Fairfax, VA asked in Estate Planning and Public Benefits for Virginia

Q: I believe a high pension no cash out makes me ineligible for Medicaid. My state no Miller trust to live at poverty

Level which is undesirable. Will or living trust? Any Help with elder orphan status in law firms trustee holder. Executor, financial poa esp if not a solo law office?

1 Lawyer Answer
Richard Sternberg
Richard Sternberg
  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • Potomac, MD
  • Licensed in Virginia

A: It is difficult for me to understand your question as written, but, in any event, there is no way to analyze your situation in any usable manner without reviewing your finances, the trust, and your state's Medicaid law. There are often means to qualify for Medicaid using special needs trusts, but the analysis starts with a lawyer who covers Elder Law in your state. While Justia is a fine way to seek general legal advice, you might consider navigating to <http://www.avvo.com>. Enter your county [and state] and [Elder Law]. Read the client reviews and attorney endorsements as well as the ratings. Ignore the ads.

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