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What is the Purpose of Estate Planning?

Estate planning involves putting your legal, financial and medical affairs in order. It may involve such important decisions as who will be taking care of you during your lifetime and what happens upon your death.

Estate Planning for Young Adults

Young people need estate plans too! Many believe that because they have not acquired assets, property or retirement benefits, that it is not necessary.

Gifting & Medicaid

Gifting impacts eligibility for long term care services. Medicaid covers long term care costs for those who meet certain financial and medical requirements.

A Trustee's Responsibilities under a Special Needs Trust

The terms of a Special Needs Trust set forth the trustee's responsibilities to the beneficiary. Being appointed and serving as a trustee is very serious.

Medicaid Exemptions for Transfers of Assets

Medicaid allows asset transfers in some circumstances. If a transfer meets one of these exceptions, it would not affect the eligibility of the applicant.

Representative Payee for Social Security Benefits

Social Security's Representative Payment Program provides benefit payment management for beneficiaries incapable of managing their SS and SSI payments.

Building an Undue Influence Case

Many people walk in the attorney's door seeking to contest a will easily. Nevertheless, undue influence cases must be developed and supported by facts.

Changes to Veterans Benefits

On June 2018, the VA Mission Act was signed into law. Its purpose is to expand long-term care and post-acute care (LT/PAC) options for veterans.

Achieving a Better Life Experience Act

In 2014, President Obama signed into law The Stephen Beck, Jr., Achieving a Better Life Experience Act (ABLE Act). In January 2016, NJ enacted its version.

Choosing the Right Attorney

It is important that you select your attorney with caution, due to the serious nature of litigation and your various legal needs.

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