Indiana Medicaid provides allowances for spouses in the community. Family can use these to protect real estate such as a home. Families can also protect retirement assets. Indiana Medicaid also includes allowances for children with disabilities and children who have lived with an applicant to provide in-home care.

These situations require additional planning and documents. However, they can also provide considerable benefits for an applicant’s family members. It is necessary to work with an attorney familiar with these allowances.

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Christopher Ripley is a Valparaiso native and a lifelong Indiana resident. He is the oldest of five children. After graduating from Valparaiso High School, Chris attended Purdue University where he received his B.S. in Mathematics. He then attended law school at Indiana University in Bloomington where he received his Juris Doctorate. Chris has practiced law since 2013 and has served clients across the State of Indiana from Porter County to Evansville in a variety of legal matters. Chris is licensed to practice law in Indiana and Illinois.

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