Trademarks & Service Marks

Trademarks and service marks can be a critical, and often overlooked, source of protection for anyone using a mark in connection with goods or services. While formal registration of a mark may not be essential to establish certain rights to the mark, federal registration can provide many benefits.

Medicare Coverage for Long Term Care

Can Medicare cover long term care expenses?  The answer is a qualified “yes.”  Generally speaking, Medicare Part A covers certain services provided in a skilled nursing facility under certain conditions for a limited timeframe.

Avoiding Probate – The Basics

Estate planning specialists often face clients with following the question: “How can I avoid probate?” But should you?  Probate does have certain disadvantages; however, the formalities of the probate process can be advantageous.