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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.

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Blog Articles

Factors to Consider when Picking Executor, Trustees and POAs

One of the biggest challenges that clients encounter during the process is deciding who to appoint as their trustees, powers of attorney, health care surrogates and executors.
11/15/22 • by: The Estate & Elder Law Center of Southside Virginia, PLLC
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Help! We are Trapped in the Hellscape of Probate!

People often find themselves unexpectedly faced with the pitfalls and constant challenges of probate/estate administration every single day! These struggles that occur during an already difficult time are often greatly compounded by loved ones who failed to properly plan their estate before passing!
11/03/22 • by: The Estate & Elder Law Center of Southside Virginia, PLLC
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Continual Education On Trusts in Elder Law

LEARNING IS A LIFELONG PROCESS!!! As part of continual education and ongoing certifications in the field of elder law, asset protection and estate planning,  Managing Attorney Mr. Haley will be participating in the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys 'Trusts With A Twist' Program, part of a hands-on drafting and networking seminar this month, with sessions spread out over 3 different days.
11/02/22 • by: The Estate & Elder Law Center of Southside Virginia, PLLC
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November is National Long-Term Care Awareness Month!

National Long-Term Care Awareness Month is observed in November every year. This month-long observance highlights the long-term care needs of men and women over the age of 65, and how they should be assisted in their daily lives.
11/01/22 • by: The Estate & Elder Law Center of Southside Virginia, PLLC
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Should I Have a Trust in my Estate Plan?

A simple will works for some people, but maybe not for you. Are you in a second marriage? Have minor children or maybe an adult-disabled child? Concerned about fraud? These are just a few of the many reasons to consider a trust.
10/25/22 • by: The Estate & Elder Law Center of Southside Virginia, PLLC
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This Week is National Estate Planning Awareness Week!

This Week is National Estate Planning Awareness Week! The idea and motivation behind this nationally recognized time from October 17th through October 23rd, is to bring community-wide awareness to the need for proper estate planning, and for people to ask themselves this important question: "Have I properly planned for the future?"
10/18/22 • by: The Estate & Elder Law Center of Southside Virginia, PLLC
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How Do You Provide Financial Help for a Special Needs Child and Retirement Too?

People with children who cannot support themselves need to think well past their own lifetime and figure out how to provide for these children after they are gone.
10/13/22 • by: The Estate & Elder Law Center of Southside Virginia, PLLC
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October is National Special Needs Law Month!

This October is National Special Needs Law Month! Designated by the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA), the month of October is recognized as National Special Needs Law Month across the country.
10/05/22 • by: The Estate & Elder Law Center of Southside Virginia, PLLC
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What Is Better, a Trust or a Will?

Preparing an estate plan for managing and distributing your assets in the case of death is one of the most important steps you could take to protect and provide for loved ones.
07/12/22 • 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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