The Listen to Lawrence Letter: Which states recognize the MAID act?

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Dear Clients and Friends, Our conversation about the Medical Aid In Dying Act (MAID), (a/k/a “death with dignity law”) has sparked tremendous interest and awareness. As you may or may not know, New York does not have a MAID act at this time, although our legislature is currently discussing the issue.  Therefore, if …

The Listen to Lawrence Letter – Pros and Cons of SLATs

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Dear Clients and Friends: Ever wonder what the wealthy are doing today to reduce their tax burden? Keep reading. CLIENT QUESTION: What is the concept of a SLAT in estate planning and what are the pros and cons. MY RESPONSE: A SLAT has become the estate planning tool of choice for …

The Listen to Lawrence Letter: Medicaid’s 5 Year Look-Back

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Dear Clients and Friends, Here are some specific questions and my answers regarding the Medicaid look-back period which I think will benefit many of you. CLIENT QUESTIONS: Thank you for your newsletters, I find them very informative. Recently I had some questions related to Medicaid and the 5-year look-back, which I …