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Managing Partner’s Opinion Article Published in Bloomberg Law

March 23, 2023 in News

Our managing partner, Heather Kirson, was recently published in Bloomberg Law, “Uniform Guardianship would Strengthen Adult Protection in Florida”.  The article outlines the many protections Florida has in place in the guardianship process. In addition, outlining the need for Florida to join the Uniform Adult Guardianship and Protective Proceedings Jurisdiction […]

So Far Away: Twenty Questions for Long-Distance Caregivers

March 15, 2023 in News

National Institute on Aging. So Far Away: Twenty Questions for Long-Distance Caregivers. 48 pages. Buy on Amazon. Caregiving can be difficult in any situation, but it is especially difficult if you don’t live near your loved one. According to the National Institute on Aging (NIA), approximately 7 million adults provide caregiving for loved […]

What to Do If Your Medicaid Application Is Denied

March 10, 2023 in News

If you apply for long-term care assistance through Medicaid and your application is denied, the situation may seem hopeless. The good news is that you can appeal the decision.  Medicaid is a program for low-income individuals, so it has strict income and asset eligibility requirements. Qualifying for Medicaid requires navigating the complicated application […]

2023 Careers in the Law – March 30th

March 8, 2023 in News

The Elder Law Center of Kirson & Fuller are proud to participate in Florida A & M University College of Law 2023 Careers in the Law. Careers in the Law allows students to learn more about different practice areas and meet firms who recruit FAMU Law students. The law school […]

Requiring Adult Children to Pay for Aging Parents’ Care

March 7, 2023 in News

Did you know you could be responsible for your parents’ unpaid bills? More than half of all states currently have laws making adult children financially responsible for their parents, including their long-term care costs. However, these laws are rarely enforced. Filial responsibility laws obligate adult children to provide necessities like […]


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