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Avoiding Pitfalls When Forced to Start Breaking Your Retirement Piggy Bank

The oldest of the 75 million baby boomers began turning 70 in 2016. Becoming a septuagenarian is a milestone in itself- but it also means that the IRS will soon expect…

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Why You Should Use a Lawyer for Medicaid Planning

Many seniors and their families don’t use a lawyer to plan for long-term care or Medicaid- often because they’re afraid of the cost. But an attorney can help you save…

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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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Promissory Notes and Medicaid

A promissory note is normally given in return for a loan and it is simply a promise to repay the amount. Classifying asset transfers as loans rather than gifts can…

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Court Approves Use of Short-Term Annuities for Medicaid Planning

Immediate annuities are among the tools elder law attorneys use to help married nursing home residents qualify for Medicaid coverage while protecting the standard of living of the healthy spouse…

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Exploitation of the Elderly

This article strives to identify a manageable bit of a broad topic: the presumption of fraud in typical civil cases arising from criminal prosecution for financial exploitation against the elderly….

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Leaders In the Law 2010

Virginia Lawyers Media is pleased to announce R. Shawn Majette is a member of  the 2010 class of Leaders in the Law . This program, now in its fifth year,…

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5 Questions to Ask Before Making Gifts for Medicaid or Tax Planning

Many seniors consider transferring assets for estate and long-term care planning purposes- or just to help out children and grandchildren. Gifts and transfers to a trust often make a lot…