Can I be penniless and still not qualify for Medicaid?
Unfortunately, with the new Medicaid rules, individuals may be without any financial resources whatsoever and still not be eligible for Medicaid. Many elder lawyers are working with the legislature to fix this situation.
I am an estate planning and estate litigation attorney who has been practicing law for many years. Based in Bethesda, Maryland, I work with clients in Montgomery County and throughout Maryland, the District of Columbia, and Virginia. My practice focus is 1) estate planning (wills, trusts and ancillary documents), 2) probate (the publication and effectuation of a Will through the local court) and 3…
By Kathy Orton
Mortgage rates have hovered near three-year lows recently, leading many homeowners to wonder if now is the time to refinance. I asked Craig Strent, CEO and co-founder of Rockville-based Apex Home Loans, one of Washington’s largest independent mortgage banking firms, what they should keep in mind before refinancing their hom…