Social Security payments are determined by a number of factors: the amount of money you earn and amount you pay into the Social Security system, the age at which you begin taking benefits, marital status, how long you work, disability status and other factors. There are a number of ways to increase what you receive from Social Security. Not all of these methods will be applicable to everyone or even practical but consider them nonetheless.
Since 1993, every state must establish a program to recover Medicaid expenditures from the estates of recipients. 42 U.S.C. § 1396p(b)(1)(B). This is known as “estate recovery.” In theory states can impose liens to personal or real property 42 U.S.C. § 1396p(a) or seek to recover from the Medicaid recipient's decedent's estate. 42 U.S.C. § 1396p(b)(1)(A).
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In essence, Wills do nothing while the Will maker is alive. Trusts function as both substitutes for powers of attorney and for wills.
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As valued colleagues and clients, we want to continue keeping you informed of the operations of Estate & Elder Law Services amid concerns of COVID-19.
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, we continue to react proactively and erring on the side of caution to protect the safety and well-being of our staff, clients and advisors...
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