Articles In 'Estate Planning'

By Constantina Koulosousas, Wacks Debona Beilin & Weber, Posted in Elder Law, Estate & Probate Administration, Estate Planning, Special Needs Law

Lesson One. Plan Now. Rest in Peace Later. Stieg Larsson “Played with Fire” by not drafting a Will to distribute his assets. Stieg Larsson, best selling author of Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and the accompanying sequels, achieved global success through his novels and a Hollywood movie a... read more.

  • June 23, 2020

By Constantina Koulosousas, Wacks Debona Beilin & Weber, Posted in Elder Law, Estate & Probate Administration, Estate Planning, Special Needs Law

June is Elder Abuse Awareness Month Do you know the signs of Elder Abuse? How can you help? June is Elder Abuse Awareness Month.  Coincidentally, THIS June, the United States is also slowly reopening amid a global pandemic that has targeted the elderly population in every direction.  Th... read more.

  • June 17, 2020

By Constantina Koulosousas, Wacks Debona Beilin & Weber, Posted in Elder Law, Estate & Probate Administration, Estate Planning, Special Needs Law

What are THE most important legal documents to have in this crisis? Who will take care of your kids in the event you (and your spouse, ex-spouse, or partner) become sick or hospitalized? Do you have adult kids? What happens if one of them becomes sick? Can you still get information as to their medic... read more.

  • April 10, 2020

By Constantina Koulosousas, Wacks Debona Beilin & Weber, Posted in Elder Law, Estate & Probate Administration, Estate Planning, Special Needs Law

Our very own Paula DeBona was named one of New Jersey's Best Lawyers for Families by New Jersey Family Magazine in the areas of Elder Law & Estate Planning. Congratulations Paula!!   https://www.njfamily.com/best-lawyers-for-families-2020/  ... read more.

  • April 10, 2020

By Constantina Koulosousas, Wacks Debona Beilin & Weber, Posted in Elder Law, Estate & Probate Administration, Estate Planning, Special Needs Law

Is Your Family Prepared and Protected?   1.       Stay Home.  Really.  It is common for the older generation to want to continue to do everything for themselves.  After all, they survived World Wars, Depression, food shortages, HIV/AIDS epidemic, e... read more.

  • March 18, 2020

By Constantina Koulosousas, Wacks Debona Beilin & Weber, Posted in Elder Law, Estate & Probate Administration, Estate Planning, Special Needs Law

Constantina Koulosousas will speak at the Young Lawyers Conference, Saturday, November 10, 2018, 9:00am-4:00pm at the New Jersey Law Center, New Brunswick, NJ. Constantina will join a panel of professionals in discussing "Navigating Child and Elder Abuse as a Young Lawyer". Attendees earn up to 7.... read more.

  • October 30, 2018

By Constantina Koulosousas, Wacks Debona Beilin & Weber, Posted in Elder Law, Estate Planning, Special Needs Law

  As of December 13, 2016, competent individuals with disabilities can create their own first-party special needs trusts, instead of having to rely on others to do so for them.  The Special Needs Trust Fairness Act was included in the 21st Century Cures Act, a law that includes several he... read more.

  • July 26, 2018

By Constantina Koulosousas, Wacks Debona Beilin & Weber, Posted in Elder Law, Estate & Probate Administration, Estate Planning, Special Needs Law

"Competent adults have the fundamental right, in collaboration with their health care providers, to control decisions about their own health care.” See, The New Jersey Advance Directive for Mental Health Care Act. The road of mental illness is laden with peaks of competency followed by valleys... read more.

  • January 05, 2017
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