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What is the Best Way to Protect an Inheritance?

Russo Law Group, P.C. - What is the Best Way to Protect an Inheritance?We often see clients with concerns about loved ones who receive government benefits such as Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and/or Medicaid. Since SSI and Medicaid have very strict rules as to how much money and how much income beneficiaries can have in their name, clients often want to be sure that their gift does not affect SSI and/or Medicaid benefits. It’s very important in this type of situation to implement proper planning that protects their loved one’s important benefits.

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Think You Have to Disinherit Your Child with Special Needs? Think Again!

Think You Have to Disinherit Your Special-Needs Child? Think Again!Many families assume it’s better to disinherit their child with special needs. Their intentions are loving—they don’t want the child to lose their government benefits as a result of inheriting; they don’t want to do their child more harm than good. They think it would be better to leave everything to their other children, trusting that those children will take care of the child with special needs.

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