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Author Archives: Kimberly Paton

Key Aspects of the CARES Act Provisions Authorizing Small Business Loans

Small business owners are necessarily prepared for various types of challenges, but what do you do when the government orders you to close for an indefinite amount of time? Unfortunately, the COVID-19 pandemic has put millions in this very difficult position. Even worse, it is still unclear in many places when authorities will allow businesses […]

Understanding How COVID-19 May Have Affected the Value of Your Estate

The economic and personal upheaval triggered by the COVID-19 outbreak is likely to warrant a review of your estate plan, no matter how thorough you think it is. As Americans cope with health fears and financial volatility, it’s worthwhile to determine whether a will, trust, advance medical directive or other legal instrument needs to be […]

Avoid Family Strife with the Proper Documentation

Times are hard.  Many of our adult children come home to get back on their feet. Many of our clients want to help their family and friends by loaning money or guaranteeing and/or co-signing a loan. This can cause a disaster. Don’t Assume Anything. When adult children come home, there needs to be a “plan” that everybody […]

What is “Bitcoin” and how do I include it in my Will or on my Taxes

Bitcoin is legally known as cryptocurrency. It is an Internet Asset. As the world expands and “real” life becomes intertwined with the internet, more and more people are going to have internet assets. One of the most popular forms of internet assets is cryptocurrency, for example, “Bitcoin.” Cryptocurrency actually refers to a code with a unique number […]

Dementia and Driving Liability

It is natural for a person to go through certain physical and psychological changes as part of the aging process. This can include worsening eyesight, slowed reaction time, poor night vision, and in some cases a decline in cognitive ability. As you notice these changes in your loved ones as they age, you may become […]

Warning Signs of a Heart Attack and Stroke

It’s important to catch potential heart attacks and strokes as soon as possible. Below are some indicators that together or separately warn of these medical emergencies. Heart Attack Chest Discomfort: Pressure, squeezing, fullness, or pain in the center of your chest that lasts for several minutes and occurs intermittently Upper Body Discomfort: Could occur anywhere […]

Holocaust Reparations Can Be Protected from Medicaid

As part of our Elder Law practice, we know things that others don’t. Here’s some important information: Holocaust Reparations and Medicaid You may already know that your assets and income are a big factor in the Medicaid you receive. Almost any money you have can be taken by Medicaid. However, Holocaust reparations are often exempt […]

Important Reminder: POAs for College-Age Kids

My clients all know how much I stress the importance of everyone having a Power of Attorney (POA), even children once they turn 18. This is especially important now that it is time for incoming freshmen to start their first semester of college. What many parents do not realize is that once a child turns […]

Noise Complaints

Nearly everyone has had to put up with a neighbor’s noisy party or the dog down the street that never stops barking. Although situations like these may seem inevitable, there is something you can do about them when they arise. At a state-wide level, the Noise Control Act and Noise Control Regulations govern commercial and […]

Consequences of Becoming an Uber Driver

Due to the rise in popularity of Uber and other private taxi-like companies, many people see becoming a driver as an easy way to make extra money. Driving for Uber can have significant consequences. Below is a summary of potential liability issues, and a possible alternative for your consideration. Uber Liability Issues: Personal car insurance […]

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