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At the Law Offices of Louis Lepore, Esq. clients are our number one priority. Louis Lepore addresses client needs with energy, experience, and resourcefulness. He will solve problems, follow through quickly, and keep his clients informed regarding the status and progress of their cases or legal matters. Louis Lepore strives to provide his clients with the assurance that their finances and decisions are secure and protected. Learn more about his Staten Island, and New York City law firm to determine if he is the right lawyer for you.
Medical Professionals, Elder Law Attorneys and Their Older Patient/Clients
There are often situations in which an older person needs the services of an attorney and medical professionals. A recent article in Bifocal, apublication of the American Bar Association, highlighted six scenarios in which such a collaboration would be beneficial to...
Medicaid Planning to save a life time of savings
PLAN OR PAYWhat are your options?The Purpose of this ArticleThe decision to move a family member or loved one into a nursing home is one of the most difficult decisions you can make. The laws are very complex and the decision is very emotional. That emotional time can...
The Value of Using Irrevocable Trusts in Medicaid Planning
If a potential Medicaid recipient desires to qualify for benefits, but yet preserve his or her assets within the family, he or she must gift those assets away. After a 5-year lookback period, the transferred assets are no longer countable for purposes of determining...
The Perils of Outright Distributions and Gifts
“Whatever can go wrong, will go wrong.” Murphy’s Law applies itself with surprising vigor in the estate planning field. If your clients are leaving outright, no-strings-attached inheritances or gifts to their beneficiaries, they are practically inviting disaster. But,...
Medicaid and Trusts
With careful Medicaid planning, you may be able to preserve some of your estate for your children or other heirs while meeting the Medicaid asset limit (in most states, a nursing home resident covered by Medicaid may have no more than $2,000 in "countable" assets)....
Why You Should Use a Lawyer for Medicaid Planning?
Instead of taking steps based on what you've heard from others, doing nothing, or enlisting a non-lawyer referred by a nursing home, you can hire an elder law attorney. At the Law offices of Louis P. Lepore can help you save money in the long run as well as make sure...
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