Tag: basic estate planning

Lawyer Elizabeth L. Perla to Host Medicaid Lunch & Learn

Cleveland Medicaid Planning Lawyer Elizabeth L. Perla will host a lunch & learn at North Olmsted Senior Center on Wednesday, February 10, 2016. The program will educate seniors on basic estate planning and Medicaid planning and will touch on the differences between Medicare and Medicaid, Community Medicaid and Institutional Medicaid and Medicaid Waiver Programs like Passport and the Assisted Living Waiver Program. It will also address Medicaid eligibility and planning opportunities. For more information on the program, seniors can contact the North Olmsted Senior Center. … Read the rest

4 Basic Estate Planning Documents that Everyone Should Consider

Often people come to our office seeking a basic estate plan.  While there is no such thing as one size fits all in estate planning, there are basic documents that everyone should consider.

Last Will and Testament-

As discussed in the previous post, http://www.perlalaw.com/blog/the-4-major-pitfalls-of-not-having-a-will/ failing to execute a valid will has a number of draw backs.  Wills give you the opportunity to set out who will inherit your estate.  Without a valid Will, your estate will be distributed according to Ohio law rather than your wishes.  A valid Will also gives you the … Read the rest