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Welcome to Calvin Curtis, Attorney at Law, PLLC

We are Utah’s premier law firm for elder law issues and special needs trusts. We have helped hundreds of clients – just like you – obtain Medicaid and other assistance to help a spouse or parent pay for nursing home care. And we have provided estate planning services and special needs trusts to hundreds of additional individuals with disabilities and to families with children with disabilities.

We also handle a variety of additional legal matters, including guardianship and conservatorship petitions; traditional estate planning services (wills and trusts); estate and trust administration, including probate and estate and trust litigation; Medicaid estate recovery claims; veteran’s benefits; claims involving financial exploitation of seniors; and contested federal tax matters.

Cal's Corner

How Do Trusts Work in Your Estate Plan?

Setting up a trust fund offers many advantages in terms of passing on wealth or assets. It avoids probate, or the transfer of assets in court. This increases not only the ease of transfer, but also privacy.

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Estate Planning Smooths Life’s Bumpy Road

It was reported on the news recently that some of Aretha Franklin’s family members have found what they believe to be her will. It was handwritten, stained and crumpled up in a couch. The courts may or may not choose to honor it, depending on whether or not they are able to verify its authenticity.

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How to Plan for Long-Term Care Costs

A one-bedroom apartment in an assisted-living facility will cost you $194 per day–or about $71,000 per year. A home health aide will set you back $25 per hour, or $1,000 for a 40-hour week. Not scared yet?

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