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Harry’s Law – Hollywood and Elder Law Collide (Part 2)

So, last week we were talking about Gloria and Abe, the subject of an elder law plot line on the NBC drama, Harry’s Law.  Gloria wants to divorce Abe because she can’t afford the long term care that Abe needs without selling their house and leaving her destitute.  A discussion amongst the lawyers in the […]

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“Harry’s Law” – Hollywood and Elder Law Collide

Over the years, not surprisingly, there have been many televisions series that focus on the legal profession.  The stories are interesting, entertaining and often emotional.  LA Law was a popular show back when I was in law school.  Currently, Kathy Bates stars in Harry’s Law, which focuses on Harriet “Harry”: Korn and the other lawyers […]

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Failing To Tie Up Loose Ends

Tying up legal loose ends is so important.   Mary and John had been divorced 15 years ago.  They had split their assets, with John keeping his retirement account and Mary keeping the house.  John now needs nursing home care.  “It shouldn’t be a problem”, I told Mary.  “He’ll need to spend down his assets and […]

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Mary and Bob – Almost Divorced But Then Tragedy Strikes

Mary and Bob were married 40 years and raised a son together.  Over the years, however, they grew apart and when their son entered the military and his career took him overseas they realized that there was no reason for them to stay together.  They agreed that a divorce and pursuing separate lives made sense.  […]

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