Senior Law Project

Scams in a Digital Age

By Greg Wilkin, Esq. In today’s digitized age, the Internet has proved to be a boon for many, offering convenience, information, and connectivity. However, the rise of online platforms has brought with it a sinister side: online scams, particularly those targeting vulnerable groups like seniors. Seniors are often perceived as less tech-savvy, making them attractive

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Free Legal Kiosks Connect Nevadans with Legal Information

By Susan L. Myers, Esq. Nevadans looking for legal information and resources can now find it at their local library, for free, through a legal kiosk. The Legal Kiosk Project, of which I am the Project Manager, recently launched at 22 libraries across Nevada. The Project’s intent is to address the digital divide exposed by

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Nursing Facility Providers: How Do Federal And State Medicaid Work In Long-Term Care?

By Kristen A. Moe, Esq. Nursing facility providers receiving Medicaid funds for their long-term care residents must comply with state and federal statutes that regulate the services offered to residents who qualify for low-income residential care. The following is a broad overview and a guide to a few of the resources that may help those

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Estate Planning and Procrastination: Doing Nothing is a Choice

By Kristen A. Moe, Esq. We all do it. Sometimes we say, “I’ll do it tomorrow”, and tomorrow never comes. Procrastination is the “thief of time”.[1] Some people delay Estate Planning because of a perception that Wills are complicated, others may have difficulty talking about the subject for personal reasons or think that their estates

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Are You Sure You Need That Guardianship? Guardianship versus Power of Attorney

Before proceeding with a Petition for Guardianship, please be aware of some differences between Guardianship and Powers of Attorney. Many people believe that Guardianships over the Person and Financial Estate of a Proposed Protected Person are necessary to manage the affairs of a loved one needing help with medical and financial matters. But—if your loved

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