Veterans and their families are some of the hardest working, resourceful people in the country. Considering the emotional and physical challenges they overcome on a regular basis, it can feel like there’s nothing they cannot do. However, there is nothing wrong with asking for help, especially when it comes to protecting yourself, your property and your family.
If you are a veteran or part of a veteran’s family, you could be missing out on critical benefits and support when you are making long-term care plans if you don’t have some guidance. In this post, we will look at three ways you can benefit from having legal support if you are examining your options for the future.
- Maximizing your benefits: You may know there are various benefits available to veterans and their loved ones, but that doesn’t necessarily mean you know how to qualify and apply for them.
- Protecting your family: Family members can qualify to receive their own benefits. You can also take steps to address your own long-term care needs, which can take some of the burden off your loved ones who might otherwise be left to deal with these matters.
- Avoiding costly mistakes: Not knowing about benefits and how to apply for them is one costly mistake; making financial decisions that have serious tax implications or failing to take advantage of cost-saving estate planning options are other mistakes that people without legal and financial planning experience can make quite easily.
The attorneys at our firm have experience in these areas and we have helped military families across Georgia protect themselves and their livelihoods. There is no shame in asking for help, and it could, in fact, make an incredible different in getting the benefits you need and deserve. For information on how we may be able to help you, please visit our webpages on long-term care planning and veterans benefits.