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How can a Revocable Living Trust protect me?

A Revocable Living Trust serves two main purposes.  The most well-known purpose is to avoid probate.  The other, less-known purpose is to provide continuity of management during any period of incapacity.  And, because such a Trust is revocable and you serve as your … Read More…

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How Can CT Medicaid (Title XIX, Title 19) and VA Aid & Attendance Help Pay for Home Care?

If you consume your resources paying privately for your home care, you could be financially forced into a nursing home when the funds run out.  But, you can stay at home longer by using proven strategies to qualify for Medicaid home care benefits, … Read More…

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Positive Communications With Your Parents

How do I bring up sensitive issues like driving and bill paying with my senior parents? Elder Law is more than Medicaid (Title XIX) and VA Aid & Attendance. Begin any potentially stressful discussion by asking questions.  Ask how your parents feel about the … Read More…

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When Do You Need A CT Elder Law Attorney (Elder Care Lawyer)?

The short answer is:  If you felt the need to do the search that brought you to this blog, you probably would benefit from learning what the issues are and how to protect yourself from them.  Long Term Care Insurance, Reverse Mortgages As … Read More…

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Veterans Aid & Attendance Pension

In November each year we honor the men and women who have served in uniform.  There is no better way to do that than to help veterans and their surviving spouses obtain valuable Aid and Attendance pension benefits to pay toward their care. … Read More…

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Strategies for Affording Assisted Living

When we met Violet, she was concerned that she would run out of funds someday and be unable to continue to afford living at the beautiful assisted living facility she had grown quite fond of.  Violet’s concern is shared by many assisted living … Read More…

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Welcome to our new blog!

This blog is a service of Murphy & Murphy LLP Attorneys at Law of Danbury, CT and is provided to the public for the purpose of educating seniors and their families regarding elder care issues and estate planning. In the weeks and months … Read More…

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