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Special Needs Trusts

What is a Special Needs Trust and when do I need one for my child or a beneficiary with a physical or mental disability?  What is the difference between a First-Party Special Needs Trust and a Third-Party Special Needs Trust or Supplemental Needs Trust? It is important to create an estate plan specifically designed [...]

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Medicaid

What is the difference between Medicaid and Medicare and how can I protect my assets from being spent on nursing home costs? Medicaid is a “needs-based” governmental program that provides for long-term care for those who need financial assistance.  Individuals who are blind or disabled may qualify medically for Medicaid, however, an applicant also [...]

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