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Beware of Non-Lawyers Offering Medicaid Planning Advice

In recent years a number of non-lawyers have started businesses offering Medicaid planning services to seniors.

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Should You Prepare a Medicaid Application Yourself?

Whether you should prepare and file a Medicaid application by yourself or should hire help depends on answers to the following questions:

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Insurance Agent Given Jail Time for Selling Annuity to Elderly Woman With Dementia

A California insurance agent has been sentenced to 90 days in jail for selling an annuity to an 83-year-old woman who allegedly ..

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Estate Planning Smarts: A Practical, User-Friendly, Action-Oriented Guide

Planning an estate involves fitting together many pieces.

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Your Estate Plan: What Legacy Will You Leave?

Estate planning is primarily about how to pass your property on after your death to the recipients of your estate w...

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Receiving an Inheritance While on Medicaid

For most people, receiving an inheritance is something good, but for a nursing home resident on Medicaid, an inherit...

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ElderLaw 101

How Does Medicaid Treat Income?

The basic Medicaid rule for nursing home residents is that they must pay all of their income, minus certain deductions, to the nursing home. 

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Using a Prepaid Funeral Contract to Spend Down Assets for Medicaid

In addition to helping your family after your death, a prepaid funeral contract can be a good way to spend down assets in order to qualify for Medicaid.

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