Title 19 Wisconsin Legal Advocacy
Menomonee Falls Elder Law Attorneys for Medicaid and Disability Planning
If you are approaching retirement, this is the time when you need to start making informed choices about your financial future and long-term medical care. When you start facing an entirely new and difficult set of issues in your life, including Title 19 in Wisconsin (Medicaid planning) and disability planning, we are here to help. Our Wisconsin elder law attorneys work closely with you, your family, and your financial advisors to protect your Medicaid eligibility and put health and financial directives in place for your future care. With our knowledge of elder law and our vast experience with disability planning, estate planning, and Title 19 planning, we can help you secure long-term care without draining your assets.
Medicaid Planning (Title 19) in Wisconsin
The rules relating to Wisconsin Medicaid (Title 19) eligibility are complex. The system is currently set up in a manner that requires you to use your available assets to pay for health care before you can qualify for Medicaid. We believe that you should not have to choose between maintaining financial independence and qualifying for health coverage. Our Menomonee Falls estate planning lawyers have extensive experience with Medicaid planning. We work with you to arrange your assets in a manner which will protect your Title 19 eligibility without forcing you to deplete your finances. We have a variety of financial planning tools at our disposal to help you reduce your overall net worth so you are in strict compliance with rules for Medicaid eligibility. Depending on the current state of your finances, your health, and your estate planning goals, we can discuss asset divestiture options and a variety of financial planning strategies. The Wisconsin estate planning attorneys at our firm have been providing Medicaid planning services to individuals throughout the Milwaukee area for decades. We stay on top of the rules relating to Title 19 eligibility, and we offer asset preservation strategies which are both legitimate and time-tested. To learn more about how we can assist with Medicaid planning and related elder law issues, please contact our office in Menomonee Falls.
Wisconsin Disability Planning Legal Advocacy
A serious injury, illness, or accident can leave you unable to make decisions concerning your health and your financial affairs. The best way to prepare for any kind of disability or incapacitation is to put legal directives in place that will clearly express your wishes. The Wisconsin disability planning attorneys at our firm can assist with the preparation of advanced financial and health directives which will designate a trusted agent to make decisions on your behalf and/or clearly state your preferences in regards to everything from the management of your bank accounts to life-preserving medical treatment. We can also assist with the creation of wills and trusts to ensure that your assets are protected and transferred in the manner of your choice. You cannot always plan for the unexpected, but you can take steps to ensure your wishes are communicated to your loved ones. At McLario, Helm and Bertling, S.C., we have a vast amount of resources and practical knowledge at our disposal to assist with Medicaid and disability planning. We bring all of our expertise to bear when protecting the interests of our clients. If you would like to discuss Medicaid and disability planning strategies with the elder law attorneys at our firm, please contact our office in Menomonee Falls today.
If you’re in need of assistance with Medicaid or disability planning, contact our Wisconsin estate planning attorneys to learn more about our elder law advocacy.
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