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Qualifying for Medicaid

To qualify, an applicant must meet certain criteria established by Medicaid for income and assets as set forth under New Jersey's administrative regulations.

Preventing Identity Theft

Preventing identity theft is a matter of being pro-active and always vigilant! Here are common sense approaches which will protect you under most conditions.

Obtaining Access to the Digital Assets

In the context of someone who has died, control over his/her digital assets becomes very important. These items may prove useful to the fiduciary.

Tips for Avoiding a Will Contest

You have no obligation to leave anyone anything, but your heirs tend to see things differently. Follow these recommendations to avoid a will contest.

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.

Social Security Benefits

Any person who has paid into Social Security for at least 10 years qualifies for its benefits. But, what are the options to claim and receive them?

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.

What are the Stages of Dementia

The stages of dementia are fluid. A person may exhibit all or some symptoms. It does not necessarily mean that he/she is incapacitated and needs a guardian.

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.

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.

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