Elder Law Attorney

When many people retire, they assume that their finances are in order and that they will live out their retirement comfortably in their homes. Unfortunately, as retirees age, the chances of suffering long-term illness or a serious injury tends to increase. Sadly, and much too often, families are not prepared for the changes that can occur when an older family member suffers an injury or illness that may require that person to spend the rest of his or her days in an assisted living facility or nursing home. An elder law, estate planning, and Medicaid planning attorney can help mitigate some of these problems and give families peace of mind by utilizing different tools and strategies to help families plan ahead for these situations.

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Small Business Succession Plans

Over time, business owners spend a lot of blood, sweat, and tears crafting a good business plan, finding an appropriate corporate structure, and seeking the best possible financing options for their businesses. However, the one part of their businesses which is often overlooked is succession planning. Nobody is going to be able to run a business forever, so all small business owners should have a plan in place for what will happen to their company upon their death, disability, incompetence, bankruptcy, or retirement.

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Bill-Hesch-WCPO | Hesch Law

Bill Hesch will be interveiwed by Jenell Walton on the WCPO Channel 9 News show “The List”!

Bill Hesch will be interviewed by Jenell Walton on the WCPO Channel 9 News magazine show “The List”! The show airs weekdays at 7. Bill will talk about the 3 best ways to spend your Tax Refunds and it is scheduled to air one evening next week. “The List” brings viewers the hottest topics of the day in one-of-a-kind list form and features stories from right here in the Tri-State, mixed with national and global trends.

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Medicaid Planning

Many people wonder how to protect their assets lawfully, while still remaining eligible for benefits like long-term care. The whole notion of transferring assets, in anticipation of a nursing home or assisted living facility, is so that the cost of long-term care (sometimes running upwards of $80,000 annually) can be covered by Medicaid.

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Senior Citizen Issues

Bill Hesch is a Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky elder law attorney who focuses on the complicated legal, tax, and financial planning issues confronting senior citizens. Elder Law, or special needs law, is unique in that it is defined by the needs of the client rather than a particular field of law or other legal distinction.

An elder law attorney will normally address issues including:

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