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Benjamin B. Liipfert III

Winston-salem Elder Law Attorney.

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  1. My mother signed her property to myself and my brother in June She has had medicaid for 10 years,Now she has terminal cancer.

    Answered about 4 years ago.

    1. Benjamin B. Liipfert III
    2. Steven J. Fromm
    2 lawyer answers

    Whether your mother's estate will be subject to Medicaid estate recovery depends on her age and what types of services she has received while eligible for Medicaid. For example, if she has lived in a nursing facility while on Medicaid, her estate would likely be subject to Medicaid estate recovery. In some situations, North Carolina will waive estate recovery. Please contact an elder law attorney practicing in your area to discuss this. You should also discuss whether your mother's...

  2. Is it neglect is an elderly immobile person develops bed sores in a home? Should you sue?

    Answered about 4 years ago.

    1. Morris Herbert Lilienthal
    2. Benjamin B. Liipfert III
    3. David LeBron McGuffey
    3 lawyer answers

    Malnutrition, dehydration and bed sores can all be indicators of neglect by a caregiver. One option is to report your grandfather's living situation to an adult protective services agency. In some jurisdictions, your report may be kept confidential. Another option is to contact an elder law attorney in the state in which your grandfather lives to discuss the situation. Seeking the help of an elder law attorney is particularly important if your grandfather is unable to make decisions for...

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