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  • Why Use Irrevocable Trusts as Part of Medicaid Planning?
    Why Use Irrevocable Trusts as Part of Medicaid Planning?

    Many people are familiar with revocable or living trusts, but few know the benefits of an irrevocable trust. The first step is understanding the differences between the two types of trusts. A ...

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  • Why Plan For Long-Term Care
    Why Plan For Long-Term Care

    Most Americans over the age of 65 will need some type of long-term care services. The average private cost of long-term care in North Carolina is $80,000-$90,000. There are essentially three ways to ...

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  • Countable versus Non-countable Assets
    Countable versus Non-countable Assets

    In North Carolina, an applicant for Medicaid is allowed only $2000 in countable assets. The applicant’s spouse is allowed to keep one half of all the couple’s countable assets, up to a maximum value ...

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  • Stay Connected with Our Charlotte Law Firm
    Stay Connected with Our Charlotte Law Firm

    At Law Office of Kelli Y. Allen, PLLC, we strive to be different from the average law firm. It is our philosophy that each client deserves to not only be treated with dignity and respect but also ...

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  • Naturalization
    Naturalization

    NATURALIZATION Nationalization is the process by which foreign nationals gain United States citizenship. Most permanent residents are eligible to apply for naturalization after holding permanent ...

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  • Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals Decision on Injunction
    Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals Decision on Injunction

    On May 26, 2015, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals denied the Federal Government's appeal of the temporary injunction which prevents the Department of Homeland Security from implementing the ...

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