How Do I Find a Great Elder Law Attorney?

How Do I Find a Great Elder Law Attorney

Did you know someone who is 65 today has a 70 percent chance of needing long-care treatment in the future? Even seniors who have saved up for their waning years can find it a challenge to pay for nursing home costs, especially when relying only on Medicare coverage.

Is a Medicaid Annuity a Good Idea?

Is a Medicaid Annuity a Good Idea

For couples who face depleting their own assets, using a Medicaid-compliant annuity could be a way to preserve assets and still qualify for Medicaid.

Do I Need an Attorney for Probate?

Do I need an attorney for probate

A competent elder law or estate attorney can discuss and use, where appropriate, such provisions as the family exemption, benefits to prepaying inheritance tax, even where the tax return is not yet complete and a listing of itemized deductions.

What Happens to Parents’ Debt when They Die?

What Happens to Parents’ Debt when They Die

Adult children typically don’t have to pay their parents’ bills. However, there are exceptions.  Even when a child doesn’t have to pay directly, debt could reduce what they inherit.

How Do I Plan with a Special Needs Child?

Planning for special needs child

For parents who have a child with special needs, planning for their loved one’s life after they themselves are gone can be overwhelming. Breaking the process down into manageable parts and working with specialized professionals and companies can help.