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Power of Attorney Law Update

Date posted: January 4, 2010

Governor Patterson signed major amendments to the New York State General Obligations Law, of Title 15 of Article 5, governing powers of attorney (POA) on January 27, 2009. The effective date was initially March 1, 2009, and was delayed until September 1, 2009. However, some provisions apply to current POAs. Chapter 644 of the Laws […]

Eligibilty for Medicaid & Saving Your Home

Date posted: January 2, 2010

Medicaid Lien When people contemplate retirement, and the possibility of being on Medicaid, a major concern is losing the asset that was so hard to purchase and maintain: the home. Medicaid planning, when transferring title to a home, sets out to achieve several objectives, including avoiding The Medicaid Lien and The Right of Recovery.   […]