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Arizona Estate Planning

Should I Put My Kids on My Bank Account?

When people have heard through the grapevine about the perils of the probate process, they often ask me if they should just add their kids to their bank accounts in order to avoid probate.

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Special Needs Trust Fairness Act Becomes Law

Congress has passed, and the President has signed, a significant change to the law Federal Medicaid laws applicable to supplemental needs trusts, commonly called special needs trusts.

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Who Needs An Estate Plan, Anyway?

Almost everyone needs an estate plan, regardless of how much, or how little, property they own.

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5 Common Medicaid Misconceptions

Medicaid is a federal program that provides health coverage for people who meet specific eligibility requirements. It covers the cost of nursing home care for those who meet the program’s economic requirements for eligibility.

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Arizona Medicaid (ALTCS) Eligibility, Asset Protection & Trusts

Some trusts are both: 1) not countable as resources and 2) do not require the State of Arizona to be a remainder beneficiary.

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