Welcome to the March Issue of the
Texas Elder Law E-Letter
Our next free Estate Planning Essentials Workshop will be live on Saturday, March 18, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. until noon. Registration can be made by calling us at (214) 720-0102 or signing up online at www.dallaselderlawyer.com.

Attendees often ask questions about estate planning, probate, Medicaid and Veterans benefits. We proceed to answer the questions over the course of the workshop (although there will be a presentation also).

The photos are of Michael B. Cohen and members of the Board of Directors of the Dallas and Northeast Texas Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association in addition to the President and CEO, Joanne Pike, DrPH, at the play “Unforgettable” sponsored by the Association (a sell-out crowd of 1500 in attendance) held in February. The chapter will also be hosting a gala on April 29, 2023. If interested in attending, you can contact smhanford@alz.org.

Please note that Michael B. Cohen’s radio show on estate planning and elder law can be heard on KAAM (770 AM) on Mondays and Tuesdays at 1:00 p.m. and Saturday at 10:00 a.m. Prior shows (topics are categorized) can be heard as podcasts on SoundCloud and as indicated on our website www.dallaselderlawyer.com. Our podcasts can also be heard on Spotify and Apple Podcasts. Subscribe to be notified of future releases.

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Elvis and Lisa Marie Presley’s Estate Planning Mistakes – Should They Have Had “Suspicious Minds” So Their Estates Wouldn’t Be “all Shook Up”?

Elvis Presley, the King of Rock n’ Roll, trusted his manager and promoter, Colonel Tom Parker. Maybe he shouldn’t have. Elvis named his trustworthy father (Vernon) who was in poor health and elderly as the executor (without an alternate) of his will. That was a mistake. In fact, he should have had a trust with a professional trustee and a trust protector. 

9 Documents Other Than a Will to Consider in Estate Planning

Most people think of a will when it comes to estate planning, but there are many other documents to consider in basic estate planning depending on your individual situation. 




Success Story Of The Month Medicaid’s Love It Or List It?


Sometimes there is a simple solution for asset preservation when applying for long-term care Medicaid – whether the applicant is either in a nursing home that accepts Medicaid or is living at home.  If eligible for Medicaid, the government will help pay for those care costs.




Will Charles Manson’s Helter-skelter Estate Battle Be Coming to a Dead End?


The battle over the estate of notorious murderer Charles Manson (who died in 2017) may soon be finally coming closer to a conclusion. However, it is likely that the hearing (set for later this month) will only get one step closer to finalization. Three people are left in the fight over Mansion’s murderabilia which is estimated to be worth $400,000 to $1 million.  


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