How Soon Can I Qualify For Medicaid in Florida?

One of the first questions that a prospective client asks me at an initial crisis Elder Law consultation is, "How soon can I qualify for Medicaid?" The answer to this question depends on the facts of the case. To begin with, is the applicant applying for Nursing Home Medicaid (ICP) or Community Medicaid such as [...]

By | November 21st, 2012|Medicaid Eligibility|0 Comments

Leonard E. Mondschein Speaks at NAELA D.C. Conference

Leonard E. Mondschein, Chair of The National Academy of Elder Law Attorney's Practice Development/Practice Management Section organized and helped present a one-half day program at the 2012 NAELA D.C. Conference on November 8, 2012, entitiled "Advancing Your Practice." This program was attended by almost 100 Elder and Special Needs Planning Attorneys who came to hear [...]

By | November 18th, 2012|Elder Law|0 Comments

New Article From South Florida Business Journal

“If you don’t like people, you can’t be an elder law attorney,” says Leonard Mondschein, immediate past chairman of the Elder Law Section of the Florida Bar. He notes his field is “its own area of law, with its own regulations,” and that the regulations applying to it also are constantly changing. Some say the [...]

By | November 6th, 2012|Elder Law|0 Comments

What Does It Cost To Probate an Estate?

When a loved one dies with real or personal property in just his or her name and not paid on death to another person, the court administration process of settling an estate, known as "Probate," is required. The first question most people ask is, "What does it cost to probate and estate?" In order to [...]

By | November 5th, 2012|Probate|0 Comments