Estate and Elder Law

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Deirdre Wheatley-Liss: Love is Lost - And So is Your Inheritance - Divorce Really Ends Things
Posted on 12 Apr 2013 by Deirdre R. Wheatley-Liss

A common plan among our married clients is to leave their property to their spouse, either outright or in trust - oft-referred to as the "I Love You" Will. Sometimes, love is lost and the couple divorces. We recommend our clients update their... Read More

Deirdre Wheatley-Liss: 4 Good (?) Reasons to Contest a Will
Posted on 21 Mar 2013 by Deirdre R. Wheatley-Liss

Maybe it's the season, but I have gotten a lot of calls recently about will contests. A will contest usually happens when your heirs are surprised by what your will says, or by what you have left when you go to the great beyond. I have represented... Read More

Deirdre Wheatley-Liss: Personal Injury Damages and Medicaid Liens - SCOTUS Decides
Posted on 15 May 2013 by Deirdre R. Wheatley-Liss

You have a horrific accident and are looking at a life of extreme medical care. The accident was caused by another person (drunk truck driver). You get a multi-million dollar award. Does the state that you live in get a share? First, personal injury... Read More