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conservatorship in Connecticut

Conservatorship In Connecticut – Basic Guidelines

What Is a Conservatorship? Conservatorship in Connecticut means that the Court appoints a person or organization to manage the life of another adult. There are Voluntary and Involuntary conservatorships. We will discuss Voluntary Conservatorships in a subsequent article. This article discusses Involuntary Conservatorship. In an Involuntary Conservatorship, the adult being conserved has to be deemed…

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transfer assets to spouse

Myths & Misconceptions Of Medicare And Medicaid – Vlog #2

It’s understandable that some people think that if the assets are under a different name, they are no longer considered yours. While that is true in most cases, Medicaid has slightly different rules.

So don’t put “transfer assets to spouse” on your to-do list just yet. Watch the video below and let Attorney Joan Wilson explain why.

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Covid-19 vaccine

COVID-19 Vaccine – Who Gets it First?

COVID-19 Vaccine – What To Expect? Supply of the COVID-19 vaccine in the United States is expected to be pretty limited in the beginning, so the CDC (Center for Disease Control) has provided recommendations to federal, state, and local governments about who should get the vaccination first. CDC’s recommendations are based on the Advisory Committee…

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Veterans Benefits Eligibility

Veterans Benefits Eligibility – Has Anything Changed In 2020?

On January 23, 2015, the Department of Veteran Affairs proposed a Veteran’s Benefits Eligibility Rule Change – RIN 2900-AO73, Net Worth, Asset Transfers, and Income Exclusions for Needs-Based Benefits, a rule that would, among other things, impose a 3-year look back for transfers of assets, including gifts to persons, trusts or purchases of annuities, deny…

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why you need an elder law attorney

Elder Law Attorney – 10 Reasons You Need One

What Is Elder Law? Before we dive into the many reasons you need an Elder Law Attorney, let’s first touch base on what Elder Law is. Elder law refers to numerous legal issues specifically affecting elderly people. With age, many issues may surface, from declining health to financial burdens. Seniors face complex legal concerns that…

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