Estate Planning | Two estate planning mistakes to avoid

By |2020-03-18T14:24:43-04:00March 15th, 2020|estate lawyer, estate planning, estate planning attorney, estate planning attorney tampa fl|

Well, you’re feeling pretty good. Years ago, you went to an attorney and had a full estate plan crafted and signed. Witnesses, notaries and everything was official. What a load off your mind. But good estate planning requires periodic attention. It’s never really over, because if one thing is certain, life is constantly changing. And [...]

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Estate Planning | Give your children the tools to help you late in life

By |2020-03-18T14:22:20-04:00March 6th, 2020|Advance Directives, Estate Planning Tampa, Estate Planning Tampa | How Life Insurance Plays a Role in Estate Planning , Wills|

No one likes to think about the day they can’t make even simple decisions for themselves. But it can happen. It can happen as fast a short drive to the grocery store turning into a car accident that leaves you in a coma. More likely, though, you’ll live into old age, but you might become [...]

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Medicaid Benefits | Two Parts of the Medicaid Process

By |2020-03-18T14:07:58-04:00February 24th, 2020|medicaid assistance, medicaid assistant, medicaid benefits, Mortellaro Law|

Two Parts of the Process For Medicaid Benefits Not familiar with Medicaid Benefits? Let’s say Mom, a retired widower, is getting on in years. The winter holidays come, and you and your brother visit from your homes in other states. You see that she is struggling to walk, to dress herself, to cook and keep [...]

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Veteran Qualifications for VA Aid and Attendance

By |2020-03-18T14:15:18-04:00February 21st, 2020|Aid and Attendance Benefits, VA Benefits|

In the world of non-service-connected veteran benefits, Aid and Attendance is one of the highest paying awards. In 2020, an unmarried eligible veteran could receive a maximum award of $1,911 each month, while a married veteran is eligible for up to $2,266 a month. This award is adjusted for cost of living increases annually. That [...]

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Medicaid Asset Protection | Asset Protection is Not a DIY Job

By |2020-03-08T16:31:32-04:00February 20th, 2020|medicaid assistance, medicaid assistant, medicaid benefits, Mortellaro Law|

Medicaid Asset Protection | Asset Protection is Not a DIY Job If you have done even a little bit of research regarding Medicaid, you probably have heard the term Medicaid asset protection. This is a planning strategy to position and manage your financial assets so they are not counted against you when applying for Medicaid [...]

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VA Aid and Attendance: A Life-Changing Benefit

By |2020-02-19T13:44:25-05:00February 11th, 2020|Aid and Attendance Benefits, Mortellaro Law, VA Benefits|

VA Aid and Attendance: A Life-Changing Benefit Veterans of conflicts such as World War II, Korea and Vietnam have reached the age where they may need the assistance of another person to perform basic activities of daily living. Things such as bathing and showering, going to the bathroom, walking, and even feeding oneself. VA Aid [...]

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Medicaid Benefits | Some Medicaid Mistakes are Repeated Time and Time Again

By |2020-02-14T09:56:18-05:00February 6th, 2020|medicaid assistance, medicaid benefits, Mortellaro Law|

Medicaid Benefits | Some Medicaid Mistakes are Repeated Time and Time Again One of the advantages of working with a law firm that focuses on Medicaid benefits is that it knows where folks make mistakes in the application process. Such firms can then guide you around these pitfalls so your application goes more smoothly. Also, [...]

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Medicaid Benefits | Medicaid Stress? Take a Deep Breath

By |2020-02-14T09:54:09-05:00January 29th, 2020|medicaid assistant, medicaid benefits, Mortellaro Law|

Medicaid Benefits | Medicaid Stress? Take a Deep Breath It’s easy to get stressed out about the Medicaid application process. You know that receiving benefits is not a sure thing, so you might feel anxious day and night as you work through the paperwork and wait to hear back. We understand these feelings, and we’d [...]

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