week our offices received a flurry of calls pertaining to a seminar held in the Martinsville area recently given by an out-of-state company, extolling the virtues of incorporating Revocable Living Trusts into your family's Estate Plans. The truth of the matter is, not everyone needs a trust! Furthermore, a Revocable Living Trust does NOTHING to protect assets in […]
04/05/22 • by: The Estate & Elder Law Center of Southside Virginia, PLLC
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Don't Neglect to Protect Your Digital Assets! How Would Your Accounts and Assets be Accessed After You Pass?

Digital Asset Management Planning is a growing concern as these are modern times, and more and more things are being done online! In the news, cryptocurrency Billionaire Matthew Mellon best known for his investments in the cryptocurrency Ripple (XRP), passed away recently leaving up to 500 million dollars in digital assets that may now simply be lost […]
04/05/22 • by: The Estate & Elder Law Center of Southside Virginia, PLLC
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Episode 4 - Aging Intelligently Web-show: How To Fail At Estate Planning When Having A Child on Public Benefits

This episode breaks down how people fail at estate planning and how to better prepare yourself for estate planning if you have a child or children that receive public assistance. Estate planning when you have a child on public assistance can be tricky and we want you to succeed at it, which is why this […]
03/09/22 • by: The Estate & Elder Law Center of Southside Virginia, PLLC
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Episode 3 - Aging Intelligently Web-show: Top 10 Celebrity Estate Disasters, Part 2

Part 2: Aging Intelligently discusses their top ten celebrity estate disasters. This episode breaks down #5-#1. Celebrity Estate Disasters deals with celebrities passing on and not having their Estate settled. This leads to offspring and or siblings arguing and fighting over the estate. Everyone may believe they have claim to the Estate. "I am the […]
02/23/22 • by: The Estate & Elder Law Center of Southside Virginia, PLLC
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Episode 2 - Aging Intelligently Web-show: Top 10 Celebrity Estate Disasters, Part 1

Part 1: Aging Intelligently discusses their top ten celebrity estate disasters. This episode breaks down #10-#5. Celebrity Estate Disasters deals with celebrities passing on and not having their Estate settled. This leads to offspring and or siblings arguing and fighting over the estate. Everyone may believe they have claim to the Estate. "I am the […]
02/09/22 • by: The Estate & Elder Law Center of Southside Virginia, PLLC
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Episode 1 - Aging Intelligently Web-show: Britney Vs Spears

We have all heard of the Britney Spears drama, but did you know she was diagnosed by a retired geriatric psychiatrist with dementia? In this episode, Cricket and Robert discuss her diagnosis, as well as the court rulings and management of her guardianship and conservatorship. Was this Conservatorship of the Estate and the Body needed? […]
01/26/22 • by: The Estate & Elder Law Center of Southside Virginia, PLLC
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Aging Intelligently Podcast Out Now: Estate Planning Disasters Part. 1

Robert and Cricket begin a countdown of 10 celebrity estate planning mistakes that can happen to anyone who hasn't properly planned for their death. While things might make perfect sense to us and our family, what the law requires is often different, and preparing your estate plan is often misunderstood or completely ignored. In this […]
11/17/21 • by: The Estate & Elder Law Center of Southside Virginia, PLLC
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What Do I Need to ‘Age in Place’?

As they get older, many — even most — Americans prefer to remain in their own homes as long as they can, AKA “age in place.” However, to do that, many will need to make their residences safer and easier to navigate, by making home modifications.
10/28/21 • by: The Estate & Elder Law Center of Southside Virginia, PLLC
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Medicare Plan Options In Virginia

We assist many of our clients and their families everyday with protecting their hard-earned savings and assets through proper Asset Protection/Medicaid Planning. Often, there is some confusion on what Medicaid is compared to Medicare, as they are not the same!  The similarity here is that they are both government programs designed to help Americans afford health care.  Medicaid is available if you meet your […]
10/26/21 • by: The Estate & Elder Law Center of Southside Virginia, PLLC
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Aging Intelligently Podcast Out Now: Our Haunted Home

In honor of Halloween, Robert and Cricket discuss some of the many paranormal experiences they and their friends have had in their haunted house. Lovingly named Ithaca Estate, built in approximately 1930, unexplained activity and disembodied voices started the first night they stayed in the home 16 years ago. Welcome to Aging Intelligently, where we […]
10/16/21 • by: The Estate & Elder Law Center of Southside Virginia, PLLC
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