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NJ Medicaid and Qualified Income Trusts


Lately we’ve been hearing a lot from people with questions about Qualified Income Trusts (QIT’s) – aka Miller Trusts. We have a whole page on our website devoted to QIT’s, with lots of information. But all the same, I’m going to take this opportunity to give anyone who’s reading this … Continue reading


New Jersey and Estate Tax – Will They or Won’t They?


For a while now, New Jersey estate planners have been playing a guessing game. Guessing whether New Jersey will bring back the estate tax. The estate tax is a tax that your estate pays when you pass away. In the past, anyone who died in New Jersey and left behind … Continue reading


Special Needs Trusts and Retirement Accounts


A special needs trust is important if you have a child or grandchild, or another person in your life, with disabilities who you want to leave property to when you pass away. A lot of people with disabilities receive disability benefits, which are often valuable and important. Some of these … Continue reading


Does my will cover my retirement accounts?


Everyone should have a will. It’s the most basic component of an estate plan. In it, you set forth your directions on how your property should be distributed after you die, who should manage your affairs, who should take care of your children, etc. However, in some cases your will … Continue reading


Will NJ Medicaid pay for my care at home?


We get asked this question a lot. And the answer is maybe. New Jersey Medicaid can pay for home health aides to come to your home and provide care to you. However, there are two caveats to that. First, you may not get as many hours of home health care … Continue reading


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