Category: Estate Planning

What is asset protection?

When it comes to nursing homes and Medicaid, you often hear about “asset protection.” It’s a hot topic—who wouldn’t want to protect their assets? But asset protection is complex, and if something goes wrong your finances and your family could be in a lot of trouble. Protecting an asset means...

Your Attorney Should Work With Your Financial Advisor

Are you worried about paying for a nursing home or other long-term care? Then you need the help of two professionals. You need a financial advisor and an elder law attorney—and you need them to work together. Unfortunately, not all lawyers play well with others. You Need a Financial Professional...

Estate Planning Basics

Estate planning looks different for anyone concerned about long term care or the cost of a nursing home. The general idea, though, is the same: take legal action now to ensure your family is taken care of and your wishes are honored in the future.