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Common Mistakes To Avoid In Elder Asset Protection

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Whether you are concerned about your own assets as you age or you have an elderly parent for whom you are worried about long-term care and asset protection, it is important to work with a Westchester County asset protection attorney.  You will want advice from someone who has experience managing elder law cases in… Read More »

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Top Reasons For Estate Planning

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There are many reasons you should work with an experienced estate planning attorney, regardless of your age, income, assets, socioeconomic status, or health.  To be sure, every adult in Putnam County and Westchester County should have an estate plan that includes a will, advance directives, and possibly other estate planning tools and documents like… Read More »

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Talking About Long-Term Care And Asset Protection With Your Elderly Parent

By Meyer & Spencer, P.C. |

When you have an elderly parent who may soon require long-term care or may need to think about issues of asset protection in order to be eligible for long-term care through Medicaid, it can be difficult to know the best way to have conversations around this topic.  This is especially true if your parent… Read More »

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Establishing A Power Of Attorney In New York

By Meyer & Spencer, P.C. |

Everyone going through the estate planning process should be giving consideration to the various estate planning documents and tools available.  Then, after educating yourself, you can determine whether those documents and tools are right for you.  While most people will want to work with an experienced Westchester County or Putnam County estate planning attorney… Read More »

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Estate Planning When You Have A Disabled Child

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Estate planning in New York is essential for every adult, regardless of age, health, or socioeconomic status. It is particularly important for adults who have disabled children. When you have a disabled child who relies on you for care or for financial support, whether that child is currently a minor or an adult, your… Read More »

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Look-Back Period For Medicaid Home Care: What You Need To Know

By Meyer & Spencer, P.C. |

Anyone who is considering the issues related to elder law and asset protection may know that there is a look-back period when it comes to eligibility for Medicaid benefits and the transfer of assets. What do we mean by a look-back period? If you or an elderly loved one needs to obtain long-term care… Read More »

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What Are the Different Types of Trusts in New York?

By Meyer & Spencer, P.C. |

When you are planning to develop an estate plan with an estate planning attorney, you may be considering the benefits of establishing a trust. There are many different reasons to create a trust, but it is important to understand that there are distinct types of trusts that have different parameters and purposes. Your estate… Read More »

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How to Protect Assets from Medicaid

By Meyer & Spencer, P.C. |

Older adults in Westchester County should be prepared for the possibility of needing costly long-term care in a nursing home or assisted-living facility in the state of New York. Like other states across the country, New York has a “lookback period” for purposes of Medicaid, which is the period prior to applying for Medicaid… Read More »

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What Are the Risks If I Avoid Estate Planning?

By Meyer & Spencer, P.C. |

Anyone in or around our area (Westchester County and Putnam County) should consider estate planning, regardless of their age or their relative health. Yet many people put off estate planning until they are older, or until they learn that they are facing a serious illness. It is important to know that there are significant… Read More »

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Should I Plan Differently for the Costs of Care in a Nursing Home Versus an Assisted-Living Facility?

By Meyer & Spencer, P.C. |

You might be wondering if your long-term care planning should look significantly different for nursing home care as compared to assisted living or in-home care. Ultimately, when you are doing long-term care planning, it is important to plan for any conceivable scenario and to recognize that costs are high no matter what type of… Read More »

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