Some articles circulating on the internet suggest that divorce could be used to avoid a long-term-care spend down. What people won't put themselves through to avoid doing things the right way! A divorce is not a quick and easy process, so not a great solution. If done for the sole purpose of avoiding a long-term-care spend down, it could be challenged as a sham divorce or worse, deemed a fraud. Attorney Davidson discusses the Medicaid Divorce and some risks, , and some better ways to plan ahead for a potential long-term-care expense.