Protecting the Vulnerable: Texas Laws Concerning Guardianship

Guardianship was conceived as a means of assisting individuals incapable of fully attending to their own needs, either because they are children whose parents have died or are not physically or emotionally up to the task, or because they are elderly and physically or mentally incapacitated. While in old English novels wards are often orphaned children, most current cases of guardianship concern...

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10 Common Mistakes People Make When Applying for Medicaid

Though the aging population continues to get larger, there is more need for long-term care. However, since most elderly Americans do not have long-term care insurance or have the assets to be self-insured, many people are dependent upon Medicaid, as Medicare’s coverage is much more limited when it comes to longer-term costs. The government helps to pay for the co...

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