Covering the Transfer of Assets for Medicaid

/ By: William T. (Tom) Edwards, Jr., Attorney & Counselor at Law

Category: General

One of the most confusing aspects of eldercare law is qualifying for Medicaid coverage. The laws change often and each state has its own guidelines. Make the wrong decision, and you could pay high penalties....

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The Tampa Bay Franchise Without Malcolm Glazer

/ By: William T. (Tom) Edwards, Jr., Attorney & Counselor at Law

Category: General

While many of us were following the Donald Sterling brouhaha and waiting to see what, if anything, the NBA will be able to legally force him to do, the Glazer family patriarch passed away. For...

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The VA Scandal in Florida

/ By: William T. (Tom) Edwards, Jr., Attorney & Counselor at Law

Category: General

Florida is home to more than 1.5 million veterans – and according to the Veterans Administration, that number is on the rise. Even as Governor Scott is preparing to sue the VA for “stonewalling” state...

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Life of the Modern Elderly American

/ By: William T. (Tom) Edwards, Jr., Attorney & Counselor at Law

Category: General

We’re getting older as a nation. The pre-senior demographic is rising much faster than many had anticipated. Oh – and guess what else? Our younger contemporaries are opting to not have babies – at least,...

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Life Insurance Trust: The Insured’s Duties

/ By: William T. (Tom) Edwards, Jr., Attorney & Counselor at Law

Category: Taxes

As the insured, you have few duties. Your estate planning attorney, life insurance representative, and trustee do all the work. You and your loved ones get all the benefit.

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Do I Qualify for a Roth IRA?

/ By: William T. (Tom) Edwards, Jr., Attorney & Counselor at Law

Category: Retirement Planning

The first qualification is that either you or your spouse must have earned income at least in the amount you wish to contribute to the individual retirement plan; and, second, you must meet certain income...

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