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Middle class Americans seeking asset protection cannot afford to ignore the potentially devastating costs of nursing home and other long-term care. Nursing homes are among the most common and largest creditors an average American is likely to face in his or her lifetime, but only about 10% of the population has long-term care insurance. For the other 90%, Medicaid is the primary source of payment, so a basic understanding of the Medicaid asset protection process is vital for all professionals who work with seniors and their families. This legal guide will provide an overview of asset protection concepts and strategies that elder law attorneys can use to legally and ethically protect assets while facilitating earlier Medicaid eligibility; and a set of crisis-management tools to prevent and correct inadvertent loss of benefits. Order today!
This program has been approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board. This program may qualify for up to 6.0 hours of distance learning credit, including 5.0 hours of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit and 1.0 hour of ethics, professionalism or substance abuse distance learning CLE credit. No more than 6.0 hours of distance learning CLE credit may be earned during a reporting period.
STEPHEN E. DIAMOND is a partner in the law firm of Stenger, Roberts, Davis & Diamond, LLP. He practices primarily in the areas of estate planning and administration, business formation and transactions, real estate, and elder law issues. Mr. Diamond is past chairman of and current legal counsel to the Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce, and a past member of the Board of Directors of The Community Foundation of Dutchess County. He is a frequent lecturer on the topics of estate and retirement planning and elder law issues. Mr. Diamond is admitted to practice in New York, Florida, and Massachusetts. He earned his J.D. degree from Pepperdine University and his LL.M. degree, in taxation, from the University of Florida.
PHILLIP M. TRIBBLE has been practicing law in the Capital District since 1979. He has offices in Clifton Park and Kinderhook, New York. His practice is concentrated in the areas of estate and Medicaid planning, elder law, probate and estate administration, and real estate. Mr. Tribble is a member of the New York State (Elder Law Section and the Trust and Estates Section), Albany County, Columbia County, and the Saratoga County bar associations. He has lectured on elder and Medicaid law for the Elder Law Section of the New York Bar Association; on Medicaid, estate planning, and estate administration for National Business Institute; and he has been a guest speaker on estate planning for the CSEA Union Northern Region. Mr. Tribble earned his B.A. degree from Valparaiso University, his MAR degree from Yale University School of Divinity, and his J.D. degree from Albany Law School.