Kennesaw, GA asked in Estate Planning for Georgia

Q: What is the "costs" to draft a Miller Trust" (i.e. Qualified Income Trust for Nursing Homes).

I am requesting a "estimate quote to have a lawyer draft up a Qualified Income Trust for Long-Term Care (i.e. Medicaid). I have a "Durable Power of Attorney for Finances", a "Durable Power of Attorney for Healthcare" and a "Will" for my mother. My mother has two small pensions and a 2006 used which I drive to for her personal, medical, and healthcare needs. My mother has no home or other real property ownership.

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Nina Whitehurst
Nina Whitehurst
  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • Crossville, TN

A: Attorneys are not allowed to provide direct quotes via this forum. You need to contact an attorney directly for a quote. A quote is normally not given until after a complete consultation. This is similar to a doctor not providing treatment until after a consultation and examination.

A QIT is something that is not created until it is needed. It is not something that is drawn up and signed in advance of the person actually needing Medicaid benefits now or in the immediate future.

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