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Cleveland Attorney Elizabeth L. Perla Chosen to Speak on Trusts and Estates

Cleveland  Attorney Elizabeth L. Perla has been chosen by the National Business Institute to speak at their “Estate Planning and Administration: The Complete Guide” Seminar in Cleveland, Ohio on August 12, 2016 on the topics of Trust Administration and Termination and Closing the Estate.

The seminar is designed for attorneys, financial planners, accountants, tax preparers, trust officers and paralegals. The program will be recorded in its entirety and can be obtained by contacting NBI directly.

 

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Elizabeth L. Perla Speaks to Residence of Franciscan Village

On January 19, 2015, Cleveland Attorney Elizabeth L. Perla of the Law Offices of Randall M. Perla spoke to residents of the Franciscan Village of Cleveland, Ohio, which offers independent living for seniors. At the talk, Ms. Perla touched upon issues of Medicaid, including the use of Medicaid to pay for long-term nursing care, eligibility for Medicaid and Medicaid planning opportunities. She also reviewed basic estate planning documents including the Health Care Power of Attorney and Living Will, Financial Power of Attorney, Living Trust and Last Will and Testament. The session gave residents… Read the rest

Attorney, Elizabeth L. Perla chosen to speak by National Business Institute

Fairview Park attorney Elizabeth L. Perla has been chosen by the National Business Institute to speak at their “Trusts 101” Seminar in Cleveland, Ohio on June 19, 2012 on the topic of Ethical Considerations.  She will cover the issues of ‘Who is Your Client?’, ‘Confidentiality in Third Party Communications,’ ‘Assessing the Client’s Capacity,’ and ‘Avoiding Fraudulent Transfers.’  The seminar will be recorded in its entirety and can be obtained by contacting NBI directly.… Read the rest

5 Things to Do When You Receive an Administrative Order for Child Support and Medical Support

1. Check when the order became effective. If you are employed, the withholding order on your wages will not be instantaneous, which means that you are responsible for paying child support directly to CSEA until the withholding order is in place, otherwise arrears will accumulate.

2. Do not pay child support directly to the other parent! Money paid directly to the other parent will be considered a gift and will not go towards your child support obligation.

3. Check how much the order is for. The amount will differ depending on whether you are providing health insurance for the child or not. If you … Read the rest

The 3 Steps to Applying for Medicaid

Prior to applying for Medicaid, you should consult an attorney to explore planning opportunities, but especially if you are married or have given away any assets or transferred ownership of any of your assets for less than fair market value within the last 5 years.  Moreover, please be advised that applying too early or too late for Medicaid could cost you thousands of dollars. 

Steps:

1. Application (additional application is required for Waiver programs) 

You must file an application with the Department of Job and Family Services in the county where you reside, or if you are in a nursing… Read the rest