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"Will the State Take My Home?"

"Will the State take my home if I go into a nursing home?" I am asked this question more than any other. Many people are concerned about Medicaid paying for their nursing facility care and state government coming in and...

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College Savings Plan Now Completely Tax-Free

An attractive way of getting money out of an estate while helping a grandchild pay for college just got even more appealing. Under the recently enacted tax law, starting in 2002 earnings from so-called 529 accounts will no longer...

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Ex-Wife Able to Claim Former Husband's Estate

The Court of Appeals of Mississippi rules that a will executed before a couple divorced and divided their property was still valid when the ex-husband died four years later. Hinders, et al. v. Hinders (Miss. Ct. App., No. 2000-CA-01779-COA, Jan.

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Probate Versus Trusts: Why All the Fuss?

Although it is true that a living trust has several benefits, it is not the panacea for an allegedly inevitable and costly probate experience. This article will discuss those benefits and compare them with a typical Probate experience in Connecticut.

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Local Elder Law Attorneys in Ashburn, VA

Evan Farr

Farr Law Firm
Fairfax, VA

Jeffrey Hammond

Hammond and Associates, LLC, Elder Law, Estate Planning, Wills, Trusts, Probate
Bethesda, MD

Margaret O'Reilly

Margaret A. O'Reilly, PC
Herndon, VA

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