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Tanya Hobson Williams, Attorney-at-law
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From Corporate Professionals to Elder Law... We have the legal expertise to help you succeed
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Stay up to date on everything happening this season at Hobson-Williams, PC with our Summer 2017 E-Newsletter. This season’s issue covers Tanya Hobson-Williams Quoted in Bigger Law Firm Magazine, How Joint Accounts and Gifting Affect Medicaid Eligibility, Nursing Home Contracts, and more!

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Revocable living trusts provide savings opportunities, save #probate expenses, and provide other advantages over a #LastWillandTestament. A #revocablelivingtrust allows assets within the #trust as well as income generated by those #assets to be managed and distributed by the #trustee.

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This #MemorialDay we join in honoring and remembering our nation's heroes for their sacrifices and service to our country.

Our office will be closed Monday, May 29, in observance of the holiday.
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Questioning an #attorneybill is not that uncommon in today’s world. In fact, state and local bar associations both consistently report that #feedisputes are some of the most common complaints that they receive against lawyers. This has even led some states to start up certain attorney-client fee dispute programs to resolve the issues. While attorney fees are most certainly not cheap, it is important to remember that in most cases the fees are, indeed, justified.
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Many individuals have worked for different #companies throughout the years and may have had a 401(k) plan worth a small amount of money when they left. Some people lose track of these accounts over the years, however, or find that their plan was transferred to another administrator. Sometimes, in such a case, the administrator may not be able to locate the plan.
Tracking down lost #retirementaccounts can be a tedious process. To read more about this topic, click on the link

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As individuals begin to age, long-term care #services and how to #finance them become major concerns. Many turn to Medicaid to pay for their long-term care needs. However, since Medicaid eligibility is determined by the combined value of #income and #assets, gifting money and joint accounts may impede a person’s ability to secure Medicaid benefits.
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Before a senior gets admitted to a nursing home, he or she will need to sign a contract or other admission’s agreement. A contract is a #legallybinding document that defines the conditions under which the senior is admitted. It is important for seniors and caregivers alike to review and understand the contract in its entirety to ensure optimal care, protection and provisions.
Read more about nursing home contracts in our latest blog post:

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When secured creditors place an #allasset agreement in their financing statement, they should be aware that less may be more. When First Niagara Bank supplemented the typical “all assets” language in its security agreement with a property description, the bank opened the door for some complex #litigation.
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A #nursinghome may choose to discharge a person for a variety of reasons, including insufficient health insurance coverage or improvement in a patient’s health. However, if a resident is unfairly discharged, the discharge can be challenged.
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It was recently announced that an 80-year-old patient will not have her case dismissed for a nursing home’s failure to correctly diagnose and treat a hematoma in her bicep. Rather than bringing a medical malpractice suit against the #nursinghome, the plaintiff's claim is under Public Health Law § 2801-d, a statute that protect a patient’s right to appropriate medical care, to be informed of their medical condition, and to have private communications with physicians or lawyers.
Read more on this #elderlaw topic in our latest blog: http://thobsonwilliamslaw.com/blog/judge-decides-not-dismiss-case-nursing-home/
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