Elder law

Attorney Spotlight Part 10: Kathleen Rodberg

From time to time this newsfeed will include a closer look at our attorneys. The posts will be on topics not necessarily about the law, but about what is personally important to our attorneys outside the office. This is the tenth installment of our attorney...

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Elder Abuse—Know the Warning Signs

As I checked the news this morning, one particular story caught my eye—a “manager” and “caregiver” for Stan Lee (the famous Marvel comic book writer, editor, and publisher) was arrested for filing a false police report.  This arrest follows a...

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Medicaid Mythbuster #2: Only “State” Facilities Accept Medicaid

Our first Medicaid Mythbuster post addressed the myth that the state of North Carolina will take your home if you apply for long-term care Medicaid in a skilled nursing facility.  If you didn’t have a chance to read that article, you can find it here:...

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Supreme Court Rules Unanimously In Favor of Autistic Student

On March 22, 2017, the Supreme Court ruled unanimously in favor of a disabled student, expanding the meaning of a “free appropriate public education” under the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Background A mother and father in...

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McGuire Wood & Bissette Attorney Andrew Atherton

Andrew Atherton Speaks about Wills, Trusts, Power of Attorney and Guardianship to the Deaf Community

Elder Law Attorney, Andrew Atherton invites you to attend his presentation to the Deaf Community on Saturday, March 18, 2017, at 3:30 p.m. He will be speaking about wills, trusts, power of attorney and guardianship at the West Asheville Community Center...

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