Ask the Estate Planning Attorney: Who Pays the Nursing Home Bill?

  • 31 January 2018
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Ask the Estate Planning Attorney: Who Pays the Nursing Home Bill?
This is a question we field all the time: who pays for long-term care? It's tricky because each family and each situation is different. The key to paying for long-term care is to knowing your options and planning ahead. While you can't plan for every eventuality, you can make decisions...

Things to Keep an Eye Out for this Holiday Season

  • 17 November 2016
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Things to Keep an Eye Out for this Holiday Season
With the holidays approaching, this time of year gives many of us a good opportunity to check in with the seniors in our lives. This could be parents or grandparents, but also elderly aunts, uncles, other relatives, and the seniors we come in contact with through church or other civic...

Idaho Elder Law - Yes, Medicaid Planning is Ethical

“Well, even if Medicaid planning is not illegal, it’s gotta be immoral or unethical. So I just won’t do it.” If you remember from my article from last month, this was a lunch guest who had a strong opinion about “hiding” assets or “pretending to be...

Idaho Elder Law - Medicaid Planning is Legal

  • 15 September 2016
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“How can you do Medicaid Planning?” That was the question my lunch guest fired at me not long ago. “It’s gotta be illegal to hide assets or at least immoral to pretend to be broke just to get Medicaid benefits!” she finished. Whoa, that was loaded question, but...

Idaho Elder Law - Are You Prepared to Jump Into Your Parents Financial Lives?

"As people live longer, and apart from their grown children. The age and the distance means that an increasing number of these grown children will be invited into their parents’ financial lives, with little clue about any of the details the parents had handled for decades." In a recent Wall...
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