Elder LawDaniel G. Fish, New York Law Journal
In Defense of Elder Law
Elder Law columnist Daniel G. Fish writes: A recent column in the New York Times questioned the ethics of advising clients about Medicaid eligibility. The planning is pejoratively described as "the mini-industry of lawyers and others who help people arrange their financial lives so they don't spend every last dime on a nursing home." Once again, it is necessary to explain the circumstances that lead seniors to seek valid legal representation.
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