Medicaid Planning

Knowledgeable and compassionate, we can arrange care while minimizing the stress and expense of serious or long-term illness


The Law Office of Jim D. Sarlis provides Medicaid planning to minimize the overwhelming stress and burdensome costs of serious or long-term illness, while working to preserve a client's assets. We can also arrange for elder care with the assistance of a geriatric care manager.


You've worked hard all your life. You've taken care of others, too. You deserve to lead the kind of life you want, and give your loved ones the peace of mind that comes with knowing you will be taken care of. The Law Office of Jim D. Sarlis makes it easier to plan for the future and ensure legal matters are in place to protect your assets, provide for your care, and carry out your wishes.

Medicaid Planning: In the midst of a medical crisis, the last thing you want to worry about is health care coverage. There are many myths surrounding Medicaid planning. Despite the recent changes in the Medicaid Laws, there are still many opportunities to do Medicaid planning and protect your assets. In fact, we can often arrange for Medicaid-subsidized care at home. We explain the truths and guide you through the complexities of this healthcare program so you can keep yourself and your loved ones protected.

Asset Protection: You worked hard to reach this milestone. Along the way, you have helped others, too. The Law Office of Jim D. Sarlis can explain the legal and financial choices available to you so that you have more control over your assets. There are a variety of options that can help secure wealth and property so you can enjoy their benefits during your lifetime, and leave a legacy to your family as well. We work hard to make sure your financial wishes and assets are protected during your life and through future generations.

Click HERE to see an article by Jim D. Sarlis entitled Medicaid Planning 1-2-3 for an explanation of how we can get home care paid by Medicaid while simultaneously protecting assets. For an article by Jim D. Sarlis on the Top Twelve Medicaid Myths, click HERE. Please also visit our Videos, Blog and Articles & Bulletins sections. To view a video on Medicaid Planning, as well as Elder Law and Medicaid Eligibility, click HERE. In our Definitions section, we explain commonly used terms.