ANNOUNCEMENT: Attorney Samuel Ladowski To Join the Firm Dale, Huffman & Babcock announces attorney Samuel Ladowski will be joining the firm, practicing in both our Bluffton and Fort Wayne offices! Sam will be focused on estate planning, Medicaid, guardianship, and special needs planning. We’re excited to have Sam join us. With his […]
INDIANA MEDICAID, COVID AND ASSET TRANSFERS Penalties for transfers of assets for new applications will be imposed. Example: Mom goes into the nursing home. She gives her son $20,000. She is only permitted to give away $1,200 during the calendar year plus the economic stimulus check she received in June […]
Medicaid and Asset Protection for the Family Farm For many families in Indiana their family farm serves not only as the most valuable asset they have, but as a connection to their heritage and history that they would fight to keep within the family. The challenges and expenses of the […]
IRAs and Medicaid in Indiana Bad News for Married Couples The Indiana Medicaid Office has announced they will postpone the implementation of a drastic change to the Medicaid rules regarding retirement assets of a Community Spouse, set to occur on July 1, 2020. On March 26, 2020, the Indiana Family […]
Advance Care Planning in Indiana and COVID-19 COVID-19 usually starts with a fever and a dry cough. You suddenly can’t breathe and your chest feels like a vise has encircled you. You find yourself in the intensive care unit on a respirator and unable to communicate. You have no advance […]
Where There’s (Not) a Will, There’s a Way It is a fact of life that most people delay doing their estate planning. No one wants to think about wills, trusts, and end-of-life planning, much less take the time to have these difficult conversations with a lawyer. But the current coronavirus […]
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