January 2019

Although certain assets such as a home, car, mineral rights (subject to limitations) and businesses essential for self-support are “non-countable” when applying for long-term care Medicaid, there are numerous exceptions to avoid a successful claim by the State to be paid back for benefits (such...

Often clients are surprised to learn that their “irrevocable” trust can be changed. There are several ways to make changes to an irrevocable trust including by court order, agreement of all interested parties, decanting (pouring into another trust), or by simply exercising a “power of...