Medicare And Your Estate Planning
If you are concerned about the status of a senior loved one’s long-term care, Medicare and Medicaid eligibility, and asset protection that ensures savings to address the cost of a sudden health crisis, the estate planning and elder law attorneys you should speak with right away are Daniel J. Vieira and Stephen J. DiGianfilippo of the Vieira & DiGianfilippo law firm.
At our conveniently located law offices in Rhode Island and Massachusetts, you can learn about how Medicare law is applied to your family’s specific situation – and how our lawyers’ careful guidance can bring you peace of mind about an elderly relative’s care. We will answer your questions promptly and honestly, handle all documentation, and craft customized estate plans containing important Medicare and Medicaid elements.
The Health Care You Need, Today And In The Future
Common threads for estate planning focused on a senior’s long-term care include:
- Minimal tax liability
- The ability to retain government benefits
- Importance of powers of attorney, deeds and trusts, such as first-party supplemental needs trusts
- Attention to Medicaid eligibility and applications
- Asset and income exemptions allowed under Medicaid
- Sheltering of any post-litigation awards to continue eligibility for Social Security and Medicaid benefits
- Charitable giving strategies and asset transfers
In addition to recommending any or all of these proactive measures, our law firm maintains consistent availability to your input. We personally relate to your goals, share your concerns and relish the roles of sounding board and confidant while building legal protections for you and elderly family members.
Learn More About The Many Ways We Can Help
You want the very best for senior loved ones, including forward-looking estate considerations that avoid probate, provide for health care and promote confidence in the future. To arrange an initial consultation with the lawyers of Vieira & DiGianfilippo, call us in Providence at 401-400-3375, in South Easton at 508-297-6163, or Mansfield at 401-400-3375. We welcome email messages and respond to them in a timely manner.