Estate and Elder Law

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Deirdre Wheatley-Liss: Personal Injury Damages and Medicaid Liens - SCOTUS Decides
Posted on 15 May 2013 by Deirdre R. Wheatley-Liss

You have a horrific accident and are looking at a life of extreme medical care. The accident was caused by another person (drunk truck driver). You get a multi-million dollar award. Does the state that you live in get a share? First, personal injury... Read More

Attempt to Avoid Probate Earns Medicaid Applicant Penalty Period
Posted on 7 Mar 2012 by David Goldman

Often in an attempt to avoid a relatively small probate fee, individuals can create huge penalty periods and taxable issues for themselves. Take for instance, a woman in New York who, two years before applying for Medicaid, transferred money from her... Read More