Understanding the Difference Between Elder Law and Estate Planning During National Elder Law Month

Did you know that today less than half of all Americans have an estate plan? This means, in the event of a crisis, these individuals have not chosen who will have the legal authority to make their decisions. Most of us think of our estate planning in terms of inheritance and planning for our loved ones at the time of our passing, but there are lifetime decisions that your estate plan can protect you with as well. These could be decisions as simple as paying the mortgage bill or making