Guardianship

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Guardianships provide a necessary intervention for people who are no longer able to act on their own behalf. The firm of Somekh & Associates is experienced in this delicate and very important area of elder law. Guardianships can deliver this important function for people who are unable to act on their own volition. The law firm of Somekh & Associates has … Read More

Estate Planning Attorney

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Estate Planning Attorney An estate planning attorney assists you with planning out your future. Somekh & Associates can help you in this matter, offering customized advice, paying attention to tax consequences, any concerns regarding the family relationship and efficient administration services. As estate planning attorneys, we can advise you on getting your affairs in order and how to prepare for the possibility of … Read More

Elder Law Attorney Services

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Elder Law Attorney – Why Hire This Specialist? An Elder Law Attorney is a specialist in an area of law that is often misunderstood and quite often, misrepresented. It is defined by the client’s needs, instead of a particular field. For this reason, Somekh & Associates are aware that elders needs likely goes beyond basic legal services. We have connections to … Read More

Incapacity Planning

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This is good information about planning for the unexpected, like incapacity. However, please note the numbers are much higher in New York! – Lori… Incapacity Planning July 4, 2018 by Steve Hartnett 0 Comments People plan to die. We know it’s going to happen. Perhaps we have life insurance to cover our financial responsibilities and care for our loved ones. We may have … Read More

A short history of death discussion movements

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It’s apparent this is not a pleasant subject to discuss but practically speaking, it’s high on the list of “Must Haves” – Please consider how this applies to you! From AAEPA.com A short history of death discussion movements A Short History of Death Discussion Movements June 18, 2018 by Gail Rubin Estate planning attorneys recognize that most people are not … Read More

Declines in Hospital-Acquired Conditions Save 8,000 Lives and $2.9 Billion in Costs

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Important News from Lori Somekh… CMS NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 5, 2018  Contact: CMS Media Relations (202) 690-6145 | CMS Media Inquiries   Declines in Hospital-Acquired Conditions Save 8,000 Lives and $2.9 Billion in Costs National efforts to improve patient safety showing continued progress  Data released today by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) show continued progress in … Read More

Estate Planning is Too Important to Procrastinate

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This is an important article to read…-Lori May 30, 2018 by Steve Hartnett 0 Comments Most of us recognize that estate planning is the loving and responsible thing to do. Yet, only 44% of adult Americans even have so much as a simple Will, according to a Gallup poll. Our world is increasingly complex. It seems our lives are busier than ever. Interestingly, this may … Read More