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Planning for the future requires careful analysis of all available options. At the law firm of Leonard F. Berg, Attorney at Law, we help individuals and families make important decisions in the areas of estate planning, Medicaid planning, elder law, planning for people with disabilities, veterans benefits, and planning for retirement and other transitions. With more than 30 years of experience, attorney Leonard F. Berg brings a wealth of knowledge and legal know-how to our client work.
While most of the new tax law has to do with reducing the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 21 percent, some provisions relate to individual taxpayers, including changes to the estate tax and 529 accounts.
Medicaid has strict asset rules that compel many applicants to "spend down" their assets before they can qualify for coverage. It is important to know what you can spend your money on without endangering Medicaid eligibility.
The legal wing of the AARP is suing a California nursing home that refused to readmit a resident whom the nursing home had sent to the hospital. The nursing home's actions are part of growing trend of resident dumping, according to the AARP.