Medicaid, Medicare, and Aid and Attendance – What’s the Difference?

Medicaid, Medicare, and Aid and Attendance – What’s the Difference? One of the issues that I come across in my practice is that there is great confusion as to the difference between Medicare, Medicaid and Aid and Attendance when it comes to elder care planning. Although each of them are government programs that assist covering
Read More → Read more »

Mortgage Loan Servicers – Illegal Delays and Denials of Modification and Loss Mitigation

Mortgage Loan Servicers –  Illegal Delays & Denials of Modification & Loss Mitigation Large mortgage loan servicers often illegally delay & deny modification & other loss mitigation / mortgage relief attempts. In this video, attorney Jason McGrath discusses some of these issues. We hope that you find this video helpful. While we do assist clients
Read More → Read more »

National Estate Planning Awareness Week

It is National Estate Planning Awareness Week and the American Bar Association is helping to raise awareness of the need for estate planning with a FREE webinar for the non-lawyer public called Estate Planning: How to Get Going and Why Not to Do It Yourself. It will be on Thursday, October 23, at 1:00 p.m.
Read More → Read more »

Social Security Disability: The Two Types of Programs Available

“Social Security Disability” is used generally by people to refer to programs in place at the federal level that allow you to receive benefits to support yourself when you are suffering from a disability and are unable to obtain gainful employment due to that disability. In reality, there are two distinct programs run by the
Read More → Read more »

Are Negative Reviews Really Bad for Business?

Can an unfavorable review impact your business? If properly handled, negative reviews can provide a business with an opportunity to actually boost its reputation. With the surge of digital media and the growing use of social media, it has become extremely easy for both businesses and consumers to reach a captive worldwide audience at little
Read More → Read more »

RCS Fails to Respond to NCCOB

Residential Credit Solutions Fails to Respond to North Carolina Commissioner of Banks As an attorney who represents many homeowners facing foreclosure, part of my job entails helping clients obtain a loan modification while at the same time finding ways to prevent the lenders from successfully completing a foreclosure sale. Of course there are rules and federal
Read More → Read more »

Why Does it Matter Where I Die? Your State and Estate Taxes

Why Does it Matter Where I Die? Your State and Estate Taxes I just read an interesting article in Forbes that came out last week titled “Where Not To Die In 2015“. There, the author talks about the changing landscape of inheritance and estate taxes across all of the individual states. She quotes an estate
Read More → Read more »

Rehabilitating the NFL Brand by a Lawyer & Panthers’ Fan

Rehabilitating the NFL Brand – by a Lawyer & Panthers’ Fan The NFL has gotten a lot of negative publicity recently regarding its handling of several incidents of violence committed by several high profile players. Although the NFL claims to have handled these instances of violence within their Personal Conduct Policy there were several “after-the-fact”
Read More → Read more »

RCS Creates Fake Foreclosure Sale Date in North Carolina

Creating a Fake Foreclosure Sale Date to Avoid Loss Mitigation? As an attorney who represents many homeowners in mortgage relief, mortgage dispute, and foreclosure cases, I have seen some illogical and bizarre actions by many of the loan servicers. In fact, many of the loan servicers are large financial institutions that you and I both
Read More → Read more »

Eligibility for Veterans Pensions – The Basics

Eligibility for Veterans Pensions – The Basics The Department of Veterans Administration provides supplemental income through the Veterans Pension and Survivors benefit programs. There are essentially three types of pensions: Basic, Housebound, and Aid and Attendance. The Veterans Pension provides for supplementary income for low-income wartime Veterans. The Housebound Pension provides for an increase to
Read More → Read more »