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Sue Salach-Cutler and Fran Piekarski co-host this podcast on the challenges caregivers face when helping their loved ones. Each episode is committed in ensuring that our listeners, and those they care for, live a life with dignity, no matter their mental or physical state. We advocate for our listeners in a system that grows more complicated each year.

Jul 29, 2020

How to Pick an Attorney

In this episode Sue and Fran discuss common concerns and advice regarding estate planning and asset protection.

  • Pick an attorney before the crisis to ensure a wise decision
  • Choose an attorney with experience in a specific area e.g. estate planning, medicare, elder law or disabled children
  • Ask for attorney referrals from trusted others
  • Have a free initial meeting to see if your personalities gel
  • Make sure the attorney can explain things simply
  • Evaluate the office personnel knowing they will be the ones who will work with you
  • Consider both health care AND property when choosing a Power of Attorney
  • When challenged in picking an advocate, diffuse family conflict and hire a professional caregiver

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This podcast was produced by Habanero Media