Vallone Law Blog

Nobody lives forever, but our legacies will. There's a lot to think about when it comes to your final act and what and who you leave behind. This is a blog about estate planning, elder law, and wisely looking ahead.
Estate Planning Basics You Need to Know

Estate Planning Basics You Need to Know

The law regards estate planning as simply the aggregate of property owned by an individual, and most everyone owns at least some property. Property...

Medicaid Crises: When Should You Prepare?

Medicaid Crises: When Should You Prepare?

In order to cover the costs of long-term care (LTC), Medicaid is a joint federal and state program accessible to individuals who meet certain asset...

Dementia Caregiving

Dementia Caregiving

The experience of caring for dementia patients, especially those with Alzheimer's disease, is challenging for families. Even though you understand...

Intent Letters: Why They Are Important

Intent Letters: Why They Are Important

Business and personal issues can be addressed in a letter of intent (LOI). Your LOI is a valuable piece in your estate planning, and although it is...

Supporting Aging Parents

Supporting Aging Parents

It can be troubling to see your parents decline as they age, especially since they are often reluctant to admit how much help they need. They may...

Equality Is Usually Viewed as Equitable

Equality Is Usually Viewed as Equitable

When it comes to deciding how to leave property to your children, the obvious choice is to divide everything equally. That is the straightforward...