How Do I Apply for Medicaid in Connecticut as a Senior?

Like many seniors, you may have managed to go through your entire life to date without ever even considering the need for Medicaid benefits because you were fortunate enough to be covered by employer-sponsored health insurance. If you now find yourself faced with the need to qualify for Medicaid to help cover long-term care costs, […]
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Signs of Nursing Home Abuse

The older population in the United States is growing at a historical rate, due in equal parts to the Baby Boomer generation reaching retirement and the simple fact that the average life expectancy in the U.S. has almost doubled in the last century. The increase in seniors has caused a corresponding increase in issues that […]
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How Does a Living Trust Work to Protect Against Incapacity?

Creating a comprehensive estate plan to ensure that your estate assets are distributed according to your wishes is certainly important. What you may not realize, however, is that planning for the possibility of your own incapacity is equally important. The Glastonbury living trust lawyers at Nirenstein, Horowitz & Associates, P.C. explain how incorporating a living […]
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New Tax Proposal re: Retirement Savings

There are new tax proposals working their way through the House and Senate. These proposals, if passed, would change retirement savings significantly. Read on to learn more about these proposals and whether they might impact you or your clients.
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Staying Current on Estate Planning

It’s important for estate planning attorneys to stay up on the latest developments and techniques. The American Academy of Estate Planning Attorney held its semi-annual conference in Atlanta last week. Read on to learn more about the topics discussed at that cutting-edge conference.
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What is a GST Trust?

A Generation-Skipping or “GST” trust can be a good way to keep assets out of the taxable estate of a beneficiary and yet still allow them to be used for the beneficiary’s benefit during life. Read on to learn more about this type of trust and whether it might make sense for you.
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