Date: May 19, 2012
Time: 10:00am - 11:00am
Event Type: Speaking Engagement
Sponsored By: Maryland State Bar Association, Inc. Leadership Academy
Ann Jakabcin and Steve Widdes will present "Practical Estate Planning - Preparing for Incapacity and Death" at the 2012 Elder Law Symposium. This free event, which is titled "Navigating the Elder Care Maze: What You Need to Know about the Legal Issues Facing Older Adults and Their Caregivers," is organized by fellows of the Maryland State Bar Association's Leadership Academy. The full day symposium covers topics such as when to hire an attorney for an elder law issue, estate planning, cost of care (including Medicare), and preventing fraud and abuse directed at the elderly.
In their 55-minute presentation, Ms. Jakabcin and Mr. Widdes will cover the following topics:
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