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Elder Law & Special Needs

Town Hall Discusses Strategies for Long-Term Care

​TuckerAllen recently hosted a virtual town hall discussing strategies to help pay for long-term care. The town hall was hosted by moderator Scott Trout and featured a panel of TuckerAllen estate planning attorneys who discussed one of the most common dilemmas people face as they age. Read more…

What to do With the House When Entering the Nursing Home

Leaving the home that you own and going to a nursing home can seem like a challenge that leaves you with many questions. What happens to the home? Does it get sold? Can my children acquire it? If it does get sold, who gets the proceeds from the sale? How does this affect taxes and insurance? Will this affect my Medicaid? With all of these questions, it is best to consult an elder law attorney . Read more…

Understanding the Rising Costs of Long-Term Care

The uncertainty of the future can be a scary thing. As you get older, your body and your finances change, affecting every facet of your life and creating the need to make sure that you have a plan in place, should anything unforeseen occur. Read more…

Protect Your Loved One’s Government Benefits with a Special Needs Trust

If you’re a parent of a child with special needs, you probably worry over what could happen when you’re no longer here. A special needs trust can be a useful tool to take care of your child while still ensuring eligibility for government benefits. Read more…

ABLE Accounts Can Benefit Loved Ones with Special Needs

For families with disabled loved ones who are eligible for benefits such as Medicaid or Supplemental Security Income (SSI), it can be a challenge to provide the most comfortable life possible for the family member, yet not jeopardize the person's eligibility for needed government benefits. Read more…

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