Florida Elder Law & Estate Planning Blog


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Medicaid Personal Services Agreements must be properly structured
July 19, 2015

A Medicaid Personal Services Contract, also known as a Personal Services Agreement, can be a great strategy that permits an aging person to pay adult children for caregiving, while still preserving the parent’s eligibility for long-term care Medicaid benefits. In…

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ALERT: Criminal penalties for non-lawyers engaging in Medicaid planning — and maybe, for those who hire them!
February 2, 2015

The Florida Supreme Court on January 15, 2015 ruled that a non-lawyer is guilty of the unlicensed practice of law if the individual engages in Medicaid planning activities for clients leading up to the application. The Supreme Court took up…

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