Cornhole Tournament to Benefit Special Olympics

Cornhole Tournament to Benefit Special Olympics by The Law Offices of Jeffrey G. Marsocci

  There are many ways to both benefit charities and save on taxes through good estate and financial planning for after you pass on. There are also a lot of tax techniques to benefit you and charities during your lifetime that can save tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars. However, there are also some […]

Traps Impacting Beneficiaries with Special Needs

Child with special needs

Estate Planning Traps Impacting Beneficiaries with Special Needs When it comes to estate planning for a beneficiary with special needs, there is no margin for error. This is true not only in terms of making sure that they are protected from themselves or outside influences who may push them to recklessly spend money but also […]

7 Traps and 5 Power-Ups -Special Needs Estate Planning

Special Needs Estate Planning

Special Needs Estate Planning There are multiple traps, myths, and outright falsehoods when it comes to estate planning for a special needs beneficiary, and it doesn’t help when these lies spread like wildfire. But why do they spread? Usually, because someone had a single good or bad experience and they wrongly translate that to be […]

Myths of Special Needs Planning

Special Needs Planning

Updated:  In this outtake from The Advanced Institute, a professional conference for estate planners, Jeff reviews the prevalent myths in special needs estate planning that need to be overcome when discussing planning with clients. Common Knowledge Myths Special Needs Planning Sometimes something that is “common knowledge” is just a myth, and myths are prevalent in […]

What are the Medicaid Spend Down Priorities?

Medicaid Spend Down Priorities

Medicaid Spend Downs One of the most crippling situations for families is when a loved one needs long-term care, they start to look at prices for nursing homes and realize that it is just not possible to keep paying over the long haul without losing everything. Medicaid becomes a path to take to finance your […]

Unnecessary Trust Provisions

Unnecessary Trust Provisions

And One BIG Reason to Keep Them Anyway “But this doesn’t apply to us!” It’s common enough to see lots of language in trusts and other legal documents that are ‘boilerplate’ that should stay in anyway. In this blog, I review some of the most commonly questioned provisions and why they should be kept anyway, […]

Anatomy of a Destroyed Estate Plan

Destroyed Estate Plan

Estate Plan Destroyed How do you destroy your own well-crafted, strategically created, solid estate plan in one move? In this podcast, I cover how one of our most airtight estate plans explicitly drafted to benefit a grandson with special needs ended up being placed in jeopardy… because the clients decided to perform their own DIY […]

Three Sneaky Ways The Government Makes Itself Your Beneficiary


Government Programs When it comes to special government programs, what on the surface appears to be a good deal may not really be to your advantage or especially to your estate beneficiaries. Unfortunately, chances are that you are already invested in once these “deals.” That is unless you know all of the rules and you […]

Building a Digital Community

Digital Community across the United States

Plain English Information in a Digital Community Information on estate planning is scarce, at least in a thorough but easy to understand way. It also is impractical to provide this information one-on-one. That is one of the motivations behind creating informational courses on estate planning, Medicaid planning, and other courses under my publishing company. As […]

On-Demand Webinars Start With Special Needs Planning

In an ongoing effort to provide quality information on estate and Medicaid planning topics, our office has been conducting live webinars for the last two months. In order to keep this information constantly available, we are turning some of these webinars into free sessions that can be registered for and viewed on-demand. Last month’s live […]

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