June 25, 2019 FEATURED

Hoarding Through The Looking Glass

By Karren Jo Pope-Onwukwe, Esq.

A local attorney, Bonita and her seventy-seven-year-old mother Christine initially met with me to discuss estate planning and some questions that Christine had concerning her pension, health insurance, prescriptions, and Medicare. When they arrived in my office, Christine had not brought her most current bank statements or any correspondence concerning her pension as I had requested. After a brief discussion, I told Christine I would come and meet with her at her home to see if I could help her locate the information that we needed. Both the mother and daughter’s reaction to my suggestion was the same, “The house is a mess!”

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