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Long Term Care Planning for Medicaid

If you are eligible to receive Medicaid, not only does the government pay for your costs of the nursing home facility, but the government pays for practically all of your medical bills, including impatient hospital services, outpatient hospital services, laboratory and X-ray services, physician services, and medical and surgical services of a dentist. Considering the[...]
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Probate & Probate Litigation

Probate is a judicial procedure involving the gathering up of a deceased person’s (“decedent”) probatable assets, paying off the decedent’s financial obligations and debts, and then distributing the remaining assets to the decedent’s beneficiaries. If the decedent dies with a will, the personal representative who is appointed to handle the estate will distribute the assets[...]
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Employment Disputes

In Florida, the simple creation of a valid employment contract of a definite duration gives employees rights associated with the common law doctrine of wrongful discharge. In the absence of a contract, however, an employee is subject to the common law doctrine of at-will employment. At-will employment gives complete control of the terms and conditions[...]
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Medicaid Programs

There are two government programs under Medicaid that provide assistance to persons over the age of 65, who are Florida residents and meet the financial qualifications. The programs are the Managed Care Diversion Program and the Institutional Care Program. Diversion Medicaid Diversion Medicaid is a government program available which can significantly defray the costs of[...]
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Liens

Mechanic’s Liens Florida statutes provide that the following persons are entitled to have liens on real property: a contractor; a subcontractor; a sub-subcontractor; a laborer; a materialman who contracts with the owner; and a professional lienor such as an architect, interior designer, engineer or surveyor and mapper. If the lienor does not get paid for[...]
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