I was told I need a trust. What is it, and why would I need one?
Providing for a child or adult with special needs requires meticulous planning. Once families have created their special needs trust, ensured medical benefits are in place and preserved, and selected a capable trustee to manage their loved one’s assets or inheritance, what else is needed? The answer perhaps is one of the most important pieces – not a formal legal document, but something much more personal—the “letter of intent.” For .
“My dad went into a nursing home and mom is at home – is there anything we can do to protect my mom?”
“I am a personal injury attorney and am getting a settlement for my client who suffered a disability from their injury. Are there timing issues on when payments should be made from the settlement?”
When you have settled a lawsuit for a client and you know that the money is going to be paid out by the defendant any day now, you might have a question as to whether there's a specific way it should go out to a client with disabilities.
A Medicaid look-back period relates to how far back the state of New Hampshire can look at your financial records to determine whether you're financially eligible for Medicaid nursing facility benefits.