Archive for the Asset Protection Category

Caregiver Exception: Saving The Family Home

Caregiver Exception: Saving The Family Home By: Douglas L. Kaune If you or a family member qualify for Medical Assistance (Medicaid), the Federal Government will pay for the long term nursing home expenses.  As many of you are aware, there are rules in place that limit  the […]

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Parents With A Disabled Child: Additional Elder Law Planning Option

Gifts to Trust For Disabled Beneficiary. By: Douglas L. Kaune, Esq. As we have outlined on this site and on the Unruh, Turner, Burke & Frees, P.C. Trusts & Estates Blog, a gift of assets will cause an ineligibility period for Medicaid application.  This makes gifting on […]

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Qualify For Medicaid Earlier By Using Irrevocable Trusts

You can qualify for Medicaid earlier if your transfer assets to an Medicaid Asset Protection Trust. By: Douglas L. Kaune, Esq. As most people know, there is a Medicaid disqualification period caused when gifts are made. This disqualification period must lapse before the person making the gift […]

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