Leonard Baer, Esq. – Elder Law, Fraud, Financial Abuse – Smart Retirement Life

In this episode of Smart Retirement Life, I’m joined thrilled to be here with Leonard Baer, an attorney whose practice focuses on elder law. Specifically, protecting seniors and their families from financial fraud and abuse. As a practicing attorney, he has been selected for inclusion in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, a registry of the top 5% of all Attorneys … [Read more...]

Power Of Attorney: A Warning Before You Sign

A warning about signing a Power of Attorney document. How many times are we asked to sign things, and then just go ahead and sign? We go to restaurants and sign credit card receipts, but do we really review the bill? Do we read the fine print in a sales contract? We sign things all day, and most of the time we are thinking about something else - golf tomorrow, seeing the … [Read more...]

Scams. Don’t Be A Sucker!

I didn’t intend to write another post on fraud, but something “got my goat.” I must receive at least six e-mail scams a day about my winnings in the lottery. I read them and laugh at the spelling errors, the ridiculous pictures placed across the page, and the message coming from someone by the name, ‘Dr. Kinglsley Moghalu.’ I think the best laugh is the ridiculous story … [Read more...]

More Laws For Elder Fraud? No, I Don’t Think So!

A client posed this thought-provoking question: "Do I think the laws are strong enough to control elder fraud? Do we need more laws?" My typical reply would be, of course! We need much stronger laws and legislation to stop this epidemic. As I thought more about this, though, I changed my mind. We have strong legislation on the books. There are severe penalties for … [Read more...]

Mark Albertson – Kent, WA

Aging in place services Kent, QA elder law attorney with more than 25 years experience helping seniors and families. Special needs and veterans law attorney. Contact Mark Albertson 206-659-8817 Mark Albertson, PLLC PO Box 541 Kent, WA  98035 www.markalbertson.com Looking for local help? Find a Pro in your community … [Read more...]