Congratulations! You just got pegged to take care of someone or someone’s stuff. A fiduciary is a person in a position of great trust and responsibility. You are an agent, an executor or trustee. You probably have a family member who thinks...
I get many calls from people wanting to protect assets with a Qualifying Income Trust (QIT), first called a Miller Trust. This type of Trust is very useful in Medicaid Planning and applications. It does not protect assets, but it does help qualify Medicaid applicants for Long-term Skilled Nursing Care.
In most legal matters it is obvious to everyone who is the client. In Elder Law sometimes it is not obvious. Often when Mom or Dad ends up in a nursing home, one of the very adult children will schedule a conference with me. The number of issues involved with an emergency placement of a […]
A Will is used to make a gift made to the persons you want to receive your assets. A Will is important because it helps you give your property to them with less expense and ...
Guardianship is needed when a person fails to name someone to assist him or her in powers of attorney and other planning documents before becoming legally unable to do so.