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Antelope Valley Estate Planning Law Firm Offers Seminar on Pending Changes to Medi-Cal and How they Affect Long-Term Care Planning

Antelope Valley estate planning law firm Thompson Von Tungeln is offering a November 12 seminar on the upcoming changes to Medi-Cal and how those changes will affect your long-term care planning.

Lancaster, CA (PRWEB) November 6, 2009 — Antelope Valley estate planning law firm Thompson Von Tungeln is offering a complimentary seminar on the changes to the Medi-Cal program and how those changes can affect long-term care planning.

“Long-term care planning is an intricate process,” said Kevin Von Tungeln, partner at Thompson Von Tungeln. “Compliance with the changes to Medi-Cal is akin to a chess games with draconian penalties if you make a mistake. That is why consumers need to be informed of the changes and have expert legal counsel guiding them through the process.”

The changes to Medi-Cal, the California Medicaid program, are centered on the ability to give away assets such as a home or financial instruments, and changes regarding annuities. Many individuals have established planning strategies to give away assets that will need adjusting.

“Anyone living today has a greater than 50 percent chance of needing long-term care when he or she reaches age 65,” said Von Tungeln. “At least 70 percent of persons over 65 will require long-term care at some point in their lives. Being knowledgeable about the new rules and planning accordingly can save you, your spouse and your heirs a great deal of trouble in the future.”

The seminar is on Thursday, November 12 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Palmdale. Registration is requested due to limited seating. To register for the complimentary seminar, call 661.945.5868.

About Kevin Von Tungeln
With more than 18 years’ legal experience, Kevin L. Von Tungeln serves Thompson Von Tungeln in the areas of estate planning, probate, trusts, wills, trust administration, conservatorships, guardianships and elder law. He is certified by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialists as a Board Certified Specialist in Estate Planning. Get to know more about Kevin’s approach to estate planning by viewing his informational videos at: http://www.youtube.com/user/EstateLawyers. Kevin can also be found at LinkedIn by going to: (www.linkedin.com/in/kevinvontungeln)

About Thompson Von Tungeln
Antelope Valley estate planning law firm Thompson Von Tungeln (TVT) offers sophisticated estate planning and administration for the affluent, discriminating client. As Board Certified Specialists in Estate Planning, Trusts and Probate as certified by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization, partners Mark E. Thompson and Kevin L. Von Tungeln are expertly equipped to serve these clients with the creative, effective and custom solutions they demand. For more information, contact TVT at 661-945-5868 or visit their website at www.EstatePlanningSpecialists.com.

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