January 26, 2013
Special Needs, Elder Law, Wills, Trusts, Estates & Tax Blog
Readers of this blog may enjoy examining the excellent materials on the Special Needs, Elder Law, Wills, Trusts, Estates, & Tax Blog prepared by Lawrence Friedman of FriedmanLaw in Bridgewater, New Jersey.
In a recent post, Mr. Friedman discusses contracts with care facilities. Here is the opening paragraph of his post:
While it always is dangerous to sign any contract without first consulting a lawyer, it is especially risky to sign papers provided by a nursing home, assisted living facility, or other care center upon a loved one’s admission. First, you likely will be under substantial stress and not in a frame of mind to give the contract the deliberate attention needed. Second, care facility contracts typically contain jargon foreign to lay persons. I can almost guaranty that you’d be surprised to learn all the obligations you undertake when signing as ”responsible party” for a nursing home or assisted living resident.
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Thank you for the kind words, Professor Beyer. I invite readers to visit SpecialNeedsNJ.com. The site presents numerous articles and questions and answers [FAQs] on special needs, elder law, trusts and estates, and tax and hosts the Special Needs, Elder Law, Wills, Trusts, Estates & Tax Blog and its RSS subscription option.
Posted by: Lawrence Friedman | Jan 26, 2013 9:17:43 AM
and a really nice website. Mind if I steal it?
Posted by: brian j. cohan | Jan 26, 2013 10:07:05 AM