Medicaid benefits are convoluted and confusing. There are many myths that add to this confusion, which is why it’s best to have an elder law attorney guide you through the maze. One of the key things to remember is that Medicaid, just like Medicare, is a federally guaranteed coverage that you’ve already paid into for the duration of your entire career through your payroll deductions.
Special needs planning helps take care of child or an adult with serious disabilities. These individuals qualify for government benefits, but those benefits usually only cover necessities such as food and shelter. When a person wants to provide a better quality of life for their loved one by giving them additional financial support, the individual could then lose his or her government benefits. Special Needs persons can get trapped in the web of regulations and narrow options.
The Veterans Administration has rules and regulations that are constantly changing. It is important to have an attorney that is up-to-date on the information. At the Elder Law Office of Scott E. Collins, PLLC, we have the knowledge and skills necessary to help veterans and their families receive the benefits they have earned.
VA Pension has three requirements you must fulfill before you can begin receiving the pension. It is possible for most anyone to become qualified with the right assistance if you meet the military service record qualifications. If you served during a wartime period and have the correct type of discharge, we can help you accomplish the rest. That’s what we are here for.
The decision to seek a Guardianship/Conservatorship over a loved one should not be made without first considering other, less extreme options. A Court’s determination that your loved one needs a Guardianship will legally strip them of many of their fundamental rights making them a Ward of the Commonwealth.
Whether it seems like the need for them is many years ahead or you feel that your family will make the choices you would want, creating the critical documents necessary is not seen as a priority. At Elder Law Guidance: The Elder Law Practice of Scott E. Collins, PLLC, we help Kentucky families understand why these estate planning resources are invaluable.