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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.

A Trustee's Responsibilities under a Special Needs Trust

The terms of a Special Needs Trust set forth the trustee's responsibilities to the beneficiary. Being appointed and serving as a trustee is very serious.

Medicaid Exemptions for Transfers of Assets

Medicaid allows asset transfers in some circumstances. If a transfer meets one of these exceptions, it would not affect the eligibility of the applicant.

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.

Building an Undue Influence Case

Many people walk in the attorney's door seeking to contest a will easily. Nevertheless, undue influence cases must be developed and supported by facts.

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.

Choosing the Right Attorney

It is important that you select your attorney with caution, due to the serious nature of litigation and your various legal needs.

Achieving a Better Life Experience Act

In 2014, President Obama signed into law The Stephen Beck, Jr., Achieving a Better Life Experience Act (ABLE Act). In January 2016, NJ enacted its version.

Abuse of the Elderly

Unfortunately, we all hear stories about the elderly becoming targets of financial, physical or emotional abuse or neglect. This a growing problem.

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.

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