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Medicaid is a means tested program.  If your countable assets or your income exceed the allowable maximums you do not qualify and Medicaid will not pay your long-term care costs until you do.  Once you need long-term care, in the Washington area you will be spending $8,000 – $12, 000 per month on nursing home […]

Medicaid is the primary government program that pays for long-term care of the elderly or disabled. It is a federal-state partnership. Federal law sets out the broad parameters of the program and the states administer it within their borders. Medicaid is a means tested program. If your countable assets or your income exceed the allowable […]

Your estate planning should include a plan for long-term care.

Most Americans do not know the facts surrounding their potential need for long-term care.  This was confirmed recently in a telephone survey of 1,735 Americans over the age of 40, funded by the SCAN Foundation and conducted by the Associated Press (AP) – NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. Most People Need a Plan for […]

Getting divorced? We're all human and we'll help you get through it.

A client missed a hearing in his divorce. Fortunately, it did not affect the outcome of his case.  He said he just forgot to put the divorce hearing date on his calendar.  He was profoundly apologetic. I could have criticized him and added to his misery or said nothing.  But I knew exactly what to say. […]

The cost of long-term care can be catastrophic.We have 78 million aging baby boomers. Few people have sufficient resources to pay for needed long-term care. In an effort to deal with this concern, the Long-Term Care Financing Collaborative (the “Collaborative”) began meeting in 2012. They are now a formalized group. The collaborative’s goal is to […]

Settling your divorce case out of court is almost always better than a divorce trial.  Knowing how to respond to a divorce settlement offer is important. Many people don’t know how to use principled negotiation techniques to reach a divorce settlement. Here are some examples of the wrong way to respond to an offer: Give […]

Got My Name Changed Back Pistol Annies It takes judge to get married, takes a judge to get divorced Well the last couple years, spent a lotta time in court Got my name changed back (yeah yeah) I got my name changed back (yeah yeah) Well I wanted somethin’ new, then I wanted what I […]

Divorce lawyer Kline liked to be in his office early in the morning before the phones started ringing, clients started filling the waiting room, and the other lawyers started asking him questions. He turned on the Nespresso machine, poured some flavored creamer into his coffee mug, and punched up the next email that looked interesting. […]