Category Archives: Elder Law

Giving Your House Away and Medicaid Transfer Penalties

One question I am often asked is whether clients should give their homes to their children. The usual reason for the question is the parents wanting to get eligible for Medicaid quicker and save the house for the children. The … Continue reading

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3 Steps to Avoid Identity Theft or Scams

If your spouse, parent or other loved one has dementia or diminished capacity, how can you help protect them from identity theft or unscrupulous lenders? I recommend three simple steps. First, freeze the loved one’s credit at the three credit … Continue reading

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