Los Angeles County Elder Lawyer Answers, “What is the difference between Medicare and Medi-Cal?”

Tweet Medicare and Medi-Cal are two options for government-subsidized health care available to California seniors. However, they provide two very different sets of benefits, and just because you may qualify for one does not necessarily mean you’ll qualify for the other. Below is a list of the differences between the …

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Top Fears that Encino Elder and Estate Planning Lawyers Face with their Clients

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When clients come to see an Encino estate planning or Elder Law lawyer, they generally have multiple goals in mind. Interestingly, they don’t always realize this fact, thinking that they “just” need to put together a will that stipulates who gets what after they have passed away. While this is obviously a very important part of what estate planning lawyers do, it’s not a comprehensive view.

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The Value of Using Irrevocable Trusts in Medicaid Planning

Tweet People often wonder about the value of using irrevocable trusts in Medicaid planning. Certainly gifting of assets can be done outright, not involving an irrevocable trust. Outright gifts have the advantages of being simple to do with minimal costs involved, including the cost of preparing and recording deeds and …

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