Elder Law

Elder law is not necessarily defined by any specific technical legal distinctions. Rather, elder law is more accurately defined by the people that it serves-older individuals, most commonly referred to as seniors or elders. Elder law also encompasses the broad area of planning for person with disabilities. View our frequently asked questions videos below.

What is elder law? Presented by: Randy Bryan

If i got into a nursing home and my wife stays home, how much of my income can she keep? Presented by: Randy Bryan

Will the government or state take my house if I go into a nursing home? Presented by: Randy Bryan

Will Medicare cover the cost of nursing home care? Presented by: Randy Bryan

Will Medicaid pay for assisted living? Presented by: Randy Bryan

What are the Medicaid application and eligibility requirements? Presented by: Randy Bryan

What are the common mistakes in Medicaid asset protection planning? Presented by: Randy Bryan

What is the Aid and Attendance benefit program? Presented by: Randy Bryan

If I gave things away do I have to wait five years to get Medicaid? Presented by: Randy Bryan

If I enter a nursing home as a private pay resident, do I have to use my assets before I can get Medicaid? Presented by: Randy Bryan

I thought that when I retired I got Medicare. Is that true? Presented by: Randy Bryan

I have long term care insurance. Do I need to do anything else to protect my assets? Presented by: Randy Bryan

How does someone apply for Medicaid benefits? Presented by: Randy Bryan

How do I know if I am eligible for veteran’s benefits? Presented by: Randy Bryan

How do I figure out what the penalty period is for transferring property? Presented by: Randy Bryan

Do I have to wait 5 years after giving anything away to get Medicaid? Presented by: Randy Bryan

Can my mother give me money when she moves into my house? Presented by: Randy Bryan

Can I retain control of my assets while simultaneously protecting them from the reach of nursing homes? Presented by: Randy Bryan

Can all elder law attorneys handles all issues that come up in an elder law context? Presented by: Randy Bryan

Are there an means for me to retain control of my assets while also protecting them form the reach of nursing homes? Presented by: Randy Bryan

Are the eligibility rules for community-based Medicaid services the same as for nursing home Medicaid? Presented by: Randy Bryan

Am I entitled to veteran’s benefits regardless of how much money I have? Presented by: Randy Bryan

Does an agent have any responsibilities to use him or her own money to support me? Presented by: Peggy Hoyt

Do children have to pay for a parent to be in a nursing home? Presented by: Peggy Hoyt

Can my mother give away $10,000 with no problems? Presented by: Peggy Hoyt

Can I be barred from Medicaid if I just moved into Florida? Presented by: Peggy Hoyt

Are well spouses legally responsible for Medicaid expenses of a sick spouse? Presented by: Peggy Hoyt

Are there ways for me to protect some of my assets and still be eligible fore Medicaid benefits? Presented by: Peggy Hoyt

Are there any assets that Medicaid does not consider available to the Medicaid applicant and/or his or her spouse? Presented by: Peggy Hoyt

Are the rules for Medicaid different in each state? Presented by: Peggy Hoyt

Am I allowed to keep all of my Social Security and pension if I am in a nursing home and Medicaid is paying for my care? Presented by: Peggy Hoyt

Do all attorneys practice elder law? Presented by: Peggy Hoyt

Why should I hire an elder law attorney? Presented by: Peggy Hoyt

What if I do not want to go to a nursing home? Presented by: Peggy Hoyt

How much does nursing home care cost? Presented by: Peggy Hoyt

What is Medicaid? Presented by? Sarah AuMiller

What documents should I have in my estate plan that will help me plan for long term care? Presented by: Sarah AuMiller

Does everybody have to worry about estate taxes? Presented by: Michelle Adams

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