Grady H. Williams, Jr., LL.M
Alison E. Hickman, J.D.
What we do
Wills & Probate
Long-Term Care Planning
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Video Answers to Frequently Asked Questions
How much of my assets can be saved?
Does a revocable living trust offer asset protection?
Does an agent have any responsibility to use his or her own money to support me?
How can a trust prevent a guardianship proceeding?
How can an estate plan prevent a guardianship proceeding?
How do I decide if I want to take early retirement?
How do I figure out what the penalty period is for transferring property?
How do I go about getting services to come into my home and have Medicaid pay for them?
How do I know if I am eligible for veterans benefits?
How do I select a nursing home?
How does an agent use a power of attorney?
How does someone apply for Medicaid benefits?
How much does nursing home care cost?
Do I need a will?
I am single. What happens if I have to go to a nursing home?
I cannot afford to keep up the long-term care insurance policy anymore. What should I do?
I heard that I am only allowed to keep $50 of income if I am in a nursing home. Is that true?
If I enter a nursing home as a private pay resident, do I have to use my assets before I can get Medicaid?
If I give someone power of attorney, do I forfeit my own rights to make decisions?
If I go into a nursing home and my wife stays home, how much of my income can she keep?
If I have all my estate planning and long term care documents from another state, do I have to have them redone in Florida?
If I need a nursing home, will my spouse and children lose everything?
If my mother or father is not able to handle her or his own financial matters, what can I do ?
If my spouse and I own everything jointly, might a durable power of attorney still be useful?
A creditor has filed a creditor’s claim. What do I do now?
Can I give my agent under a power of attorney the power to make health care decisions for me?
Am I entitled to veterans benefits regardless of how much money I have?
Are there advantages to a power of attorney over a guardianship?
Are there alternatives for managing property when a person becomes incapacitated?
Are there any assets that Medicaid does not consider available to the Medicaid applicant and/or his or her spouse?
Are there other ways of leaving property to my beneficiaries other than through a will or a trust?
Are there ways for me to protect some of my assets and still be eligible for Medicaid benefits?
Can a power of attorney be used for estate planning?
Can I add my daughters or sons name to my bank account instead of having a power of attorney?
Can I appoint the same person as personal representative trustee and guardian?
Can I be barred from Medicaid if I just moved into Florida?
Can I give my agent power to make health care decisions for me?
Am I allowed to keep all of my social security and pension if I am in a nursing home and Medicaid is paying for my care?
Can I leave directions about my final ceremonies and the disposition of my body in my will?
Can I pre-plan and pre-pay for my funeral and burial expenses?
Can I require my agent to provide me a monthly or annual account?
Can I retain control of my assets while simultaneously protecting them from the reach of nursing homes?
Can my mother give away $10000 with no problems?
Can my mother give me money when she moves into my house?
Do children have to pay for a parent to be in a nursing home?
Do I have to wait 5 years after giving anything away to get Medicaid?
Do I need a lawyer for estate planning or can I hire a paralegal or another non-attorney to assist me?
Do I need a new asset protection plan, trust, or will if move to a new state?
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