Elder Law Blog

Please note these resources are an archive for informational purposes, and shouldn’t be relied on as legal advice. 

Death with Dignity Act Becomes Law in Maine

By Kathleen Kienitz, Esq. Recently, the Death with Dignity Act was signed into law in Maine. Maine is the ninth state to have enacted such a law. There is a lot of confusion about what this law allows and doesn’t allow. Although the law has been controversial, it is...

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Risky Gifts

By Mia Poliquin Pross, Esq. We often talk to elderly people who are living in homes that are too big and burdensome for their current lifestyle or health condition. But those homes are sometimes the elder’s major asset and they want to leave it as an inheritance for...

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