One of the major concerns most people have in nursing home planning is how to protect their assets from being completely exhausted by nursing home expenses. Although a trust can be a great strategy, not every type of trust provides the asset protection you need. If you engage in proper nursing home planning, including the [ ] The post How Elder Law Attorneys Can Help With Your Nursing Home Planning appeared first on Northern California Center for Estate Planning and Elder Law.
The basic purpose of estate planning is to prepare for the possibility of incapacity and for death. Your estate plan can include various types of estate planning tools, including trusts and wills. The variety of estate planning strategies that are available allows you to customize a comprehensive estate plan to fit your needs. This article [ ] The post What Experienced Estate Planning Attorneys Know About Trusts and Wills appeared first on Northern California Center for Estate Planning and Elder Law.
A common concern for many clients who are Medi-Cal recipients is that if they use Medi-Cal to pay for long-term care, they will lose everything they have. There is a misconception that Medi-Cal will take their homes or leave their healthy spouses penniless. Another concern is that once a Medi-Cal recipient passes away, Medi-Cal will [ ] The post Will My Parent’s Estate Be Subject to Medi-Cal Estate Recovery? appeared first on Northern California Center for Estate Planning and Elder Law.
Five days after a hit-and-run accident on Vaca Valley Parkway, a bicyclist has been released from the hospital. He was riding his bicycle when a young woman ran a stop sign on Crystal Springs Drive and struck him. The victim sustained contusions and road rash, which he believed were the extent of his injuries. However, [ ] The post Hit-and-Run Should Remind us of the Need for a Sacramento Estate Planning appeared first on Northern California Center for Estate Planning and Elder Law.
There are court procedures established in every state to provide for the legally authorized care of an individual who is unable to care for themselves. For minor children who no longer have a parent available to care for them, a guardianship can be established. However, in California, if an adult needs someone to manage their [ ] The post Sacramento Conservatorship Facts appeared first on Northern California Center for Estate Planning and Elder Law.
Medi-Cal fraud and abuse are an unfortunate reality in our state. Fraud and abuse of these important government benefits cost the country billions of dollars each year, as a result of diverted funds that should have been used for valid medical services. Due to this abuse, the cost of Medi-Cal has continuously increased for many. [ ] The post Sacramento Medi-Cal Planning Attorney Warn About Fraud appeared first on Northern California Center for Estate Planning and Elder Law.
When a parent passes away, the family is usually at a loss as to how to handle their loved one’s estate. Our law firm can provide a comprehensive guide on what needs to be done when a parent dies. It is always good advice to consult with an experienced and qualified probate attorney to make sure [ ] The post When a Parent Dies Sacramento Probate Attorneys Can Help appeared first on Northern California Center for Estate Planning and Elder Law.