Archive for the Elder Law Category

Main Line Today Recognizes UTBF Attorneys in it’s “2018 Top Lawyers” Edition

The results are in… Every partner of Unruh, Turner, Burke & Frees was among the attorneys named by Main Line Today in the 2018 “Top Lawyers”  Edition.  We would like to thank our peers and Main Line Today for this recognition. Congratulations to David Frees, Doug Kaune and Whitney O’Reilly […]

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VA Establishes Asset Limits and Transfer Penalties for Needs-Based Benefits

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has finalized new rules that establish an asset limit, a look-back period, and asset transfer penalties for claimants applying for VA needs-based benefits. This is a change from current regulations, which do not contain a prohibition on transferring assets prior to […]

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Binding Contracts for Family Caregivers More Important Than Ever

A recent New Jersey case (July 2018) resulted in a decision requiring proper and detailed documentation in order for money paid to family caregivers to qualify as a Medicaid penalty exempt transfer of assets. In E.B. v. Division of Medical Assistance, the daughter of the Medicaid applicant […]

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