November 2019 Newsletter

Kaeble Law LLC

14142 Denver West Parkway
Suite 287

Lakewood, CO 80401
(303) 877-8921

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With the holiday season quickly approaching, perhaps you will be entertaining family during this busy time.  If your conversation should turn to estate planning, and you are wondering if your estate plan still provides for your family if something unexpected should happen, please feel free to contact Kaeble Law and schedule an appointment to discuss your estate plan in more detail. 

Please call our office at 303.877.8921 and meet the newest member of the Kaeble Law team, Rosie Green, our Client Services Coordinator.  Rosie would be happy to schedule an appointment for you to discuss your concerns.  

Following are several articles that I found of interest; I hope you do as well.  Please feel free to share an article or two or the entire newsletter with family and friends.  


Don't Let Medicare Open Enrollment Go By Without Reassessing Your Options
Medicare's Open Enrollment Period, during which you can freely enroll in or switch plans, runs from October 15 to December 7. Don't let this period slip by without shopping around to see whether your current choices are the best ones for you.

Medicaid's Power to Recoup Benefits Paid: Estate Recovery and Liens
Under Medicaid law, following the death of the Medicaid recipient a state must attempt to recover from his or her estate whatever benefits it paid for the recipient's care.
The 2020 Social Security Increase Will Be Smaller than 2019's
The Social Security Administration has announced a 1.6 percent increase in benefits in 2020, nearly half of last year's change. The small rise has advocates questioning whether the government is using the proper method to calculate increases.
What to Do If You Are Appointed Guardian of an Older Adult
Being appointed guardian of a loved one is a serious responsibility. As guardian, you are in charge of your loved one's well-being and you have a duty to act in his or her best interest.
Making Year-End Gifts to Special Needs Family Members

Many people are getting ready to make gifts to family members, but gifts of cash or certain types of gift cards can compromise the eligibility for government benefits of a family member with special needs.

Bill Introduced to Raise SSI Asset Limit, Make Other Reforms

The amount of money that Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients can have without losing benefits has been frozen at $2,000 since 1989.  New legislation would increase that limit and make other changes. 

Veterans Disability Benefits Now Protected in Bankruptcy Proceedings

Eliminating a cruel quirk in federal bankruptcy law, newly enacted legislation protects veterans disability benefits from creditors in bankruptcy proceedings.

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