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What is a Guardianship and who needs one?

Author: Eric Goldberg

What is a Guardianship and who needs one?

There are few circumstances in life more devastating than seeing a parent lose capacity and require the full care of a child or caregiver.  Approximately 60% of people do not have a valid Power of Attorney appointing an agent to

Loss Of A Loved One

An unfortunate by-product of the ongoing pandemic is that more families are being confronted with the prospect of settling a deceased loved one’s estate. This process, known as estate administration, is further complicated by the fact that many decedents either

Medicaid Penalty Divisor Increases

The New Jersey Medicaid Penalty Divisor increased from $357.67 to $361.20. Why is this important to families who are applying for Medicaid now or who may apply in the next five years? First, we must answer the question: What is

Trusted Advisor

As many of you know, NJELC at Goldberg Law Group is a full service elder law firm. But did you also know that we are just as passionate about estate planning for people 18-110? While we talk a lot about

Tips For Helping Seniors During The Coronavirus

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Over the last few weeks, our society has considered more than ever how we interact with our loved ones who are senior citizens.  According to the CDC, older adults may be at higher risk for serious complications from COVID-19. While

2020 New Jersey Medicaid Rates

Medicaid Income and Resource Allowances: The New Jersey Department of Health has issued resource and income allowances for the year 2020. All figures are effective as of January 1, 2020. Income Cap $2,349 Maximum Community Spousal Resoure Allowance (CSRA) $128,640

Spousal Refusal: New York State Medicaid

Spouses have a legal duty to support each other.  However, the astronomical costs of long-term care, such as home care or nursing home care, can bankrupt a “well” (i.e., healthy) community spouse.  To protect community spouses from impoverishment themselves, New

New York Voluntary Administration

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Probate and administration proceedings in New York State can be time-consuming and costly, but New York law allows for a simplified proceeding called voluntary administration for small estates with a value below a certain threshold.  Recently, the threshold was expanded

Spending Time With Your Elderly Loved Ones This Holiday: Signs To Look Out For

The holidays provide a wonderful opportunity to reminisce and celebrate, but they also provide us the ability to detect cognitive or physical changes in our elderly loved ones.  Below we list several telltale signs to look out for: Change in

Supplementing Long-Term Care Insurance

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As elder law attorneys, we pride ourselves on developing sound plans to give our clients the peace of mind that they will avoid impoverishment should they endure a long-term care crisis. For many years, the long-term care insurance industry has

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