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Protect and Preserve Your Assets | Medi-Cal Planning Attorneys

Located in Los Angeles, California, the Law Offices of Mitchell A. Karasov provides comprehensive estate planning and elder care services to help clients secure the care they may need in the future and help preserve their estates for the next generation. We also work with trustees, conservators and family members who are caring for a loved one.

If you would like to schedule an initial consultation to discuss Medi-Cal benefits and asset protection strategies with a lawyer at the firm, call us at 818.508.7192 or 760.673.7385.

A Comprehensive Strategy to Protect Your Assets

Very few adults are able to afford the high cost of longevity. As a result, most individuals rely on Medi-Cal benefits (Medi-Cal is California's version of Medicaid) to help cover the cost of medical treatments and prescription drugs. However, Medi-Cal will eventually demand compensation for the benefits. If you haven't planned well, the government could end up as the beneficiary of your estate.

In order to protect your estate from Medi-Cal reimbursement, we consider every aspect of your circumstances to determine the most appropriate time to apply for the program and which level of care you will need. In every case the goal is to protect the maximum possible amount of your assets while still ensuring that you receive the care you need.

Finding the Right Level of Care

California recognizes that different individuals need different levels of care. This can range from permanent nursing home care to a few hours of in-home assistance per week. Make sure you or your loved one has the appropriate level of care. If you only need in-home assistance, you shouldn't undergo the expense and loss of independence associated with nursing home care. If you need nursing home care, you shouldn't be left alone in your home.

When clients are assigned an inappropriate level of care by the government, we hire independent geriatric care management professionals to reassess the client and push to assign them the right level of care.

To schedule an initial consultation with a lawyer at the firm, call us today at 818.508.7192 or contact us online.



NAEThe Law Offices of Mitchell A. Karasov is located in Palm Springs and serves clients throughout Southern California, and in surrounding cities. This includes Los Angeles, Valley Village, Studio City, Glendale, Burbank, Beverly Hills, Santa Monica, Ventura, North Hollywood, Sherman Oaks, Woodland Hills, Northridge, Simi Valley, Van Nuys, Encino, Reseda, San Fernando, North Hills, Tarzana, Calabasas, Hollywood, West Hollywood, Brentwood, Bel Air, Westwood, Century City, Topanga and Santa Clarita as well as other communities throughout Southern California, the San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles County, Riverside County and Ventura County.

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