The 5 Things You Need to Prevent Being a Burden to Your Kids

By Scott Collins, Esq. We raised them, fed them, educated them, and sent them into the world to be self-reliant. Yes, some may have “boomeranged” back for a spell after a major life change, but one of our goals as parents is to help our children lead independent lives.  So how do we keep ourselves…

WARNING: We’ve Been Taught All the Wrong Retirement Money Rules

Did you know this? Many people don’t! We have been duped into thinking we’re doing the right things with our hard-earned dollars by the wrong people, whether it’s well-meaning family members, friends, or even human resources or business professionals claiming they know best. It’s not necessarily that the advice was wrong, it was just one-sided. …

5 Things to Do Now If You Might Need Assisted Living in 2022

Think you or a loved one could need assisted living in the next six to 12 months? Here’s five easy things you can do now to ease future financial burdens and protect everything you’ve worked for so you can focus on getting the care you need.   1) Establish a caregiver agreement. Even if the caregivers…

Elder Law Guidance Celebrates National Special Needs Law Month in October

Focus on Awareness of Legal Options for People with Disabilities  October 21, 2021, Richmond – Elder Law Guidance, The Elder Law Practice of Scott E. Collins, PLLC, is celebrating National Special Needs Law Month in October, as established by the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA). The Richmond-based firm is raising awareness about the…