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
Weighing the Pros and Cons of a Living Trust
There are many different legal and financial tools that can be used for Medicaid planning, estate planning and tax planning purposes. A living trusts are one popular option, but it is important to know how this tool works and make sure this is the best fit for your assets, personal situation and goals.5 Comments
Removing a Trustee: Trust Law May Tip Final Shot in Sterling Case
Donald Sterling's legal battle really began when he and his wife Shelly became co-trustees of the family trust. By signing that document, the couple agreed on two clauses that became keys to the case.0 Comments
Medicaid Estate Recovery: Long-Term Care Benefits Aren’t Necessarily “Free”
The goal of the Medicaid Estate Recovery Program (MERP) is to recoup all the money that Medicaid spent on a beneficiary’s care. Learn what families can do to minimize the impact of the recovery process.89 Comments