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Florida Medicaid Basics - Countable and Non-Countable Real Estate

When you need to turn to Medicaid for assistance in paying the costs of your long-term care, one of the things that you need to do is to divide your assets into Medicaid countable assets and Medicaid ...
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Florida Medicaid Basics - What is a Patient Responsibility?

Florida Medicaid Basics – What is a Patient Responsibility? A nursing home resident receiving assistance from Medicaid still has a responsibility to pay a portion of their monthly nursing home ...
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May is National Elder Law Month

The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (“NAELA”) has designated May as National Elder Law Month in part to facilitate discussions about long-term care planning and spotlight the steps ...
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A Trust Can Be a Helpful Tool For Incapacity Planning

When a health condition or injury renders Florida adults no longer able to handle their own affairs, they need a representative to step in and speak for them. Usually there are two types of ...
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What is the Difference Between a Living Will and a DNR?

Documents that give you the chance to document your health care wishes in case at some point in the future you are unable to state your wishes yourself are called medical advance directives. Two types ...
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A Tale of Two Medicare Recipients

Sam, who is 80 years old, recently had a stroke. Fortunately for Sam and his family, he is on the road to recovery. After an initial 4 day stay in the hospital, Sam was released to a skilled nursing ...
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Florida Medicaid Lets The Community Spouse Keep Their Income

Many stressful events can occur during a marriage and having a spouse no longer safely able to live at home due to declining health can be right up at the top of the list. Long-term care is expensive. ...
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Probate Isn't Always Something To Be Avoided In Florida

Probate has a bad reputation and is often described as a proceeding that is to be avoided at all costs. It is true that when someone dies without an estate plan in place and therefore, by default most ...
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  • Why Choose
    Our Firm?

    We limit the number of clients that we have at one time, allowing us to focus on your case.

    Personalized Representation
  • Know the
    Benefits

    Find out if you and your family can benefit from our elder law planning services!

    More Information
  • Dedicated & Experienced

    Our firm exclusively handles elder law concerns so your family can obtain peace of mind.

    Meet Your Attorney
  • Complimentary Consultation

    Let us help. Request your consultation today and we will be in touch.

    Contact Us Now

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