The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals rules that the potential depletion of a Medicaid beneficiary's special needs trust on private nursing care while the beneficiary challenges [...]
The Court of Appeals of North Carolina reverses a trial court's decision to remove the trustee of a special needs trust after the lower court found, among other [...]
Become familiar with the federal government's rules regarding minimum wage and overtime protections for home health care workers.
In recent years a number of non-lawyers have started businesses offering Medicaid planning services to seniors. While using one of these services may be cheaper than hiring a lawyer, the [...]
Reversing a lower court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit rules that a state housing authority cannot count distributions from a special needs trust funded by a settlement as [...]
In many states, seniors have the right to decline jury duty based on their age. But the age limits and rules vary by state and by type of court, so if you are summoned for jury duty, check [...]
The Supreme Court of Arkansas rules that a judge cannot refuse to establish a (d)(4)(A) trust because of public policy concerns if the petitioner otherwise meets the statutory requirements set [...]
Unfortunately, too many trustees of special needs trusts or those who oversee funds for people with special needs don't even know that they have a duty to account for the funds they manage, [...]