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Medicaid Planning in NC

Medicaid Planning in NC

Even though 70% of individuals older than 65 now will need long-term care in the future, health insurance and Medicare do not cover long-term care costs. Medicaid may cover all of your long-term care costs if your income and assets are below the set levels in North...
Have You Named a Guardian for Your Child?

Have You Named a Guardian for Your Child?

Sometimes we find ourselves in situations that we did not plan. Unexpected death or incapacitating illness may keep us from caring for our children. Mental illness, drug addiction, a prison sentence, or general incompetence can all leave our child with no caregiver....
Legal Guardianship Answers

Legal Guardianship Answers

As a legal guardian, you are responsible for the care of another. If the person is an adult, these needs include day-to-day, healthcare needs, and financial or home responsibilities. Often, when an adult becomes disabled somehow, a judge appoints a legal guardian to...
Temporary Guardianship: How Does it Work?

Temporary Guardianship: How Does it Work?

When individuals can no longer care for themselves, someone else can file a petition for guardianship. If necessary, the clerk of court will appoint a temporary guardian for the individual. A temporary guardianship only lasts until the clerk of court decides whether...