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Til Death Do Us Part or One of Us Needs Medicaid: What Every Senior Needs to Know (Download)


By: Louis W. Pierro, Esq. and Kevin Forbush, Esq.
Recorded July 16, 2014
Audio download


If growing old together is the dream of most married couples, why do clients who have been married over 50 years ask elder law attorneys if they should get a divorce? The spectre of going broke because of your spouse’s illness is enough to drive married couples off the marital cliff, but it doesn’t have to. This session will explore the planning options available to married couples to pay for ruinously expensive long-term care without having to untie the knot.

Topics covered: 

  • Spousal Duty of Support
  • Exempt Assets
  • Strategies