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Resources to learn more about how to protect your family

We're proud to be able to provide you with a library of information to help you learn about the legal options to help protect your family across the generations now, and through the many life events that will come over the years.

10 Things to Consider

When a Loved One is Hopitalized

A heart attack, stroke, or a bad fall can put a loved one in the hospital without warning. If you are the person taking on the leadership role in navigating the healthcare process, here are ten things you should know when a loved one is hospitalized.

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How a Life Plan Can Help You Land on Your Feet in a Crisis

How a Life Plan Can Help You Land on Your Feet in a Crisis

You plan for many events in life like a vacation or party; but have you created a plan that will give a road map for you, your spouse and loved ones for how you would like to live out your life? Cathleen H. Summers, RN, Esq. and Phil Summers, MBA, Esq. talk about Life Plans…

Make MultiGenerational Living a Success for Your Family

Make MultiGenerational Living a Success for Your Family

In this webinar, recorded on July 28, 2020, Nurse Attorney Cathleen Summers and Attorney Phil Summers discuss the commonly asked legal questions regarding aging parents moving in with their adult child or having an adult child move in with the aging parents. In order for you to easily access the information contained in this video,…

When Do I Need an Elder Law Attorney?

When Do I Need an Elder Law Attorney?

The legal issues facing us as we age are unique and complex.  An elder law attorney can help you and your family navigate the complicated financial, legal, and health care decisions of aging.  Not understanding these unique needs and legal implications could result in the loss of your hard-earned life savings and may get in…

Together Again: Should Aging Parents Move In with Their Adult Children?

Together Again: Should Aging Parents Move In with Their Adult Children?

You have managed to successfully raise your family and are now enjoying your independence that the empty nest affords.  You have a daily routine and are used to being in control and on your own. Sometimes, however, life throws us a curve ball.  Perhaps you have recently lost your spouse, or you have been dealing…

Why You Want to Avoid Probate During the COVID-19 Crisis & Beyond

Why You Want to Avoid Probate During the COVID-19 Crisis & Beyond

In this webinar, which was recorded on May 14, 2020, Nurse Attorney Cathleen Summers and Attorney Phil Summers discuss the details of probate – how long the process takes, what’s involved, and why you want to avoid it now and at any time in the future. In order for you to easily access this information,…

Advocating for a Loved One in a Hospital or Nursing Home

Advocating for a Loved One in a Hospital or Nursing Home

In this video webinar, Nurse Attorney Cathleen Summers discusses how to effectively advocate for a loved one who is hospitalized. Cathleen covers the basics from what estate planning documents should be in place and how to know what your loved one’s wishes are, to more in-depth information regarding effective communication with health care providers, and…

Probate Court Delays: It’s Going to Take How Long?

Probate Court Delays: It’s Going to Take How Long?

It’s heartbreaking to comprehend losing a loved one; losing a loved one from complications of the COVID-19 virus can be even more difficult to bear. The swift and sudden onset and extreme contagiousness of the illness means patients are dying without loved ones by their side. These factors can make it especially challenging for those…

When “What If” Became “What Now”

When “What If” Became “What Now”

The call came into my husband’s cell phone as we were sitting down for his 50th birthday dinner: “Your father has fallen and requires emergency surgery.” Since Bob had dementia and didn’t have family in the area, the doctors immediately looked to contact his health care proxy. Fortunately, years before the dementia set in, Bob…

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What to Do

After a Death in the Family

A death in the family is one of the most difficult life events that any of us will have to face. At Generations Law Group, we find that we are one of the first calls that clients make after their loved one has died. We created this e-book to help you navigate through this difficult time. We hope it helps to alleviate some of the stress and questions that you may have.

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