Protecting Assets Amidst Rise in Elder Marriage Scams

Posted on: October 14th, 2015
In addition to many tax, Medicare/Medicaid, reverse mortgage, and other financial scams targeting the elderly, another type of fraud is now growing. Marriage scams victimizing the elderly affect men and women fairly equally....

Tax Scams to Avoid This Tax Season

Posted on: March 18th, 2014
Throughout the year our tax planning attorneys in Chapel Hill offer news about back tax scams, charity frauds, andelder financial abuse affecting North Carolina taxpayers. ...

Protect Assets for the Elderly

Posted on: February 27th, 2014
TrustCounsel’s Chapel Hill estate planning and elder law attorneys Gregory Herman-Giddens and Kristin Burrows present “A Lawyer’s Perspective: Financial and Legal Strategies and Planning, and Assistance Paying for Long-Term Care” at the Senior Center in Pittsboro, North Carolina on March 4, 2014. The workshop is coordinated by the Chatham County Council on Aging....

BVI Accounts Under Scrutiny in 2014

Posted on: September 23rd, 2013
A new law will reveal more details about United States taxpayers who maintain accounts in the British Virgin Islands. Starting in 2014, the BVI will need to provide account information about US taxpayers in order to comply with the new legislation....

Health Care Reform Scams

Posted on: July 18th, 2013
Senior citizens are vulnerable to financial predators and scams, but now families with elderly relatives need to be aware of scams associated with the new health care reform. ...

Memory Loss, Retirement and Aging

Posted on: February 18th, 2013
Memory loss comes in many forms. From mild cognitive impairment and dementia, to the severe effects of advancing Alzheimer’s, the number of senior citizens affected by memory impairments is only going up. ...
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