My elderly parents have drawn down their retirement funds and are in need of cash to offset medical, home care, and living expenses. Their home is their primary asset worth ~$300,000. As their son, I'd like to buy the home, let them remain in it a...
This is a state specific question. You would be best served by contacting a lawyer in Texas or in whatever state your parents reside. In addition to obtaining Medicaid, there are other tax considers which need to be discussed.See question
26 year old grandson is living in the home, he is using drugs, bringing strange people home, stealing, etc. His father refuses to have him in his home, but does not appear to be concerned about him being in the grandparents home. Grandpa suffers f...
In Florida, you could contact Adult Protective Services to report the abuse. That agency isn't always willing to intervene if your Grandmother is competent to make bad decisions. If she isn't competent, you could move for an Emergency Temporary Guardianship to be able to handle her (and your grandfather's) person and property.See question
I am posting for a friend. He recently had a heart attack and his health is not great at 88. He has a will but also a brokerage account with TOD designation. His TOD beneficiary is his ex wife, he hasn't updated since they divorced about 15 years ...
A person is presumed to be competent unless declared incompetent by the court. However, having said that, we know that anyone can challenge anything. It may be helpful to have a doctor's note or evaluation which states your friend is mentally competent when he changed the beneficiary. The closer in time the note is dated to when the change is made is, in my opinion, the best way to go at this point.See question
he laid hands on me first
If it were in Florida, the touching of your shoulder would be a battery if you touched the other person without his or her consent.
I agree that there isn't any confidentiality in discussing this case on line. Best to speak to a criminal defense attorney.
Have tried all phone numbers but cannot speak to a human, only a recording. I just need either the correct number to call or an address to send a request.
You could also call the clerk of the court in that county and they will more than likely tell you to put your request in writing and send some money to get a copy. The records are probably archived at this point.See question
A guardian was appointed for my father because he has dementia and was sent to a home. The court ordered the guardian to sell my fathers assets and all belongings. The guardian sold everything. Does the guardian have to keep a list of what he sold...
In Florida, the guardian would need to get a court order to sell the property. They would also have to report the assets annually to the court. You may need to file a Notice of Interested Party to obtain information from the court file.See question
I get house in Will with no probate. Doesn't he have to put house in someone else's name 5 years before he would go into a home, no matter what will says?
In Florida, our Florida Constitution Article Ten, Section IV protects the homestead from creditors so long as the decedent leaves the property to a lawful heir. If you dad transfers the property, the transfer may penalize him from getting Medicaid benefits.See question
can I prepay care for parents life expectancy? Can I included my transportation from out of state monthy to check on caregivers, give her care when caregiver takes off, take her to doctors and social events, etc
Personal care contracts are being attacked currently in our legislature. You should consult with a board certified elder law attorney to ensure proper planning.See question
My question is in relation to a large distribution of will that has obtained probate. Is is possible for solicitors to finialise a will and distribute existing funds to beneficiaries when there is still a property yet to be sold . It is still on t...
If the creditor period has expired, the personal representative can distribute the money and execute a personal representative's deed to transfer the property to the beneficiaries.See question