Archive for the ‘Elder Law’ Category

POA’s for Care: Part 2/2

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014

Continuing from my previous blog, the subject of Power of Attorney for Personal Care continues to require our attention. Fellow blogger Paul Fensom reviewed in his April 23, 2014 blog the results of the Scotia Poll finding that only 33% of respondents had a POA for property. My strong ...

Driving Us, ….Around the Corner

Friday, April 25th, 2014

As of April 21, 2014, Ontario drivers will have some new licensing guidelines which impact drivers over age 80. Every 2 years, the process now includes a 90 minute renewal session. During this session, the candidate will: - “take a vision test - join others in a 45-minute interactive group education session ...

Mickey Rooney’s Estate and Shedding Light on Financial Elder Abuse

Friday, April 11th, 2014

It is not surprising that Mickey Rooney's estate may become embroiled in litigation.  Mr. Rooney was married nine times; he was survived by a number of children and stepchildren, and was estranged from his current wife at the time of his death.  Such full lives often lead to complicated estates. More ...