You love your family, and want to make sure that no matter what happens to you, they will be protected and provided for.
You know that the most important you can do isn’t to leave “stuff” to people; it’s to leave behind a legacy of caring and thoughtfulness that your loved ones will look back on for generations to come.
But, thinking about incapacity, disability or death isn’t very fun. You know you should do something to prepare, and you’ve heard words like powers of attorney, wills, trusts, long-term care, Medicaid and probate, but you’re not sure what they mean for you. Plus, you’ve heard bad things about working with lawyers: they’re expensive, they use confusing legal terms instead of plain English, they try to sell you expensive documents you don’t really need, they bill you for every little phone call or email, and once the work is finished you never hear from them again.
At Medley Law Firm, we do things differently. Click here to find out how, or look below to see the specific ways we can help you and your family.
Areas of Practice
Nursing Home Medicaid
Helping people qualify and apply for Medicaid while still preserving their assets ➤
Special Needs Planning
Ensuring that disabled friends and loved ones can be provided for without jeopardizing valuable benefits ➤
Posted: February 15, 2016
Ensuring that a child has a secure financial future is a big challenge all by itself. The issue is even scarier to think about when a child has special needs. In these cases, parents often wonder who will care for their child and how the child’s needs will be met after they’re not around anymore.
This is special needs planning: estate planning for individuals with special needs. For many families, this process often includes a Special Needs Trust (or SNT). A SNT is an important part of special needs planning, as it allows people to help set up funds to care for disabled loved one while also preserving their access … Read More