FALL 2015 UPDATE

Our 2015 Fall Newsletter – Download for later or read it now online. News About Us As is our custom, this semiannual correspondence is intended to keep you abreast of developments in estate and elder law. It has been a particularly active period since our Spring...

Caregiver Contracts Now Required

While Caregiver Contracts for services provided by family members have been required by Medicaid for many years, effective October 1, 2015 they are required for independent caregivers. The new policy applies not only to services normally associated with personal care...

New VA Rules

While Medicaid eligibility is affected by gifts made within five years of application, the VA program known as Aid and Attendance does not currently penalize those who have gifted away their assets in order to qualify for the benefit. As we have reported in previous...

How Much May I Gift Annually?

Gifting is an important part of our estate and elder law practice. Strategic gifting accelerates eligibility for VA benefits and Medicaid. Unfortunately, nothing seems to confuse folks more than the rules concerning gifting. In a nutshell, each of us may make gifts of...
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