Do I Need An Estate Planning or An Elder Law Attorney?

Do I Need An Estate Planning or An Elder Law Attorney?

Often, when clients come to us, one of the first questions they ask is “What is the difference between Estate Planning and Elder Law?” While this question may seem simple, whether a client needs Estate Planning or Elder Law, legal services depends greatly on each client’s unique set of circumstances. To help you make...
Read More
Tips on Family Law Mediation

Tips on Family Law Mediation

Many people have heard the term ‘mediation,’ but often, we are asked what exactly mediation is and how it can benefit our clients. Mediation is a process where two parties discuss their disputes with a qualified and experienced impartial third-party. The mediator can help the two parties come to an amicable...
Read More
The Month of June Helped Us Raise Awareness About Elder Abuse

The Month of June Helped Us Raise Awareness About Elder Abuse

Elder abuse is an epidemic that seems to be growing rapidly in recent years. Although abuse can happen at any time, elder abuse specifically impacts seniors over the age of sixty. The National Council on Aging describes it as “physical abuse, emotional abuse, sexual abuse, exploitation, neglect, and abandonment....
Read More
Introducing Roth Elder Law’s New Mediation Program

Introducing Roth Elder Law’s New Mediation Program

You may have heard about mediation, but do you know what exactly mediation is, and what it entails? Let us share with you more about the importance of mediation and Roth Elder Law’s new Mediation Program. Mediation is a process where two parties discuss their disputes with a qualified and experienced impartial...
Read More
Meet Our New Mediator, Kristin B. Schamel, Esq.

Meet Our New Mediator, Kristin B. Schamel, Esq.

Roth Elder Law is pleased to welcome (back) Kristin Schamel as the newest addition to our team. Kristin is originally from the Chicago area, and earned her Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. In 1995, Kristin moved to California with her husband, a proud United...
Read More
Ancillary Probate Tips for Planning Your Estate

Ancillary Probate Tips for Planning Your Estate

You might be concerned that a vacation home or other property you own out of state will be hard to distribute to your heirs.  Alongside the probate in your home state, another, ancillary, probate court process might need to occur. Ancillary probate can present some challenges.  As you plan ahead, these are a few...
Read More
When to Hire A Paid Caregiver for an Elder Loved One

When to Hire A Paid Caregiver for an Elder Loved One

Whether due to an illness, a debilitating injury or as a result of the aging process, elder adults often require assistance to meet their daily needs. Statistically, most assistance is provided by family caregivers, but there almost invariably comes a time when these caregivers may need to make room for outside help....
Read More
4 Foods to Help Seniors Augment Their Memories

4 Foods to Help Seniors Augment Their Memories

A healthy diet is important at any stage of life, but it is particularly important for older adults. A poor diet can weaken an aging adult’s immune system and expose them to common illnesses. These illnesses can end-up having a disproportionate impact on aging adults compared to younger people. A lack of nutrients...
Read More