Living Trusts- Legal Planning for Seniors
Revocable trust; A legal document that identifies assets that are placed into a trust and remain under your control while living, then pass to a beneficiary upon death without going through probate.
Living Trusts Articles
How to Use a Miller Trust for Medicaid Eligibility
Qualifying for Medicaid coverage is a complex process that involves making sure a senior’s income and assets fall below certain levels. “Income cap” states allow applicants to use a specific kind of trust to help them meet these eligibility guidelines.1 Comment
Weighing the Pros and Cons of a Living Trust
A living trust is a popular financial tool that can be used for Medicaid planning, estate planning and tax planning purposes. However, a trust may not be the best the best approach, depending on a person’s long-term goals and unique financial situation.5 Comments
4 Key Things to Know about Trusts and Medicaid Planning
There are many types of trusts that can help protect your assets from Medicaid. Here's a brief overview of the things you need to know when setting up a trust for Medicaid planning purposes.7 Comments
Legal Competency: When Is It Too Late to Create a Will, Trust or POA?
It is crucial to engage in proper legal planning with family members while they are still of sound mind. An elder law attorney outlines competency criteria that must be met in order to obtain valid legal documents before a crisis strikes.30 Comments
Living Trusts Questions
My dad has a living trust setup but when I called the lawyer to get a copy of the POA, they are not calling me back, what do I do?4 Answers
Is Irrevocable or Revocable Trust in Florida better for Dad and us?2 Answers
Caregiver had a new living trust drawn up for my aunt and named himself as executor. Is this legal?5 Answers
Disinheriting from a trust?4 Answers