Recent reports are that while America’s divorce rate has dropped closer to 40% from 50%, among baby boomers the divorce rate has actually increased significantly. Sociologists have their theories for this, but one thing that is certain is that divorcing later in life raises the financial stakes for married couples in Nebraska. While children may.
Neighborhood disputes over covenant violations are never popular. Boards of directors for homeowners associations are often tasked with enforcing covenants containing restrictions on the use of land within the neighborhood. Sometimes residents fail to read the covenants and understand what they are agreeing to by purchasing property in a neighborhood with use restrictions. Typical HOA.
This past summer, Thompson Law Office opened its branch office in Chadron, Nebraska, in rural Dawes County. Attorney Jane Long staffs the office, with support from the legal professionals in our West Omaha office. Our firm recognized that, like other rural communities, the population is under-served by legal professionals. Despite being a vibrant community with.
During a financial crunch, individuals and families have to make tough choices about how to allocate limited resources. During the Great Recession, when decreasing home values made home equity disappear, the choice often shifted to paying unsecured creditors, like credit cards, first. That trend appears to be reversing, with a greater emphasis on keeping up.
Marriages fail for a variety of reasons, and the Great Recession has certainly contributed to the demise of many. While the slow economic recovery may allow some marriages to recover too, the sad reality is that many will not. For those marriages that are “irretrievably broken,” increasing house values bring new equity to the marital.
Discriminating against older workers violates federal and state laws, but surveys show that age discrimination also violates common sense in some contexts. Employers are recognizing that older workers bring experience, connect with older customers, and provide a useful perspective. “Stereotypes have prevailed. Hiring managers often still view older applicants as having lower job performance, higher.
When I introduce myself and someone asks what I do, I start with “attorney” but always add that I practice Elder Law. Some just nod, some really seem to understand, but that prompts many to ask something to the effect of “what’s that?” On the first day of class each semester when I was teaching.
This summer I was invited to participate in a “Virtual Dementia Tour” organized by Kristi Benning of Right at Home and hosted by Joyce Adams at Fox Run Assisted Living of Council Bluffs, Iowa. As an Elder Law Attorney I try to keep abreast of issues surrounding aging and be sensitive to the challenges faced by.
In the current issue of the American Bar Association Journal, there is a feature on “Legal Rebels.” Imagine my shock when I paged through the article and realized that Thompson Law Office could just as easily have been featured as a Legal Rebel!! Who knew?!? The very first law firm featured in the Journal article.
We are embracing “limited scope representation.” Learn more at http://www.supremecourt.ne.gov/self-help/lim-scope-rep-client.pdf.