Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE)

By Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq. of Hanlon Niemann, a Freehold, NJ Elder Care Attorney What is PACE? PACE stands for Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly. It is an innovative Medicare program that provides individuals age 55 and older comprehensive medical and social services provided by a team of professionals in a community-based center […]

Guardianship Commissions in New Jersey

By Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq. of Hanlon Niemann, a Freehold, NJ Guardianship Attorney Questions often come up concerning compensation available to a Guardian if appointed by the Superior Court of New Jersey. The following blog discusses the commission schedule which a Guardian is entitled to receive under New Jersey Law.   It is as follows: (1)     […]

A Guardian or Power of Attorney Who Assumes a Duty to Care for a Person Over Age 60 Can Be Charged With Elder Abuse in New Jersey

By Fredrick P. Niemann of Hanlon Niemann, a Freehold New Jersey Elder Abuse Attorney Crimes against those who cannot realistically defend themselves are considered particularly offensive because of the one-sided nature of the relationship, especially in cases involving the aged and the disabled. One of the most common offenses involves endangering the welfare of the […]

Who Guards the Guardians?

By Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq. of Hanlon Niemann, a Freehold, NJ Guardianship Law Firm New Jersey Guardianships ask everyday people to step up to the plate for someone else. Guardians are crucial to the way we protect people. However, the job isn’t easy and people who enter these situations aren’t always prepared. After all, who […]

The Bank Says I Need Guardianship for Mom

By Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq. of Hanlon Niemann, a Freehold, NJ Guardianship Attorney I hate the arrogance of many banks and brokerage firms. They often times make my professional life and that of my clients difficult, especially when it comes to Powers of Attorney (POA’s). Here’s an example of what we typically go through. A […]

At What Age Should You Begin Receiving Your Social Security Benefit?

By Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq. of Hanlon Niemann, a Freehold, NJ Elder Care Attorney When you finally start the process of estate planning, you are generally advised to coordinate your wealth with your retirement plan. Why? Your wealth determines your spendable cash flow during your retired years and your retirement plan will influence how much […]