him for Medicaid. His home has been a mobile home. Its fair market value is $7400 and that is his only physical asset. If he applies for Medicaid now and is accepted, as soon as we sell the trailer, his assets will be above $2000 which makes him ineligible for Medicaid until he spends down the... View More
It can work out either way. If you are able to find items to spend on now, before he needs Medicaid, then that is a good option. The main thing is to sell it for the proper blue-book value and spend the funds down before he needs Medicaid.
Or you can get qualified for Medicaid first. Then,...View More
My great aunt signed a TOD deed on her home and my mother was the beneficiary. Later my great aunt signed another TOD deed with her neighbor as beneficiary, but then revoked the TOD deed to the neighbor several years later. Is the one to my mother still valid if it was never revoked? What if a... View More
Dad bought house with gf they are both on the title. Gf paid mortgage and dad paid electric bills, maintenance, for updates like flooring. He has cancer, if he passes away who does the house go to. My dad wants us his 2 children to have his assets. What does he need to do to ensure that?
They want them to pay by the day or lose the family farm. My mother has tried contacting her lawyer several times about an irrevocable trust. She has heard nothing. Is there anyway to stop the look back and/or deli the process?
I am her POA for her durable Financial Power of Attorney. In it it states I can gift money from her estate to any family member including myself. If that is done will it effect anything if she has to go on medicaid? Also, can a Durable POA and/or Medical POA be paid without it effecting anything,... View More
Any gift will affect her ability to qualify for nursing home Medicaid in the next 5 years.
If you want to get paid as POA, someone will need to write up a comprehensive agreement BEFOREHAND in writing laying out the details of what you are doing and how much you are being paid. Otherwise,...View More
I am not married, but am considering it in a couple years, I couldnt find the answer online to this and am just curious. who has the advantage, if two people own a home 50/50 and one wants a guest over and one doesnt, who legally has the advantage, and how would this issue go about being resolved... View More
Contract written in the state of Ohio, land is in Kentucky now the buyer wants me to vacate the premises but the seller said I could stay with the buyer sitting right there with them verbal agreement. Who has legal authority to affect me the buyer or the seller ? thank you
1) There was no consideration for the verbal agreement. In other words, you were promised the right to stay, but you did not say if you gave anything in return, which is also known as "consideration" or...View More
My mother-in-law received Medicaid benefits while she was in a nursing home. Upon her death the house and other assets were left alone as her husband was still alive. If us kids sell his house and vehicle before he dies will the state of Ohio stop the sale? If not, what happens when my... View More
If you sell the house now, Medicaid cannot take any of the sales proceeds, since your father-in-law is still alive. He can then spend the money as he sees fit on items for himself. Once he passes, then technically, Medicaid has a claim against the remaining funds from the sale. However, with some...View More
If your sister intends to move into the house and make it her primary residence, then she is entitled by law to assume the mortgage. The law I am referring to is called the Garn-St. Germain Act of 1982 and is found here: https://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/12/1701j-3
My father-in-law's oldest son is in a nursing home. He has handled financial matters in the past for his father but now they are both in managed care. Is he able to legally obtain power of attorney status over his father or is there a requirement for an individual to be mobile. We're in Ohio.
of those assets. A small amount of money was left in the estate bank account. The property transferred to the new owners on April 1, 2022. The Executrix of the Estate asked the Probate court to extend the administration of the estate for another year on April 28, 2022 and put the reason for the... View More
It is pretty routine to ask for an extension. The Executrix must prepare a final accounting and that can take some time. Also, a tax return might need to be filed for the profit from the sale of the house. That could be why the Executrix is holding back a small amount of funds.
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