Real Life Stories

Real Life StoriesTake a look at the ways we've helped clients plan for the future.
Caring for 2 Parents with Different Needs…

Lydia came to CzepigaDalyPope looking for guidance on how to acquire Medicaid assistance for her mother, who needed to be in a nursing home, without exposing her father’s financial assets to the state. Read on…

Preserving Assets for a Child with Disabilities…

Reconciling the need for skilled care in a nursing home with a parent’s desire to provide for his or her children is a complicated task. The problem becomes even more complex when the situation involves multiple children, one of whom lives with an intellectual disability. Read on…

Relief from Responsibility for a Deceased Parent's Debt

Losing a loved one is a traumatic enough experience without the added stress of having to deal with estate debt. Without the right legal knowledge and support, family members run the risk of needlessly compromising their own financial situations. This was the case for a woman who engaged CzepigaDalyPope after her mother passed away unexpectedly. Read on…

Stretching Settlement Dollars after a Catastrophic Injury…

When tragedy strikes, you need someone on your side to help you ensure the long-term well-being of your family. Someone who can help you accurately assess the options, fight for the most advantageous outcome, and manage the process. This is exactly what Jack needed when, at 28 years old, he sustained a serious injury while operating a crane and was left paralyzed from the waist down. Read on…

Don’t Take No for an Answer:
Appealing the State to Restore Independence

Because of a broken wheel chair lift, Kim, a 21 year-old with an intellectual disability, was cut off from the outside world - unable to leave her home without suffering pain and risking further injury. When the state denied her parents’ request to replace the lift, we went up to bat for her. Read on…

Using Collaborative Family Meetings to Make Difficult Conversations Easier

Talking about getting older and dying makes most people uncomfortable, and that discomfort grows exponentially when the conversation is personal. Because of this, too many people put off difficult-but-important conversations with loved ones. Read on…