Estate and Financial Planning for Clients Living With Chronic Illness
1 hour 30 minutes
Advise and protect your clients living with a chronic illness to ensure their assets and benefits are preserved.
Elder law is a highly specific field of law, requiring an understanding of the ever-changing Medicaid and VA rules. This topic will give you the knowledge to understand these ever-changing systems. This material also explains some of the tools elder law attorneys use to protect assets in the event a loved one needs care. This information is critical for practitioners who are either practicing or looking to practice elder law.
• You will be able to discuss Medicaid and VA benefits.
• You will be able to identify clients who need asset preservation.
• You will be able to recognize situations in which Medicaid and VA could benefit your clients.
• You will be able to review estate planning documents to see if they are sufficient for Medicaid planning.