Rajiv Nagaich’s Answers

Rajiv Nagaich

Auburn Estate Planning Attorney.

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  1. What kind of attorney to contact? Do i have a case?

    Answered almost 4 years ago.

    1. Rajiv Nagaich
    2. Judith A. McDougall-Flynn
    3. Dan W. Armstrong
    3 lawyer answers

    Sorry to hear about your mother's ordeal. I would agree that these are difficult cases and I would rather see you spend your energy in making sure that this does not happen again. That said, you may have a case depending on many facts. Many facts will need to be discovered before the viability of the claim could be established. Rajiv Nagaich.

  2. What is the best way of leaving my husbands adult children his half of our homes sale price, or entire home once I am gone?

    Answered almost 4 years ago.

    1. Rajiv Nagaich
    2. Steven Alan Fink
    2 lawyer answers

    Besides the general advice that is provided, have you considered the possibility of losing the home to uncovered medical or long term care costs? If your goal is to make sure that your and your husband's children end up getting the property you should make sure that you have planned around the issue of uncovered medical and long term care costs as well. Nursing home costs running at about $12,000 per month will eat into the assets quickly. The answer would be either a Will or a trust with a...

  3. I am 59 and have a question about legal guardian of my two beautiful grand children. Can I receive assistance from the state?

    Answered almost 4 years ago.

    1. Rajiv Nagaich
    1 lawyer answer

    Support for your children should not have anything to do with your income or assets as you are not the natural parent or in a position to be legally obligated to provide for the children. As such, yes, you should be able to get assistance. While you are thinking ahead, think about your estate plan and how you can incorporate provisions for your daughter and your grandchildren. Use of safe harbor trusts and contingent trusts would be most useful, especially if your daughter is receiving any...