Robert Morris

12 articles

What Is IRMAA?

Seniors Avoid the Cliff! By Robert S. Morris Our practice of Elder Law includes all legal issues common to older people. One issue of concern to...

What Happens If The Original Will Is Lost?

Don't Lose the Original Will Wills only take legal effect when the person who made the will dies and the will is admitted to probate. Probate...

New Ways to Avoid Probate

Wills have been at the center of estate planning for many years. However, wills don’t take legal effect until the person who made the...

Elder Law Defined

Elder Law recognizes that older people have a special set of issues to be addressed through the legal system. Among these are public benefits, retirement,...

Dementia – Planning Ahead

According to the National Institute on Aging,  dementia is the loss of cognitive functioning (thinking, remembering, and reasoning) and behavioral abilities to such an...

Medicaid Top 3 Mistakes

Medicaid is a joint federal-state program that is best known for funding nursing home care for “impoverished” seniors. Let’s focus for a moment on the...