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Todd D. Schmitz

Todd Schmitz’s Legal Guides

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  • 9 Questions You Must Ask If You or a Loved One is Going Into a Nursing Home

    What if my loved one is already in a nursing home? Under the best circumstances, you’d have plenty of time to visit the nursing homes, talk to the residents, meet the care staff, sample the food and

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  • Aid & Attendance: Special Care Pensions for Wartime Veterans

    My father was a veteran but was not in combat, is he still eligible? Yes, he may be. A veteran must have served one day during wartime, but not necessarily in combat. And a widow of a veteran may a

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  • How to Find the Right Nursing Home, Get Good Care There, and Pay For It Without Going Broke

    Can't I just give away my assets to my kids or $10,000 per year? Unfortunately, no. Any gifts you make within five years of applying for Medicaid may cause a waiting penalty, even $10,000 gifts. Bu

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