Posts Posts by: "Stephanie Kramer"

The use of a durable power of attorney can add a great deal of flexibility for an older adult who is not quite willing to give up control of all financial matters.  Many older clients who request or require the help of an adult child with financial tasks, such as paying out monthly bills, but…(Read More)

We often see clients for assistance with the administration of a deceased loved one’s estate.  For clients who choose to undertake administration on their own without the help of a lawyer, they are often surprised to learn that it is common practice to advertise the estate immediately upon opening the estate.  Pennsylvania law requires…(Read More)

Many entrepreneurs skip the all-important step of consulting with a qualified lawyer before opening for business. While there are online services and DIY guides to assist in establishing a business, there is wisdom in hiring a lawyer when establishing your business. Registering your business entity with the proper state authorities may seem easy enough…(Read More)

Financial exploitation costs older Americans billions of dollars nationally. Financial exploitation takes a variety of different forms, including abuse by an authorized agent under a financial power of attorney, abuse by a guardian established under a court-ordered guardianship, fraudulent conveyance of real estate, fraud by home contractors, unauthorized used of credit cards and bank…(Read More)