WorkSearch can help you if you are age 40+ and low-to-moderate income to assess your job skills, identify jobs that fit your skills, and gain training and work experience. And for those 55 or older who meet income guidelines, WorkSearch can provide an hourly wage during training through its Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP).
It is relatively easy to make a gift. Many people don’t even consult with their attorney or accountant when making a gift as they believe they know all of the rules. Unfortunately for them, there are tax traps set with every gift that is made. One of the biggest misconceptions is the annual exclusion which currently is $14,000 per donee per year, but much of the public believes that this amount is also permitted to be given away without punishment for asset protection planning purposes. It is not! The Wisconsin Medicaid authority does not follow rules relative to taxes.
You probably never thought about who has possession of your passwords to get into your computer and your various computer files and websites. It is important that you keep a list of these in a very secure place that somebody can get to after your death. It is important for them to know where it is and how to locate it.
Find at least two responsible friends or relatives who agree to serve as temporary emergency pet caregivers. Provide emergency caregivers with keys to the home, feeding and care instructions, the name and phone number for the pets’ veterinarian, and information about the permanent care provisions made for the pets.
Attorney Timothy P. Crawford is a Nationally Board Certified Elder Law Attorney(CELA). He has been Board Certified by the National Elder Law Foundation which has been approved as the Sole Certifying Organization for Elder Law Attorneys by the American Bar Association.
Attorney Timothy P. Crawford was invited to join the Council of Advanced Practitioners(CAP) of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) in August of 2005. CAP is a small group of premier elder law attorneys, all of whom have been members of NAELA for at least 10 years, are certified as elder law attorneys by the National Elder Law Foundation, and are AV rated by Martindale Hubbell, a service that provides an independent rating of the quality of attorneys, as one of the top attorneys in the nation.
Attorney Timothy P. Crawford has been selected as a Fellow of NAELA. Fellow is the highest honor bestowed by the Academy. Selection as a Fellow signifies that his peers recognize the lawyer as a model for others and as an exceptional lawyer and leader.
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