Elder Law

Elder Law

Chief judge changes policies after news of guardianship work by judge’s wife

Disability Law

Does ADA require nursing homes to admit obese patients?

Legal Ethics

New Jersey lawyer suspended for 1 year over large unsecured loan from client

U.S. Supreme Court

Scalia was rejected by two schools; Dad told him schools without all smart kids might be better

Trusts & Estates

Court was right to nix $12M will payout to drafting lawyer but should have resurrected prior bequest

Health Law

Little-known hospital billing practice can nix Medicare coverage of later nursing-home stay

Disability Law

Advocate urges group homes to balance disabled residents’ intimacy needs with safety concerns

Elder Law

Does adult guardianship system exploit the elderly? This woman paid about $300K in expenses

Elder Law

Lawsuit says ‘financial slavery’ service by dominatrix was elder exploitation

Elder Law

Firm leader faces ‘preposterous’ grand larceny case in removal of cameras outside home of client, 93

Criminal Justice

Freed from jail Thursday, accused airline stowaway attempter is arrested again Friday and Saturday

Elder Law

Retirement home settles DOJ suit alleging segregation based on disability in dining rooms, events

Opening Statements

Increased awareness of Alzheimer’s disease is prompting a new push to use an old advance directive

U.S. Supreme Court

Should ineligible voters be counted in district remap? SCOTUS to consider ‘one man, one vote’

Criminal Justice

Judge: Woman with history of stowaway attempts will be jailed if she keeps going to airports

Criminal Justice

Serial stowaway attempter is charged with trespassing at Chicago airports

Disability Law

Ex-lawmaker charged with felony sex abuse is acquitted by jury

Celebrities

Sons charged with stealing from best-selling true-crime author Ann Rule

Elder Law

Harper Lee probe is closed with no finding of abuse

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer gets 10-year sentence for role in stealing $3.8M from elderly victims