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ABLE Accounts: A New Way For The Disabled To Save

ABLE accounts will soon be available in Florida as another tool to serve those with disabilities. ABLE accounts will soon be available to those with disabilities who have family and friends who wish to provide financial support to them without making them disqualified for other benefits.  There are limitations to the benefits the ABLE act provides and it is important when deciding whether to use this latest tool or utilizing a Third Special Needs Trust, to know the pros and cons of both of these options.What is the ABLE...

Posted by on Oct 21, 2015

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10 Things To Know About Your Parent’s Financial Health

The Importance of Financial Health As You Age Helping your parents plan for financial stability in their later years will not only help them remain independent but will prepare the family for taking care of financial health issues if a parent becomes incapacitated. By agingcare.com What would happen if you had to suddenly take over management of a parent’s money and finances? If a parent becomes incapacitated, someone has to take over paying bills and managing their money.  Are you prepared? It’s better to have all...

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Older Americans: Maximizing Their Physical, Financial, and Legal Health

Recognizing Older Americans Month May 2015: “GET INTO THE ACT” As Elder Law Attorneys, we are committed to helping older Americans in every aspect of their lives. It is our mission to proactively advocate for the rights of these valuable members of our community. Although they are the same people they were when they were younger, some adjustments are needed based on aging changes not only physically, but mentally, socially, and legally-to protect and help them live satisfying lives. At Miller Elder Law Firm we recognize and...

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What Are Unavailable Assets In Medicaid?

What Are Unavailable Assets In Medicaid? Gainesville elder and special needs attorney discusses Unavailable Assets in Medicaid. If You Need Legal Help For any questions, or more information, contact the law firm of The Miller Elder Law Firm at (352) 379-1900. “Unavailable assets are trickier. Sometimes, you’ll have a property that is jointly owned. Let’s say that you own a condominium in the panhandle somewhere with your brother. Normally, that asset and the value of that asset, if it’s not your home, would be...

Posted by on Apr 8, 2013

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What Are Countable Assets In Medicaid?

  What Are Countable Assets In Medicaid? Gainesville elder and special needs attorney discusses what Countable Assets are in Medicaid. If You Need Legal Help For any questions, or more information, contact the law firm of The Miller Elder Law Firm at (352) 379-1900. “What we help people with is the financial side. They’re going to look at your assets and your countable assets. Different things are categorized different by Medicaid. A countable asset is what they’re going to look at your bank account and count,...

Posted by on Apr 8, 2013

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Medicaid FAQs

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