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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! 

To see a listing of our website blog articles tagged and sorted by their own specific topics,  just click on their corresponding 'Blog Categories' links below, located directly under the 'Contact Us Today' field on the lower right of this page. (If viewing this on a desktop or laptop computer.)

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

How Can I Help My Family After I Pass Away?

Estate planning is always a difficult subject to deal with, because who wants to arrange things for when they die?
06/24/22 • by: The Estate & Elder Law Center of Southside Virginia, PLLC
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What the Latest Dementia Study Says about Links with Certain Medicines

Controversy regarding the purported link between the use of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) or histamine H2 receptor antagonists (H2RAs) and risk for dementia continues.
06/23/22 • by: The Estate & Elder Law Center of Southside Virginia, PLLC
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Can I Make Decisions for My 18-Year-Old ‘Kid’ If She Becomes Incapacitated?

Incapacity can occur because of illness or an accident. It can be temporary or permanent. That’s why every adult needs a power of attorney in place, once they turn eighteen.
06/21/22 • by: The Estate & Elder Law Center of Southside Virginia, PLLC
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Why Do I Need a Will?

Amid the grief of losing a loved one, families are dealt additional burdens when the person did not leave behind a will or estate plan.
06/20/22 • by: The Estate & Elder Law Center of Southside Virginia, PLLC
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How to Find a Great Estate Planning Attorney

One of the most important decisions you’ll have to make when creating an estate plan is which estate planning law firm to work with.
06/17/22 • by: The Estate & Elder Law Center of Southside Virginia, PLLC
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What Is the Best Way to Leave Money to Children?

Providing for future generations shouldn’t be (overly) taxing. To manage taxes as you pass down your assets, look into UTMAs, 529s, child IRAs and trusts.
06/16/22 • by: The Estate & Elder Law Center of Southside Virginia, PLLC
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Failure to Plan: Why Is Having a Will Important?

A striking proportion of Americans don’t have one. Non-traditional families are left uniquely vulnerable.
06/13/22 • by: The Estate & Elder Law Center of Southside Virginia, PLLC
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Is a Roth Conversion a Good Idea when the Market Is Down?

Soaring inflation, interest rate hikes and the war in Ukraine have sparked ongoing stock market volatility. However, there may be a bright spot: the chance to save money on a Roth conversion.
06/07/22 • by: The Estate & Elder Law Center of Southside Virginia, PLLC
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Join our Facebook Live Segment with Robert W. Haley, June 6th at 5pm!

 We are happy to announce a new upcoming and reoccurring Facebook Live that will be taking place by the Managing Attorney Robert W. Haley, with his wife and firm administrator Cricket Haley.  This segment will be starting this coming Monday on June 6 at 5 pm and taking place at that same time every other […]
06/03/22 • by: The Estate & Elder Law Center of Southside Virginia, PLLC
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Estate Tax Exemption Change?

Will estate tax exemption change in 2022? It is possible the proposed clawback regulations from the Treasury may undermine the estate planning you’ve done to address the reduction in estate tax exemptions coming on January 1, 2026. Which tax-free transactions will trigger an estate tax, if the taxpayer dies after the higher exemption amount sunsets?
05/31/22 • by: The Estate & Elder Law Center of Southside Virginia, PLLC
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