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Obviously, if you follow the law, get a license and have the event officiated, you’re married. See O.C.G.A. § 19-3-1 (Requiring parties able to contract, an actual contract and consummation according to law). And with marriage goes the benefits and liabilities. Although not a traditional case, Justice Kennedy concluded Obergfell v. Hodges with the following […]

elder law resources - ABLE Accounts

During the week of May 1, 2023, the VA updated its Adjudication Procedures Manual to clarify that a claim in which funds were withheld pending a fiduciary appointment is a claim pending at the time of death and may be paid as accrued benefits. The updated section is M21-1, Part XI, Subpart ii, Chapter 3, […]

elder law resources - ABLE Accounts

On April 25, 2023, the VA issued the following announcement: The Caregiver Support Program (CSP) is introducing a new nationwide service offering comprehensive legal and financial planning services to Primary Family Caregivers enrolled in the Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers (PCAFC). A network of licensed attorneys and certified financial counselors are readily accessible […]

elder law resources - ABLE Accounts

On April 5, 2023, the VA posted (presumably to remind everyone) regarding its comprensive assistance for family caregivers. The VA said “Support for caregivers means making sure you’re informed about the programs, resources, and services available to you. The Caregiver Support Program (CSP) provides clinical services to caregivers of Veterans who are enrolled in the […]

elder law resources - ABLE Accounts

The new Aid and Attendance enhanced pension rates for 2023 are: Surviving Spouse $1,432 Monthly / $17,184 per year Single Veteran $2,229 Monthly / $26,748 per year Married Veteran $2,642 Monthly / $31,704 per year Two Vets Married $3,536 Monthly / $42,432 per year If you qualify for these benefits, the VA will base your […]

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Georgia State Medicaid Plan

In an August 2022 blog post, the VA urged Veterans to check out resources for Older Veterans. The post states, whether your an older Veteran, a family member or caregiver for a Veteran of any age, or you serve Veterans, check out these resources: VA Caregiver Support– Resources and programs for family caregivers VA Mental Health– […]

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We regularly post links to news articles and other resources related to Elder Law and Special Needs Law. We focus on general news, health and healthcare news, special needs news, events, government sources, financial and retirement news and legal news. Some cited resources are for professionals, but most are news or other helpful articles we […]

Ali

We regularly post links to news articles and other resources that related to Elder Law and Special Needs Law. We focus on general news, health and healthcare news, special needs news, events, government sources, financial and retirement news and legal news. Some cited resources are for professionals, but most are news or other helpful articles […]

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