• Tom Mullen Quincy MA
    Why Use A Trust in Medicaid Planning? Why Use A Trust in Medicaid Planning?

    Why Use A Trust in Medicaid Planning?

Why Use A Trust in Medicaid Planning?

Tom Mullen Attorney MA I’m Attorney Thomas R. Mullen of Quincy, and this blog will use my parents’ story and their use of an irrevocable trust to illustrate how a trust can save a lifetime of savings. When we were younger my folks went out to eat once a week at Walsh’s restaurant in North Quincy. […]
  • Thomas Mullen Quincy MA
    Which is Better: Joint Tenancy or Tenants in Common? Which is Better: Joint Tenancy or Tenants in Common?

    Which is Better: Joint Tenancy or Tenants in Common?

Which is Better: Joint Tenancy or Tenants in Common?

While we’re going to talk about joint tenants and tenants in common today, I just want to say the horrible bombings have made us all Boston Strong! We all deeply thank those first responders and all in law enforcement for their profound heroism. Sometimes when our elder clients come to see us, we end up conveying […]
  • Thomas R. Mullen
    Will The State Take My House When My Husband Has To Enter A Nursing Home? Will The State Take My House When My Husband Has To Enter A Nursing Home?

    Will The State Take My House When My Husband Has To Enter A Nursing Home?

Will The State Take My House When My Husband Has To Enter A Nursing Home?

I’m Attorney Thomas R. Mullen I’m asked this question all the time–plus the question at the end of this blog. Do not trust well-intentioned friends with advice for your biggest asset: your home! MassHealth follows the Federal Medicaid Law. If your spouse enters a nursing facility your home is not counted at all! The nursing home […]
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    The Deficit Reduction Act The Deficit Reduction Act

    The Deficit Reduction Act

The Deficit Reduction Act

Bad News For Seniors and Widows In Particular It has been called the State Budget Busting Act, the Charity Chilling Act, the Nursing Home Bankruptcy Act, the Boon To Private Insurance Act and many more. This is because the Deficit Reduction Act (DRA) of 2005 dramatically impacts various sectors of the economy […]