The number of Americans over 65 who are divorced has radically increased in the last 15 years and elder law attorneys believe that asset preservation is the main cause. There is another way to preserve assets, however, and that’s to carry out proper estate planning.  An experienced estate planning attorney can help couples properly plan for the costs and decisions involved in a long term care situation and can reduce the need for divorce.

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