Our next free “Estate Planning Essentials” workshop will be on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at 10:00 a.m., you should call (214) 720-0102 or sign up on online at www.dallaselderlawyer.com as soon as possible as generally such free workshops are “sold out”. We simply ask you what do you want to know?
Also, we are offering a "end of the year" special offer to our existing estate planning clients who are not enrolled in our maintenance program for as little as $60 per month (depending on your planning). If interested in what this covers (including discussion of changes in the law and its impact on your plan), simply call us at (214) 720-0102.
Also, don't forget to listen to Michael B. Cohen's radio show on KAAM 770 AM every Monday at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday at 1:00 p.m. and Saturday at 2:30 p.m. (some exceptions for SMU basketball).
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has announced its 2018 rate increases for certain wartime military veterans not dishonorably discharged or their surviving spouses to help pay for care costs ranging from being housebound to long-term care costs. Ho
The 2018 Protected Resource Amount (“PRA”) dollar figures were recently released which are used to determine how much can be protected when one spouse is in a nursing home and applies for Medicaid (which may pay all or a part of long-term care costs) and
You may be afraid of losing your home if you have to enter a nursing home and apply for Medicaid. While this fear is well-founded, transferring the home to your children is usually not the best way to protect it.
After staying the same for five years, the amount you can give away to any one individual in a particular year without reporting the gift will increase in 2018. Very few taxpayers will have to pay a gift tax in any case.