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How a Revocable Living Tr…

How a Revocable Living Trust Protects Seniors From Elder Financial Exploitation

Seniors are susceptible to financial exploitation and abuse from strangers, caregivers, and even family members. Savings accumulated over a lifetime can vanish in an instant. Putting assets in a revocable living trust is one way to safeguard assets a… Read More
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What Is the Role of a Spe…

What Is the Role of a Special Needs Trust or Supplemental Needs Trust in Maryland Medicaid Planning?

When an elder requires long-term care, Medicaid may provide financial benefits to help pay the high cost. In some cases, it is necessary to use special strategies and tools to be eligible for Medicaid benefits and preserve assets to the maximum exten… Read More
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Is Your Loved One Suffering Elder Abuse? Know the Signs.

Maryland laws protect vulnerable elders from abuse, exploitation, and neglect. Recognizing the signs of elder abuse and knowing what you can do to help a victim of elder abuse is critical for everyone with aging loved ones. At The Law Office of Henry… Read More
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Understanding and Preventing Financial Exploitation of Elders

Elders face many unique challenges.  Financial exploitation is one of the most serious risks they face.  But exactly what constitutes financial exploitation of elders?  How does it happen?  What can you do to prevent it or address it? Financial E… Read More
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How a Maryland Living Trust Works

A living trust — also sometimes called a revocable living trust — is a good estate planning tool for some people. Before you decide whether a living trust should be part of your estate plan, take the time to understand how a Maryland living trust… Read More
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Elderly father adult son and grandson out for a walk in the park.

Elder Law: Comprehensive Legal Services For You or Your Aging Loved Ones

Our elder law clients at The Law Office of Henry Nash — most of whom reside in Rockville or elsewhere in Montgomery County, Maryland — often ask us exactly what types of matters “elder law” includes.  As a relatively new area of legal practi… Read More
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Legal Guardianship for Disabled Adults

Under Maryland law the court shall appoint a guardian of the person if the court determines, from clear and convincing evidence, that an individual lacks sufficient understanding or capacity to make or communicate responsible decisions concerning his… Read More
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Medicaid

Medical Assistance (Medicaid) is the government health insurance program that helps pay for long-term nursing home care. Medicaid is means tested: the government looks at both the nursing home resident’s, and, if applicable, the nursing home reside… Read More
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Special Needs Trusts for the Benefit of Disabled Persons

In Montgomery County, Maryland the average cost of nursing home care is about $11,000 per month. Medical Assistance (Medicaid) is the government health insurance program that helps pay that cost. Medicaid accounts for about half of all nursing home r… Read More
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