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Timothy M. Vogel, Esq.
Matthew R. Dubois, Esq.
Elder Law Q&A
These are some of our recent and relevant articles. Some were written for professional legal discourse and others for a general audience. Please enjoy learning about these important issues in elder law.
Why do elders need special lawyers? Who are Elder Law Attorneys? What can they do? A basic article that is still a relivant introduction to these issues.
Outlines some of the legal steps to making living with Alzheimer's easier.
At Vogel & Associates we stress Private Sector Long-Term Care Planning. It is the answer to the question we have been asked many times: "I really do believe that the government will not take care of me as I age ... Now what do I do?"
A whole generation of gays and lesbians who have worked to be accepted are now approaching retirement age. They insist that their legal plans not only provide for loved ones, but celebrate and affirm gay and lesbian family ties and associations.
What constitutes a "Supplemental Needs Trust" or a "Special Needs Trust" (hereinafter "SNT")? How are SNTs appropriately drafted to comply with Federal and Maine law? How can a SNT protect and shelter funds for your disabled client, or for the disabled children of your elderly clients? Most important, when is it necessary for you to advise your clients regarding the availability and use of SNTs?
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