Medicaid and Special Needs Planning

Ellen A. Victor

Practice Area:Estate Planning

Outcome:Saved gov't benefits for Medicaid client

Description:Client had received a personal injury settlement. Lump sum benefits would reduce or eliminate government programs like Medicaid, SSI, ,food stamps, Section 8 housing. Able to place lump sum in pooled special needs trust, thereby saving client benefits. Money can now be used to supplement benefits. These summaries are intended for informational purposes only and are not to be considered as any kind of guarantee, warranty or prediction concerning any other case. Every case is different, and the outcome is dictated by facts and circumstances unique to it. A good result in one case should not raise expectations of good results in any other case, regardless of any similarities. This website is intended to convey general information only. It is not meant to be, nor should it be used for, legal advice for any specific problem. While we believe the information found in this website is generally correct, it should not be relied upon by anyone seeking legal advice on a specific matter, and there is no representation, guarantee or warranty of its completeness or accuracy. Accurate and appropriate legal advice may be obtained only through a consultation with a lawyer.