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  • Public Benefits: Are you leaving money on the table?

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    Name: Public Benefits: Are you leaving money on the table?
    Date: January 14, 2021
    Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM MST
    Event Description:
    Did you know that:
    Out of all forms of public benefits, VA Benefits are the most underutilized?
    Did you serve during WWII, Korean War, Vietnam War or Persian Gulf War?
    There are several chronic conditions which are presumed to have been caused by certain military service?
    If you qualify, Arizona Long Term Care (ALTCS) can help pay for in-home care as well as care given in a facility?
    When applying for ALTCS, the spouse of the applicant can keep up to $120,990 of the couple’s countable assets?
    Special trusts can be set up to shield assets from being considered when applying for public benefits?
    Individuals entitled to at least $1 of Supplemental Security Income (SSI) are also eligible for Medicaid health coverage?
    Learn about untapped resources and benefits that you, loved ones or aging parents may be eligible for.
     
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    Our Presenters, Tobias Pierce & Marsha Goodman are with Frazer, Ryan, Goldberg & Arnold LLP a Ranking Arizona's #1-ranked Elder Law firm for 2018, 2019 and 2020.
    Their expertise in Elder Law is unparalleled and offers a unique Life Care Plan and on-staff nurse to guide in medical decisions.
     
    Marsha Goodman
    Certified Elder Law Attorney- Frazer, Ryan Goldberg & Arnold LLP
     
    A Certified Elder Law Attorney, fellow of the American College of Trust and
    Estate Counsel (ACTEC), and Best Lawyers in America® honoree, Marsha
    Goodman focuses on life care planning to enhance the health and wellbeing of
    her elderly and disabled clients.
     
    Marsha’s elder law practice includes helping seniors and their families plan for eligibility for Medicaid benefits and applying for those benefits when appropriate; representing both Petitioners and proposed Wards in guardianship and conservatorship proceedings; estate planning, including the preparation of Powers of Attorney and other Advance Directives; estate administration; and advocating for her clients to assure that they receive the Medicare, health insurance and long-term care coverage to which they are entitled.
      
    Marsha’s representation of military veterans who seek assistance with pension benefits, and with disability compensation for conditions that present themselves as they get older, is enhanced by her accreditation by the Veterans Administration, which she received in 2010, and her 2018 admission to practice before the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans’ Claims. Marsha frequently volunteers at legal clinics sponsored by the Disabled American Veterans (DAV).
     
    A native of Washingtonville, New York, Marsha graduated summa cum laude from St. Lawrence University in Canton, New York, and earned her law degree from the Vanderbilt University School of Law. She began her legal career in Grand Rapids, Michigan, before relocating to Phoenix.
     
     
    Tobias C. Pierce
     Estate Planning & Business Attorney - Frazer, Ryan Goldberg & Arnold LLP
     
    Tobias Pierce focuses his practice in the areas of estate and trust planning,
    elder law, estate and trust administration, business succession planning, business
    transactions, and corporate law.
     
    Never one to shy away from a challenge, Tobias has earned a reputation as a
    creative problem solver when handling complex cases and issues. His unique
    skill set assists individuals, families, and business owners in protecting their quality of life and financial well-being and in planning for the future.
     
    Tobias received his law degree from the Western Michigan University Cooley Law School in 2010 and his bachelor’s degree in Business and Communications from Arizona State University in 2006.
     
    Tobias was born and raised in Prescott and comes from a long line of Arizona natives dating back to his great grandfather, who was one of Arizona’s first state senators.
     
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    WWII – 12/7/1941 thru 12/31/1946
    Korean War – 6/27/1950 thru 1/31/1955
    Vietnam War – 8/5/1964 thru 5/7/1975 or in Vietnam as early as 2/2/1961
    Persian Gulf War – 8/2/1990 thru (yet to be determined)
    Location:
    Online
    Date/Time Information:
    Thursday, January 14, 2021 2 pm AZT 
    Contact Information:
    Lori Marsh
    Fees/Admission:
    Free
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