Month: October 2018

Posted by iLawyer on Oct 17th, 2018 Firm News, Probate

What prevents a muniment of title?

When a loved one dies, dealing with the division of their estate afterwards can be stressful. Depending on how well they planned out their wills or trusts, you may have to endure probate court before inheriting everything that the deceased wanted you to have. While many have devised numerous strategies to minimize or eliminate probate…

Posted by iLawyer on Oct 9th, 2018 Elder Law, Estate Planning, Firm News

It’s Now Harder for Veterans to Qualify for Long-Term Care Benefits

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has finalized new rules that make it more difficult to qualify for long-term care benefits. The rules establish an asset limit, a look-back period, and asset transfer penalties for claimants applying for VA pension benefits, including the Aid and Attendance benefit, that require a showing of financial need. The…