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Elder Law and Special Needs News

October 2018

 To Clients, Colleagues and Friends: 

New VA Aid & Attendance Rules take effect October 18, 2018.  Please see to find out more details.

Featured Articles

Leave It To The Professionals: Why You Should Use a Settlement Planning Attorney
There are numerous pitfalls and problems that affect settlement recipients. Identifying and solving for these issues is best left to a qualified, experienced Settlement Planning Attorney.
It’s Now Harder for Veterans to Qualify for Long-Term Care Benefits
The Department of Veterans Affairs has finalized new rules that make it more difficult to qualify for long-term care benefits. The rules establish an asset limit and asset transfer penalties for claimants applying for VA pension benefits.

What's In The News

Are 529 Plans the Best Way to Save for SSI Beneficiaries’ Education Expenses?

Section 529 College Savings Plans can be an excellent investment tool when saving money for a child’s educational expenses. But if the child receives Supplemental Security Income  benefits, families should be cautious.

How to Handle Sibling Disputes Over a Power of Attorney
When one sibling is named in a power of attorney, there is the potential for disputes with other siblings. No matter which side you are on, it is important to know your rights and limitations.
Can I Give My Kids $15,000 a Year?
If you have it to give, you certainly can, but there may be consequences should you apply for Medicaid long-term care coverage within five years after each gift.

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