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Medicaid’s Home Care Waivers Can Help You Avoid a Nursing Home, But the Line May Be Long

Medicaid long-term care benefits traditionally pay mainly for nursing home care, but the federal government can grant “waivers” to states allowing them to expand Medicaid to include home and community-based…

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ThompsonMcMullan Recognized as a 2022 Top Workplace in Richmond

ThompsonMcMullan, P.C. has once again been selected as a 2022 Top Workplace by the Richmond Times Dispatch, in partnership with Energage, ranking among 86 other businesses in the Richmond region…

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Lack of a Will Could Mean Chaos for Prince’s Estate

The famed recording artist Prince died leaving an unknown fortune and possibly no will or estate plan to dictate what to do with that fortune. Prince’s sister- Tyka Nelson- told…

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HUD Makes Reverse Mortgages a Little Less Attractive

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has announced changes to the federal reverse mortgage program. Citing the need to put the program on better financial footing- HUD will…

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Avoid Disagreements Between Your Power of Attorney Holder and Health Care Proxy

A durable power of attorney and a health care proxy are two important but different estate planning documents.  Both allow other people to make decisions for you in the event…

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Eight Named in Legal Elite

Seven of ThompsonMcMullan’s attorneys have been named to Legal Elite by Virginia Business Magazine. Mark R. Colombell in Construction, Robert A. Dybing in Civil Litigation, R. Shawn Majette in Taxes/Estates/Trusts/Elder…

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Lawsuit Alleges Assisted Living Facilities Discriminate Against Wheelchair Users

A lawsuit in New York state highlights an issue with some assisted living facilities: No wheelchairs allowed. The lawsuit claims that state regulations and facility policies discriminate against residents and…

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22 Attorneys Named to Virginia Business Magazine’s 2019 “Legal Elite”

Virginia Business Magazine released their 20th annual list of “Legal Elite” today, and we are pleased to announce that 22 ThompsonMcMullan attorneys were recognized on the list. Begun in 2000…

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Virginia’s Newest Discrimination Law and Employers

In February, Virginia became the first Southern state, and the 21st state overall, to pass a ban on LGBTQ discrimination.  Currently, this bill is on Governor Ralph Northram’s desk, awaiting…

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Annuities and Medicaid Planning

In some circumstances, immediate annuities can be ideal Medicaid planning tools for spouses of nursing home residents. Careful planning, with reference to the specific rules of your state, is needed…