If A Spouse Is Ill But A Veteran Isn't, Can A Couple Still Get VA benefits for Long-Term Care Expenses? While the veteran is alive, the claim is the veteran’s. In cases where the Veteran is over 65 and healthy, but the Veteran’s Spouse is ill, the best that the couple can qualify for is the base pension amount.
Planning ahead financially for a family member with special needs can be difficult. As an adult with special needs, if you have more than $2,000 in savings, you can potentially lose out on Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits and Medicaid. We know this is not a lot of money, so let us share some ways you can save for your disabled loved one while protecting their future eligibility for benefits.
While visiting loved ones this holiday season, take the time to address two important parts of your family’s future: estate planning and ethical wills.
November is National Adoption Month, an initiative started by the Children's Bureau under the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Navigating adoption in Florida can be confusing. At Murphy & Berglund, PLLC, we have helped parents adopt the most amazing children, and have represented children being adopted into a loving family.