Welcome Elizabeth!

Please meet our new associate, attorney Elizabeth Doyle! We are so happy to have her as a new member of our team.

Elizabeth earned her undergraduate and law degrees from Suffolk University, as well as a master’s degree from Northeastern. Like many elder law attorneys, personal experience brought her...

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Reimagining Elder Care & Disability Care

We are in an exciting moment in history when it comes to reimagining elder care and disability care. The pandemic laid bare what many already knew – no one wants to live somewhere that feels like a facility, an institution, or a hospital. We would all prefer to live in and age in our...
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Who Can Talk to Social Security on Your Behalf?

If you are on Social Security, then you know that sometimes there’s a need to talk to the agency.  Maybe you’ve changed your address, or perhaps a spouse died and you needed to adjust your monthly payment. But what happens if you need to talk to Social Security, but you aren’t competent to do so?...
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We’re Hiring an Associate Attorney!

Dear Friends, Our firm is growing, and we need to hire an associate attorney.  If you know an attorney who would enjoy practicing elder law and special needs planning – and would love to spend time with yours truly 😄 – please pass this post on to them. Thank you! - Alexis & Doreen

Will Stimulus Payments Disrupt My Public Benefits?

Will Stimulus Payments Disrupt My Public Benefits? If you are on public benefits and receiving a stimulus payment, then you are probably concerned about how the payment will affect your public benefits (ex. MassHealth or SSI).  In short, it will not. Stimulus payments are not considered “income.”   They are also not considered “assets” UNLESS you are...
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Seeking an Associate

Seeking an Associate We are an entrepreneurial elder law and special needs planning firm in Norwell that is on track for growth, and we need an experienced associate to join our team and work directly with the owner to help our clients.  Our team consists of one attorney/owner, one legal assistant, and one paralegal. We are...
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What Matters to Me Workbook

My favorite topic! If you have been reading these newsletters, then you know that the subject that I return to over and over again (and again and again) is the health care proxy and the importance of advance care planning.  If you are ever in a situation where you are unable to make your own...
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Useful Info During COVID (v.6)

Scammers Gonna Scam As we begin vaccinations, you can be sure that scammers will be coming up with creative ways to separate you from your money.  Per the FTC, keep the following in mind: You likely will not need to pay anything out of pocket to get the vaccine during this public health emergency. You...
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