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The Power of Attorney

What is a Durable Power of Attorney? At Barreau Legal, PLLC, it is common to run into clients who believe that estate planning only deals with how to pass property along to the next generation after someone’s death. This would be an accurate definition of estate planning and the goals which can be accomplished through …

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Special Needs Trust

When dealing with loved ones with special needs, it is important to understand the relationship which exists concerning someone with special needs and his or her approved government benefits. Namely, did you know that your loved one could potentially lose their government benefits related to their special needs if they inherit directly from you? Did …

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Qualifying for Medicaid

Do you know the requirements to qualify for Medicaid? Medicaid is an important tool to help provide long-term care for those who cannot afford it. The costs of being in a nursing home can almost be insurmountable, sometimes reaching approximately $6,000 a month depending on your facility and geographical region. For the majorly wealthy, perhaps …

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