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Title

Why filial laws are a 'sleeping giant' that could prompt long-term-care planning

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

5-24-2016

Abstract

For those clients stubbornly objecting to engage in long-term-care planning, here's a point that could drive home its importance: They could inadvertently stick their kids with a huge medical bill down the road.

That's because of something known as filial responsibility laws, on the books in around 30 states.