Category: General Interest

Know Your Rights: Patient Transfers/Discharges

By Rick Law, elder law and estate planning attorney in Aurora, IL.  Rick and his attorney daughter Diana Law are partners at the Estate, Asset, and Retirement Tax law firm of Law Elder Law.  Although each state has its own rules regarding transfers and discharges, if the facility accepts Medicaid and/or Medicare, it is bound […]

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Zen and the Art of Aging – a Seniors Guide

From the desk of Estate Planning attorney Rick L. Law of the Estate, Asset, and Retirement Tax law firm of Law Elder Law.  Dale Chatfield was a man of simple and powerful virtues.  His initiative, integrity, and personality drew people to him, and in turn, he enriched their lives.  When Dale passed in 2014, he […]

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Diana Law selected as a Leading Lawyer

BY LEL’s Rick Law.  Diana Law, and Rick Law are partners at the multi-generational law firm of Law Elder Law in Aurora, IL.  The Estate, Asset and Retirement Tax law firm at Law Elder Law serve pre-retirees, retirees, seniors and their families. LEL’s own Attorney Diana Law has once again been selected as a Leading Lawyer […]

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Protect Yourself From Needless Suffering!

By elderlaw and estate planning attorney Rick Law.  Rick is founder and managing partner at the multi-generation Estate, Asset, and Retirement Tax Law firm of Law Elder Law in Aurora, Illinois. One of my friends is suffering from long term nerve pain, which is one of the most common complications caused by Shingles. Although Shingles […]

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Alzheimer’s Disease and Home-Care

By Rick Law, elder law and estate planning attorney at the Estate, Asset and Retirement Tax Law Firm of Law Elder Law in Aurora, IL.   Finding a dependable, trustworthy, long-term caregiver is something that families often grapple with…  retaining a great caregiver is the other half of the struggle that families encounter when faced […]

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Nursing Home Residents’ Rights

By Rick Law, founder and managing partner of Law Elder Law in Aurora, Illinois.  At LEL, we know that the world has changed. Thankfully, we can help; We make the complex easy to understand. The Federal Nursing Home Reform Act lays out the rights of the residents. Under the federal act, a nursing home facility is […]

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The Honor Flight Network

By Rick Law of Law Elder Law.  LEL is Aurora, Illinois’ Estate, Asset, and Retirement Tax law firm.  The multi-generational law firm at Law Elder Law serves seniors and their families in Chicagoland and the suburbs in Illinois. The nonprofit Honor Flight Network, has the privilege of giving our veterans a special tribute for their […]

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Personal Respond-ability

By Rick Law of the Estate, Asset, and Retirement Tax Law Firm at Law Elder Law.  Along with his daughter – Attorney Diana Law – Rick is a partner at the multi-generation law firm at Law Elder Law in Western suburban Chicagoland, Illinois.   We can choose how we respond to life’s circumstances… This was […]

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Do You Have Someone Who Will Advocate For You?

By Rick L. Law of the Estate, Asset and Retirement Tax Attorneys at Law Elder Law in west suburban Aurora, Illinois. Older adults have often lamented of doctors and/or hospital staff who ignored the wishes of a loved one, and proceeded with pursuing life-prolonging care.  Even when they had insisted that their loved one did […]

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Planning to Protect

By Law Elder Law’s Rick Law. The LEL team is comprised of Estate, Asset & Retirement Tax Planning attorneys in the Western Chicago suburb of Aurora in Illinois. Planning ahead to protect your surviving spouse is one of the best things you can do to protect your loved ones.  The problem is, some people wait until […]

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