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Orange City Estate Planning Blog

How Do I Spot Elder Abuse?

Do you suspect, or know, that somebody has been stealing from you? Maybe it’s items from your home? Or maybe it’s your money? Or perhaps you’re being pressured by someone to keep giving them cash. If so, you are not alone. It’s called elder abuse.

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Medicaid vs the VA Pension

Planning for long-term care can be an intimidating process, especially when it comes to decoding the specifics of resources, like Medicaid and Veterans Pensions. Working with the help of an experienced elder law planning attorney allows people to prepare for the future and save time, money and stress.

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Investment Accounts

Traditional IRA vs Roth IRA

Traditional IRAs have been available to retirement savers who have earned income since 1974. That’s 23 years longer than Roth IRAs (introduced in 1997) have been on the scene. The big difference between these two types of individual retirement savings vehicles is when you pay federal (and possibly state) income tax on your savings.

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Will Medicaid Estate Recovery Come after Me?

Both of my parents entered a facility on Medicaid in January 2020. My dad passed two months later. Their home was sold in December 2020. My mom has been in rehab since a fall. When would the estate recovery begin? It’s confusing.

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