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A Twofold Approach to Long Term Care Needs Is Recommended

Among the many misperceptions regarding Medicaid and long-term care planning is the myth that asset protection planning and long-term care insurance don’t work well together. Unfortunately, many individuals, including many professionals, believe these two planning options are mutually exclusive and

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It Takes Two to Protect Your Financial Future When Working With Couples

Studies show that almost half of the individuals in this country require long-term care at some point in their lives. In fact, many couples find themselves in a situation where one spouse requires nursing home care while the other spouse

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New Jersey Special Needs Lawyer Highlights the Importance of Estate Planning for Parents of Disabled Children

New Jersey Special Needs Lawyer Highlights the Importance of Estate Planning for Parents of Disabled Children Moorestown, N.J. – Estate planning for parents with disabled children is a very delicate and important proposition. During their lifetime, parents are able to

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The Law Offices of Osofsky and Osofsky Offers Tips on Contesting the Will

Contesting a will is not easy, but may sometimes be necessary to preserve the proper distribution of an estate. A person may be able to contest their loved one’s will if the person has good reason to believe that it

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California’s Nursing Home Law Reaffirms Requirement of Proper Staffing Ratios in Nursing Care Facilities

Recent Legislation Will Help Ensure Better Quality Care for Patients and Law Offices of Osofsky and Osofsky Gives Tips on How to Evaluate a Nursing Home There are new changes in state law regarding California’s skilled nursing homes. Nursing homes

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Social Security and the Deficit Commission: Myths and Realities

Social Security and the Deficit Commission: Myths and Realities Social Security turned 75 on August 14. While some celebrated its successes, the dominant narrative was instead that Social Security is in trouble. Politicians and pundits took note of Social Security’s

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Littman Krooks to Hold Estate Tax Seminar, Wednesday May 12, 2010

The recent repeal of the federal estate tax is having a profound impact on the estate plans of millions. Littman Krooks LLP is offering a complimentary estate tax seminar for those who wish to learn more about how they might

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Gifts and Loans to Children in Your Estate Plan

All parents want to minimize the opportunity for conflict among their children once they have passed away. Sometimes, however, conflict arises when parents have gifted money to one of their children and not to the others. Such conflict may be

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Amendments to the SEC Custody Rule

New amendments to the SEC Custody Rule will take effect this month. These changes will impose a number of additional controls on registered advisors in order to decrease fraudulent activity. The SEC’s adoption of amendments to Rule 206(4)-2 under the

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Comparing Testamentary and Intervivos Trusts

Establishing a Special Needs Trust for a loved one with disabilities can ensure that he or she will be taken care of in the future. However, it is important for families to choose the right type of trust. There are

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