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Thursday, December 21, 2017

Attention Parents of Young Adults: Yes, You!


Maine Center for Elder Law attorney Barbara Schlichtman says "if you are over 18 and you have a checking account or a bike, you have assets and that means you have an estate." We don't often think of young adults as needing "estate" planning, but there are basic legal documents they (and everyone) should have: an Advance Health Care Directive, HIPAA authorization, and Durable Power of Attorney.

ATTENTION PARENTS! Did you know once your child turns 18, you no longer have automatic access to:

  • your child's health records;
  • your child's medical condition; and
  • your child's education records (without a Read more . . .


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The Maine Center for Elder Law is a practice of Perkins Thompson, P.A. The Center assists clients with Medicaid (MaineCare) Planning, Planning for VA Aid and Attendance Eligibility, Special Needs Planning, Estate Planning, and Probate, Estate & Trust Administration matters in York County, Cumberland County and nearby Maine counties.



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