A Personal Services Agreement (PSA) is a contract between two or more people. The purpose of a PSA is to provide a written contract for services in exchange for payment for those services. The services usually include care of a person (the recipient), such as bathing, feeding, and transportation, and care of a person’s property, such as bill paying and managing finances. A PSA can also enable the service-provider (the caregiver) to be reimbursed for out-of-pocket expenses incurred during the course of the caregiving.
Who remembers the time when the chances were about 50% that a caller was actually a friend or family member due to the telemarketers who would prey on you at all hours of the day, particularly at dinner time? Seniors, however, continue to be prey to the telemarketers because many don't know about registering their telephone number on the Do Not Call registry, and those who have registered their home phone number have forgotten to register their cell phone number.
Read the article titled, "When Dementia Derails Your Parent's Finances" at http://healthland.time.com/2012/06/06/when-dementia-derails-your-parents-finances/
Our office has seen an influx of requests for Premarital Agreements (aka Prenup or "PMA") due to the numerous amounts of clients who are deciding to remarry later in life after the original spouse has died. And the reason for obtaining a PMA is not because the clients thinks that they may end up getting divorced...
in the middle of a crisis is imperative.
Read the blog post by Chris Cooper, who further writes about this complex topic.
protecting your family's privacy?
In his article "Addressing Client Privacy," attorney George H. Lovett points to statistics from the Federal Trade Commission showing that in 2011, agencies registered 1.8 million scam complaints, costing the victims over $1.5 billion. Consider these numbers along with the fact that Ohio has one of the strongest open public records laws in the country, and the stage is set for scam artists to take advantage of unsuspecting Ohio citizens.