“Save My Home! is an excellent authority on estate recovery in Texas as well as a comparison with the law in other states. Perhaps the most compelling section for practitioners is the chapter devoted to strategies to avoid estate recovery. The book has been carefully researched and is a “must have” for anyone practicing elder law in Texas.”
Thomas D. Begley, Jr.
Attorney and co-author of Representing the Elderly Client
Save My Home! Saving Your Home, Farm or Ranch from Medicaid Estate Recovery in Texas offers insight, advice, and practical strategies for aging parents, adult children, families and everyone else who is affected by Medicaid estate recovery in Texas.
This wonderful resource provides you with new information including:
- What you can do to protect your assets
- The history of the estate recovery program
- What the federal law requires
- Which assets are subject to recovery
- How estate recovery can be waived
- What other states are doing and how this affects Texas
- Strategies to try to avoid losses
About the Authors:
Molly Dear Abshire is a Certified Elder Law Attorney and is a shareholder of Wright Abshire, Attorneys, P.C., located in Bellaire, Texas. Ms. Abshire is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, and is a Board member of the Texas Chapter. She has authored a colu8mn in the Houston Chronicle, as well as several professional papers and is a regular speaker on Elder Law Topics. In 2004, she received the Lawyers on the Fast Track award from H Texas magazine.
H. Clyde Farrell
is a Certified Elder Law Attorney in Austin, Texas, with his own Elder
Law practice since 1993. Previously, he was Chief of the Texas Attorney
General’s Consumer Protection Divisiona and Elder Law Section. He is
the author of Financing Long Term Care in Texas, Public Benefits for
Texans with Disabilities, and numerous professional articles on Elder
O.S. (“Bucky) Olive Jr. is a Public Benefits Analyst with
Wright Abshire, Attorneys, P.C. Previously, he was employed by the
Texas Department of Human Service (“TDHS”), where he served for 30
years in various public benefit programs. Most recently, Mr. Olive
served for 15 years as a program specialist for Long Term Care Medicaid
policy in the TDHS headquarters office in Austin.
Patricia F. Sitchler is a Certified Elder Law Attorney and is a shareholder in the
firm of Schoenbaum, Curphy & Scanlan, P.C. in San Antonio, Texas.
Ms. Sitchler is a Certified Elder Law Attorney, a Fellow in the
American College of Trust and Estate Counsel and an adjunct professor
at St. Mary’s University School of Law. She authored numerous papers
and is a frequent speaker on topics of Medicaid, Trusts and Legal
Wesley E. Wright is a Certified Elder Law Attorney and
is a shareholder of Wright Abshire, Attorneys, P.C. located in
Bellaire, Texas and has been practicing law in Houston since 1982. He
is Board Certified by the Texas Board Legal Specialization in Estate
Planning and Probate Law and is a Certified Elder Law attorney. Mr.
Wright is currently on the Board of Directors of the National Academy
of Elder Law Attorneys. He is a frequent speaker on elder law topics,
and has authored a column in the Houston Chronicle, as well as several
This book promises to be the most authoritative source on Medicaid Estate Recovery published to date.
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