Fort Myers Asset Protection Lawyers
Medicaid planning is something everyone should think about and incorporate into his or her retirement and estate plans. Generally, the elderly population confronts Medicaid issues when they are in need of benefits and in need of long-term health care options. Many encounter problems with finances and eligibility. Younger populations should consider these issues sooner and thus avoid the pitfalls. Whatever situation applies to you or your loved one, an experienced lawyer is a valuable asset.
In Fort Myers, O'Halloran & O'Halloran understands the unique issues seniors and their families face when trying to obtain nursing home and other long-term care. Our Fort Myers asset protection attorneys have more than 35 years of experience dedicated to serving the Southwest Florida population. We provide a wide range of Medicaid planning, estate planning and elder law issues.
Protect Your Assets To Maintain Medicaid Eligibility
Some income and assets are exempt when determining Medicaid eligibility. With counsel from our knowledgeable lawyers, and the development of an asset protection plan, you may become eligible for nursing home Medicaid in Florida.
Asset protection is one of the keys to making sure you are eligible for Medicaid when you, your spouse or your aging parents need on-going health care. We listen and respond effectively to our clients’ concerns and problems. At our firm, you can explore a wide range of asset protection methods such as:
- Irrevocable trusts
- Specialized deeds
- Medicaid trusts
- Miller Trusts/Qualified Income CAP Trusts
- Assets placed in a spouse’s name
- Pre-payment of certain expenses
Southwest Florida Medicaid Planning Attorneys
Preserving your assets means thinking of the bigger picture and planning for the entire family. We can help you plan for the future in terms of keeping your eligibility for Medicaid benefits, as well as protecting your assets from the expenses of nursing home care.
Estate planning is all about asset protection. There are many different tools and documents available to use in creating a plan that works best. We want to help you get the care you need while keeping the money and property that you deserve. Our lawyers will work closely with you to put an asset protection plan in place that maximizes your Medicaid eligibility without incurring penalties.