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Our legal blog covers an array of topics specifically geared toward seniors. Browse our blog posts to learn more about crisis Medicaid planning, silver divorce, elder abuse issues, family mediation, adult guardianships and more.

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Creating a Funeral Trust May Aid in Medicaid Eligibility

If you’re familiar with your state’s Medicaid eligibility requirements, you may also be familiar with the phrase “Medicaid Spend Down.” If you are not, let me break it down for you. Medicaid eligibility is determined by an applicant’s income and countable assets- both must be under a specified amount. If the applicant’s income or countable assets exceed Medicaid eligibility, they may become eligible by “spending down” income or assets. Medicaid spend down can be tricky, as Medicaid has a look-back period in which past transfers of property, gifted assets, or ones sold under fair market value are reviewed. Creating an

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Starting Over at 50 After Divorce?

Going through a divorce after the age of 50 can be overwhelming. You’ve built a life with your spouse and probably been together for a long time. This is a highly complex situation, and you deserve to have a dedicated and experienced advocate on your side. 

Whether you have questions about divorce or need representation in your divorce in Green Bay, Wisconsin, our experienced and compassionate divorce attorneys can help. Contact Gage-Michaels Law Firm to learn more about our legal services.

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