Read a new article by Attorney Mia Poliquin Pross about the risks of joint accounts, originally published April 2019 in the Lewiston Sun Journal:
As people age, they often decide to make one of their adult children a joint owner of their bank account . . . doing this can have unintended consequences.
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Read a guest blog post by Attorney Mia Poliquin Pross, Esq. at Maine Source Homes & Realty about the gifting of homes:
… unless one has enough money to privately pay for residential or nursing home care for at least five years after making such a gift, the results can be disastrous.
Read more here.
Elder Law Offices of Kathleen Kienitz featured in the Best of L/A 2019 Profile Series featuring the best business of Lewiston/Auburn, Maine
THE ELDER LAW OFFICES OF KATHLEEN KIENITZ, PA provides affordable, caring and effective legal services in estate planning and elder law, and estate and trust administration. Attorneys Kathleen Kienitz and Mia Poliquin Pross foster long-term relationships with their clients. Kathleen is one of only four elder law attorneys in the state of Maine certified under American Bar Association standards by the National Elder Law Foundation … read more read more.
We are proud of our historic building on Main Street in Lewiston. If you pass by, take note of the beautiful new front porch built by Bob Turgeon Construction this summer.
Kathleen Kienitz is pleased to announce that Mia Poliquin Pross, Esq. has joined the firm as associate attorney. She has years of experience in finance, health insurance, social policy, and advocacy on behalf of health care consumers. She earned a Juris Doctor in 2004 from the University of New Hampshire School of Law. Read more about Attorney Poliquin Pross here.