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Medicaid Application Self Help

Q.    Should I complete a Medicaid application for my Mother on my own? A.    It depends. •    How organized and knowledgeable are you of Mom’s financial situation for the past five years? •    How old is your Mother and are you seeking community long term care (care in the applicant’s home) or nursing home care? •    Would you consider...
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Pet Trusts

Q.        I’ve been told I have a terminal condition and want to make arrangements for my pets.  What can you tell me about pet trusts in South Carolina?   A.        With all the tail-wagging-welcomes, purring and petting, companionship, play, love, protection and related health benefits pets provide to their owners is it any surprise we want to...
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Can unmarried companions use a living trust to manage their joint estate planning?

Yes, in fact only the provisions of a valid will or trust, or ownership interests that are either conveyable or payable on death will work for your joint estate planning because in the absence of such planning provisions, your partner will inherit nothing from you by operation of law.   AND BEWARE if you establish a...
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