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Do you REALLY need a Revocable Living Trust?

05/12
A “Revocable Living Trust,” is often suggested as a Will substitute and an estate planning tool that will protect an individual’s assets, ensure they are quickly passed on to beneficiaries upon death and avoids creditor claims. A trust is referred... More »

Saying Medicaid Estate Recovery Keeps Families in Poverty, Advocacy Groups Call for Abolishing It


To qualify for Medicaid coverage of long-term care, you must satisfy very complicated financial eligibility rules—rules that often can be traps for the unwary. One of the most significant traps is Medicaid’s right to recover its expenses from your estate... More »

Does Your Child’s Special Needs Trust Need a Tune-Up? Probably.

04/27
Remember how satisfying it was setting up a trust for your child with special needs? You named a trustee and a successor trustee, signed the paperwork, and paid the legal bills, and then you rested easy at night knowing you... More »

Uber Ordered to Pay Blind Woman $1.1 Million for Its Drivers’ Discriminatory Practices


A San Francisco arbitrator has ordered Uber to pay $1.1 million to a blind woman with a service dog for the rideshare giant’s violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) through its failure to properly train its drivers. The... More »

IRS Announces That Face Masks and Related Purchases Are Tax Deductible

04/21
The IRS has announced that the tax deduction for medical expenses includes amounts spent on face masks, sanitizer and other products purchased to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.  If you have significant medical expenses, you may be able to... More »
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