Rhode Island estate planning lawyers, Slepkow Slepkow & Associates, Inc. present the following estate planning and Elder law articles. These RI law articles were authored by Rhode Island probate attorneys.
This legal article answers the following, Rhode Island Estate Planning, will and trust questions:
- Does a person who resides in Rhode Island and Providence Plantations need a will?
- What does “intestate” mean under RI laws?
- What happens if a person dies in an accident, or by other means without a will?
- Can the probate process in Providence Probate Court be avoided if someone has a will?
- If I die with minor children or a minor child, who will handle my money for them?
- Can I name and designate the same person as executor, trustee and guardian in my will?
- How can I avoid the probate process in Warwick, Cranston or East Providence Probate Court?
- What constitutes a trust under laws in the Ocean State? What other benefits are there for creating a trust in Rhode Island?
Answers to important questions concerning Rhode Island Elder Law by an attorney from East Providence. Information related to: nursing home liens, living wills, estate planning in RI, trusts and more. This RI elder law article addresses the following topics: wills, trusts, powers-of-attorney, healthcare agent designations and estate planning. Asset protection as well as Medicaid Planning are important issues in the field of Elder law in RI.
- What is a living will in RI?
- Will the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations take title to my domicile if I have no choice but to enter a nursing home?
- What steps should I take to protect my house in case of nursing home costs?
- Are there any means for me to retain control of my assets while simultaneously protecting them from the reach of nursing homes?
- What law of what state will govern the strategies and state determinations?
Elder Law Citations:
Medicaid.gov, Keeping America Healthy: “Eligibility”, “Medicaid and CHIP provide health coverage to nearly 60 million Americans, including children, pregnant women, parents, seniors and individuals with disabilities. ” http://www.medicaid.gov/medicaid-chip-program-information/by-topics/eligibility/eligibility.html
“Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) announced a model to test strategies to improve medication use among Medicare beneficiaries enrolled in Part D. Medication therapy management, when implemented effectively, can improve health care and outcomes for patients and has the potential to lower overall health care costs.” CMS.GOV Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services , regulations and guidance. https://www.cms.gov/regulations-and-guidance/regulations-and-guidance.html