May 2024 Newsletter

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From The Certified Elder Law Attorney's Desk:

William W. “Bill” Erhart

Trusts for Persons with Disabilities: By Accident or Mistake, or by Decision

About 13.5 percent of the U.S. population has some type of disability. Around 46 percent of Americans over age 75 live with some disability. The most common disability affects one’s ability to ambulate. About 4.7 percent aged between 21 and 64 years and 30 percent of people aged 75 or older have some limitation moving. However, the most common disabilities among those 20 years and below are cognitive. These include hearing, concentrating, remembering, and decision making.

Helping those with disabilities, whether because of genetics, age, or trauma, is the mission of our practice.

Every day, we receive calls from or have consultations with people who need help regarding disabilities, whether for themselves or their family members. Sometimes clients come to us because they are proactive and contemplate careful planning for...

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