Benefits of Long-Term Care Planning

Long-term care planning is the act of planning for your financial and medical needs. Despite how important planning is, many people forget to do it. Long-term care planning includes asset protection to prevent going bankrupt in a nursing home, designating a power of...

Vantrease Earns Advanced Elder Law Degree

Kentucky ElderLaw is proud to announce that partner Misty Clark Vantrease has earned her LL.M in elder law from Stetson University with High Honors. High Honors means Ms. Vantrease graduated with a 3.5 or higher grade-point average. In fact, she made an A in every...

The certainties of death and taxes

By Kelly Gannott, Partner at Kentucky ElderLaw PLLC Lots of people come to our office asking about estate taxes. Most of the time, they are both happy and sad to learn they will not owe estate taxes. They smile because it means they won’t owe taxes, but...

When can a home be deeded to a child?

When can a home be deeded to a child? When we speak to groups, we get this question a lot:  I took care of Mom, so she can give me her house now that she needs a nursing home, right? Maybe.  Let me explain. Medicaid is the system that will pay for a person’s nursing...

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