Organizing Records and Information for Estate Planning

Posted on August 7, 2023 by Hawkins Elder Law.

Estate planning is an essential but complex process, encompassing various financial, legal, and personal decisions. Organizing records and information properly can make this process smoother and more efficient. This article offers tips and links to helpful checklists to prepare for estate planning.

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Buying Life Insurance For Children?

Posted on July 5, 2023 by Hawkins Elder Law.

Is children’s life insurance a smart investment for your family? As we previously wrote in the Hawkins Elder Law Blog (, a life policy is an important safety net for some people. However, this article explains why life insurance for children may be a poor investment. Life Insurance Purpose and Investment Performance Life Insurance Purpose […]

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Can You Qualify For Long-Term Care Medicaid With Higher Income And Assets In Indiana?

Posted on August 31, 2022 by Thomas Hynes.

Indiana Medicaid has specific limits on who is eligible for coverage. Many people in Indiana feel that they fall outside these limits because they make too much money or have too many assets. However, due to the cost of long-term care, Medicaid is not something that can be overlooked. This article explains some misconceptions about […]

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What Is The Look-Back Period For Long-Term Care Medicaid In Indiana?

Posted on August 30, 2022 by Thomas Hynes.

If you are thinking about applying for Medicaid, you may have heard about the look-back period. A look-back period could significantly harm your ability to receive Medicaid. If you want Medicaid to cover the cost of long-term care—such as nursing home care, assisted living care, or in-home care—it’s essential to understand how the look-back period […]

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What Assets Qualify You For Long Term Care Medicaid In Indiana?

Posted on August 29, 2022 by Thomas Hynes.

Indiana Medicaid may be able to cover your nursing home care, assisted living care, or in-home care. But your assets will play an essential role in whether Medicaid will cover these services. When you apply for Medicaid in Indiana, you must disclose your assets. If your assets exceed the state’s asset limits, you may have […]

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Promissory Notes In Indiana Medicaid Planning

Posted on August 28, 2022 by Thomas Hynes.

To get Medicaid benefits in Indiana, your income or assets cannot exceed the state’s Medicaid limits. If you don’t qualify because of having more assets than the state limits, you may have to pay out of pocket for your long-term care. Some people spend their assets on long-term care until they qualify, but there could […]

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How Does My Home Affect My Eligibility For Medicaid?

Posted on August 24, 2022 by Thomas Hynes.

Are you looking into applying for Medicaid in Indiana? Do you currently own a home? If you answered yes to both of these questions, this article explains your home’s effect on your eligibility for Medicaid in Indiana. What Is A Lien? Typically, a lien gives you an interest in someone’s property in response to their […]

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Does My Income Disqualify Me From Medicaid Long-Term Care In Indiana?

Posted on August 23, 2022 by Thomas Hynes.

Did you know that if your income is higher than Medicaid’s income limits, you may not qualify for long-term care through Medicaid (also known as Medicaid nursing home coverage)? An experienced Medicaid attorney can help you determine if you will be eligible for this type of Medicaid based on your current assets and income, among […]

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Indiana Medicaid Law In 2022

Posted on August 22, 2022 by Thomas Hynes.

Did you know that Medicaid may be able to pay the nursing home bill for you or a loved one? Are you concerned about whether you or a loved one are eligible for Medicaid in Indiana? Here’s a simple overview of a few of the programs through Medicaid that benefit pregnant women, children, the aged, […]

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How Do I Stop Medicaid From Taking My House In Indiana?

Posted on January 5, 2022 by Thomas Hynes.

Suppose Medicaid is paying your nursing home bills. As a Medicaid recipient, you’ve already demonstrated that you have low income and assets. You’ve already confirmed with Medicaid that you own a house. And Medicaid lets you keep your house while you receive benefits. What you might not know is that Medicaid might attempt to take […]

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