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Monday, April 20, 2020

How Did the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 (DRA) Affect Medicaid?


Medicaid seems to always be in the news as it is often at the center of politics. There are many discussions on changes in Medicaid. Those in office or running for office frequently say that they will introduce legislation relating to Medicaid. Changes in Medicaid legislation can have a big impact on how can access


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Friday, April 17, 2020

How Can I Include Charitable Giving in My Estate Plan?


Many people have charitable causes about which they are passionate. When estate planning, you may wish to consider planned charitable giving which will allow you to support your charitable interests. There are several ways to include charitable giving.


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Monday, March 23, 2020

Why You Are Never Too Young to Estate Plan


Estate planning involves putting important tools and legal protections in place related to your end of life wishes as well as others associated with ensuring your healthcare decisions are respected and your financial well being is protected. This does not mean that estate planning is only for those individuals who are older or who may be in poor health. Estate planning is important for everyone regardless of age or health status.
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Friday, March 20, 2020

How to Keep Your Family Business in the Family


A family business has unique considerations that do not exist with other businesses. They are special and require special attention at times. For instance, times of succession with a family business are not only critical, but are difficult to do dynamics that are not at play in other kinds of businesses.
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Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Appealing a Denial of Veteran Benefits


Veterans often wait for months to find out the status of their veteran’s benefits claim. After the wait for information related to critical benefits, it can be extremely upsetting to find out your claim has been denied. After finding out about your denial, you have the option to appeal.


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Thursday, February 20, 2020

What Should Be Included in Your Partnership Agreement?


When starting any business venture, it can be tempting to rush through the beginning planning phases in the excitement of it all. Don’t let this happen. Take the time upfront to set your business up for success.
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Monday, February 17, 2020

How Do You Form a C Corporation?


One of the central decisions when forming a business is what type of business structure you want to operate under. If you have settled on a corporation, then you have to choose what type of corporation you want. You will also need to decide what type of tax treatment you want for the corporation.


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Thursday, February 13, 2020

What Happens in Probate Court?


While some people may have heard the word “probate,” not many know what it means or what probate involves. Some may simply have been warned to try and avoid probate. It is expensive! It takes too much time! This is what is usually said when probate is mentioned. The majority of estates, however, will go through Read more . . .


Thursday, January 23, 2020

What Are the Fiduciary Duties of a Trustee?


A fiduciary shares a legal relationship with the principal that comes with certain responsibilities, or duties. The Principal is owed the duty and the fiduciary carries the burden of upholding the duty. A prime example of a fiduciary relationship is that which exists between a trustee and trust beneficiaries. Read more . . .


Monday, January 20, 2020

What Is a QTIP Trust?


There are many different trust types available to use when estate planning. Each different type of trust serves a different purpose and has its own benefits. The value that you may find in the proper implementation of the right kind of trust to serve your own purposes can be substantial. This is part of the reason why it is so important to begin Read more . . .


Thursday, January 16, 2020

Are Long Term Care Benefits Available to Veterans?


The benefits available to veterans can be complicated to understand, but often provide critical services to veterans in need. Many veterans find themselves needing help with the cost of long term care. Long-term care can include a variety of things, ranging from managing an illness to assistance with performing everyday tasks.
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