My uncle is 73 has to go to a nursing home. His house is paid off, car paid off , about 6000. In checking. Im in his will i get everything. how can I keep his house . I was told he could get medicade and still keep the house, car and below 2000.0...
You are referring to Medicaid and asset protection, not Medicare. He already has Medicare.
A qualified Elder Law attorney should be able to promptly qualify him for Medicaid immediately and preserve the house.
Dod 5/1/14. A second attorney has been hired and is being paid for by the estate. Both attorneys have been instructed not to speak with beneficiaries. Estate funds are being used to pay for day to day living expenses. There is no communication at ...
Often beneficiaries hire their own attorneys to represent and preserve their interests. You must hire an attorney in the state where the person died, not your home state.See question
The income is to much by a $1000 for medicare and medicaid to pay for rest home.
It really depends on the facts. An elder law attorney will be able to look at the income and expenses and see if either of them can be offset, effectively reducing the income so that your mother qualifies each month.See question
My Cousin Passed Away And I Want To Get Guardianship Of Her 9 Year Old Son, who is biologically my 2nd cousin. Currently, The Child Lives In Florida And His Grandmother Has Emergency Guardianship. How Can I Get Guardianship In NC Over The Child? D...
I would recommend that you first get letters from the father and grandmother and then visit with a NC Family Law Attorney or Estate Attorney who handles Guardianships for Minor Children, to take you through the NC Guardianship Process.See question
The will has been filed and the estate is being handled by affidavit of collection because it is less than $20,000. Thank you for your help.
In the rare instances when the estate is under $20,000 and a small estate affidavit is used, notice to creditors does not have to be issued.See question
My Mom was found dead on her kitchen floor by her boyfriend of 30 years. I strongly feel that he neglected to give her immediate help. He heard her fall, saw her laying on the floor, heard her gasping for air or gurgling and didn't help her. In t...
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I'm sorry about your mom's death and the strange circumstances surrounding her boyfriends apparent behavior. This may also be a criminal action and most likely you will also want to contact a probate attorney to handle her estate.
I am trying to compare or understand the difference between having a Will package prepared or a Trust package
A Living Will is the legal document which declares your intent to be kept alive by extraordinary means. A Living Trust is a legal contract which designates how you estate should be run if you become disabled or how you want things to be distributed when you're gone.See question
What is the process of selling the property?
I would recommend hiring an attorney. When appointed Administrator CTA you are compelled to follow the will and the NC Statutes regarding the sale of the real estate. Failure to handle the administration correctly could result in personal liability.
The will may have explicit directions about the sale and you would not want to sell the property if such is not legally allowed, especially if the property is supposed to go to another person or entity.
We got witness and signatures and notarized I bought the forms at a Office Max..
You may fill in the forms in ink, but be cautious of blanket forms. Every State has different Powers of Attorney. Having the wrong form could be costly when the time comes that you need it.
For instance, if we're worried about protecting some to the estate should a person become ill, we have language which would allow us to do this planning. This isn't in the blanket form. There is a reason attorneys go to law school, spend countless time and energy studying the law and take the Bar Exam in each State they practice.
Please don't be penny wise and pound foolish.
I was incarcerated at the time and my grandmother left the house to me however her daughther who is disabled gave her more morphine to make her hallucinate and made her change her will
I would recommend that you hire an estate litigation attorney and see if the facts indicate that your grandmother didn't have capacity when she changed her documents. If so, maybe you will receive the interest you anticipated.See question