Elder Law

April 26, 2018

Medicaid Application and Eligibility

Medicaid is an important source for support of long-term care expenses. However, the Medicaid Application and Medicaid Eligibility is confusing. It is important to understand your situation and how rules apply to you.
March 27, 2018

Can The Government Or Nursing Home Take My House For Long Term Care?

Porter County estate planning attorney RG Skadberg answers a common question regarding the fate of a home when one must move into a nursing home.
March 22, 2018

Bankruptcy: What If I’m Behind On Utility Payments?

When it comes to determining if you are going to file a bankruptcy a number of questions begin popping up. People ask about student loans, homes, […]
April 23, 2017

What Happens When An Elderly Person Can No Longer Financially Support Themselves?

Even w/ pensions & Social Security, savings & retirement may not be enough to cover the costs of a caregiver, assisted living facility, or nursing home.
April 18, 2017

How Can An Elder Law Attorney Help Me Plan For My Parents’ Care?

Elder law lawyers can assist with planning for and helping with issues that affect the care of the elderly including medicaid, living assistance, and more.
March 21, 2017

Hospitals Now Must Provide Notice About Observation Status

All hospitals must now give Medicare recipients notice when they are in the hospital under observation status. The notice requirement is part of a law enacted in 2015 but that just took effect.
February 8, 2017

Medicare Advantage Is It One or Is It a Disadvantage

219-230-3600 Attorney RG Skadberg observations from a doctor's waiting room - this year, many people shifted from the normal Medicare plan to a Medicare Advantage plan. I also observed, many people did not understand what that met. And worse, they just found out the doctor was not in network.
January 5, 2017

7 Questions to Ask When You First Meet with an Indiana Estate Planning Lawyer

In this blog post we cover 7 key questions you might ask to your estate planning lawyer at your first meeting for a better understanding of estate planning.
January 5, 2017

Is Estate Planning Only for the Wealthy?

Most people neglect estate planning because of the stigma that it's only for the rich. In this article we cover why that's a false and dangerous notion.
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