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Use Your Will to Dictate How to Pay Your Debts

The main purpose of a will is to direct where your assets will go after you die, but it can also be used to instruct your heirs how to pay your debts. While generally heirs cannot inherit debt, debt can reduce what they receive. Spelling out how debt should be paid can help your heirs. If someone dies with outstanding debt, the executor is responsible for making sure those debts are paid. This...

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New Booklet on Protecting Residents from Financial Exploitation –A Manual for Assisted Living and Nursing Home Facilities

The Consumer Protection Financial Protection Bureau has put out a new manual for protecting residents in nursing homes and assisted living facilitates. The booklet contains lots of good information on  preventing, reporting, and responding to elder financial exploitation.  Here it...

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“Fallen Angels” of Colorado

The Meyer Law Firm has started a separate blog entitled, “Fallen Angels” where people who have suffered abuse and neglect by caregivers, guardians, conservators, personal representatives or by anyone in the probate process-whether personally or through a loved one– can interact with one another. C.A.R.E.(Caregiver Abuse Reporting & Eformation) is an interactive,...

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Tips for Choosing a Nursing Home | Colorado Nursing Home Neglect Attorney

The Denver Post reports on the issue of choosing a nursing home for your elder loved ones, a decision that more and more people are faced with, at least on a temporary basis. They suggest several different ways to be sure that you pick a good, healthy facility, and that once there, your family members are treated appropriately. They focus on six major suggestions to help get the best care...

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$3.2 Million Nursing Home Judgment | Denver Nursing Home Neglect Lawyer

The Denver Post reports that after a man died from complication from bedsores that he got while living in a Rocky Ford nursing home, his family has won a $3.2 million lawsuit against the home. The man entered Pioneer Healthcare Center in Rocky Ford in 2009. At first, he was able to walk around the facility with some help despite his Parkinson’s Disease.  However, after a large bedsore...

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