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Self-Settled Trusts Now Available for Individuals with Disabilities

Special needs individuals are now able to create their own self-settled special needs trust. President Obama signed a new act that allows them to do so.

Guardianship Monitoring

The intent of the volunteer Guardianship Monitoring Program in New Jersey is to provide oversight on the guardianships entered by the court annually.

What Does Adult Protective Services Do

The Adult Protective Services Unit is primarily set up to deal with physical or mental abuse, neglect or exploitation of a vulnerable county adult resident.

New Jersey's Qualified Income Trust

New Jersey created Qualified Income Trusts since many Medicaid applicants had too much money to qualify, but not enough to pay for nursing home costs.

Estate Planning for Young Adults

Young people need estate plans too! Many believe that because they have not acquired assets, property or retirement benefits, that it is not necessary.

Contested Guardianships and Mediation

Guardianships typically involve who will control the personal care and finances of a person who is unable to manage their own affairs. Mediation is key.

Mediation and Probate Litigation

Probate contests are unique in a number of ways. The focus of the mediation session is to leave with a full settlement agreement signed by all parties.

Representative Payee for Social Security Benefits

Social Security's Representative Payment Program provides benefit payment management for beneficiaries incapable of managing their SS and SSI payments.

Gifting & Medicaid

Gifting impacts eligibility for long term care services. Medicaid covers long term care costs for those who meet certain financial and medical requirements.

Changes to Veterans Benefits

On June 2018, the VA Mission Act was signed into law. Its purpose is to expand long-term care and post-acute care (LT/PAC) options for veterans.

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