Legal Advice

Legal Q&A: Gifting And VA Planning For Aid And AttendanceIf you have not structured the gifts to create either no period of ineligibility or very minimal period of ineligibility, then you create a penalty for Medicaid you do your VA pension gifts.
Legal Q&A: Countable Income For VA Aid & Attendance BenefitsThe VA does not consider the Long-Term Care insurance payments as income.
Legal Q&A: Veterans Benefits For Assisted Living The surviving spouse of a veteran who served at least 90 days of consecutive active duty service, at least one day of which was during wartime, may qualify for a non-service connected pension from the Veterans Administration.
Legal Q&A: Trust or Will?Everyone should have a will, but not everyone needs a trust.
Legal Q&A: Nursing Home Rehabilitative CareThe current facility is moving him out this week because he isn't making any improvements and his medical insurance will be cut off.
Legal Q&A: Elder Care PlanningMy husband and I are in our mid-60s, are in good health, own our home and have some retirement savings.
Legal Q&A: Competency To Execute Legal Documents
Legal Q&A: Family Controversy; Family MediationMy sibling has taken over my mother’s house and her bank funds and has placed my mother in a nursing home where she is kept overmedicated.
Legal Q&A: Transferring Benefits Between StatesWhen you move from one state to another, you will probably have to reapply for benefits.
Legal Q&A: Staying In Your Home For LifeWhen parents are selling larger house to move into smaller house.
Legal Q&A: The VA's 3 Year Look-Back PeriodOn June 7, 2012, the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging held a hearing regarding the VA’s Aid and Attendance program. The purpose of the hearing was to examine the extent to which the spirit of the program is fulfilled...
Legal Q&A: Medicare & Ambulance ServicesThe rules regarding Medicare payment for ambulance services can be complex. Medicare will pay for the emergency transportation to a hospital or a skilled nursing facility when other transportation could endanger your health.