estate planning attorney | Law Firm Newswire - Part 3

Virginia Beach, VA (Law Firm Newswire) December 3, 2012 – An adult child of an indigent, or financially overburdened parent, may be on the hook for their extraordinary debt. Though not many individuals are aware of this fact, at least 29 states, as well as Puerto Rico, have laws granting long-term care providers the authority to seek payment from the adult children of a parent to whom a provider renders care. Katherine Pearson, Professor of Law at the Dickinson School of Law at Penn State University, states that care providers in Pennsylvania and South Dakota are actively pursuing payment from […]


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Virginia Beach, VA (Law Firm Newswire) October 10, 2012 – Hook Law Center (formerly Oast & Hook) has many professionals who have family members serving in the armed forces; working with military families to plan for retirement and understanding what benefits are available to veterans is of utmost importance to everyone at Hook Law Center.  According to a recent study from The First Command Financial Behaviors Index, some 36 percent of military families considered “middle-class” (which means senior NCOs as well as commissioned officers in pay grades E-6 and above who have household incomes of $50,000 or more)  are either […]


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