LEGAL GUIDE
Written by attorney Brittni A. Sullivan | Apr 21, 2017

Revocable and Irrevocable Trusts for Assisted Living

You cannot use the money in the irrevocable trust to pay for assisted living. In order for the irrevocable trust to be considered exempt for Medicaid purposes, it must provide that no principal distributions can be made to the grantor (your mother) or on the grantor’s behalf.

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