What are Medicaid Spousal Impoverishment Numbers in 2023?
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has released the 2023 federal guidelines for how much money the spouses of institutionalized Medicaid recipients may keep.
When Might I Need an Elder Law Attorney?
Experienced Elder Law attorneys provide comprehensive legal planning based on the needs and wishes of their clients.
Should Each Child Get Equal Inheritance?
Equally sharing the wealth among the children isn’t always fair, such as when one sibling is the primary caretaker, or another is already wealthy.
How Safe Are Your Aging Parents?
As the American population of seniors continues to expand, the need for intentional estate planning becomes more urgent, especially for the children of aging parents.
Can an Elder Law Attorney Help Me with Medicaid?
How can an elder law Medicaid attorney help?
Medicaid Crisis Planning for Long Term Care Costs
In general, estate planning is a practice that requires forward thinking. However, sometimes estate planning must occur in the midst of a crisis.
Supplemental Needs Trust Preserves Essential Government Benefits
For disabled persons receiving financially based government benefits, supplemental needs trusts (‘SNTs’) can safeguard benefits and serve as an effective estate planning tool.
What are Benefits of Pre-Planning My Funeral?
Questions around death planning can feel overwhelming: Cremation or burial or natural organic reduction? What will your family want, and what will it cost? Do you really need to think about all this if you’re young and healthy right now—or can you put off these decisions until you’re older or dealing with a life-threatening illness?
Can I Avoid the Economic Dangers of Caregiving?
If caregiving looms in your future — and it likely does if you’re a daughter, an only child or the one (if you are, you know what I mean) — take time now to protect your financial life.
Proposal to Improve Nursing Home Quality
White House officials on Monday outlined more than 20 separate actions, many of them sought by advocates and opposed by the industry.