My father was placed into a nursing home because we could no longer care for him at home medically. He received a discharge letter from the current nursing home saying they were discharging him because of non payment even though they have been making payments since he arrived there. They currently... Read more »
You have the right to challenge the discharge by filing an appeal with the Ohio Department of Health. It sounds like they have no proper grounds to discharge him. If you file the appeal within 10 days, then the nursing home must wait for the appeal to be decided before they do anything....Read more »
My father's sister-in-law has died leaving behind property without a will that was transferred over to her after his brother (our uncle) died. My aunt has no surviving spouse, grandparents, parents, siblings, or children . My father has no surviving siblings. In this case, do nieces and nephews... Read more »
my grandma has dimentia. and needs care throughout the day, cooking, cleaning, bathing. etc. Somoene told me the state will pay me to take care of her, but then someone also said when she passes away, they will take all of that money that they paid me out of her estate. I was just... Read more »
We live in Ohio and I’m not sure if I need to make a will and leave my half of these things to her, or if the intestate laws will guarantee she gets full possession of the house and car? I don’t want my family trying to claim half of these items if something happens to me.
If she opens a probate case within 6 months of death, then the bill could be payable from her probate estate assets, if she has sufficient probate assets. If she does not file a probate case, then it is unlikely this bill will need to be paid. In general, her debts are only payable from her assets....Read more »
I'm his daughter and have DPOA. She has been in rehab centers for at least 18 of the last 24 months. She's not been in contact with my father for months. Can she assume ownership of trailer without her name on the title. She will not pay bills associated with the trailer/car. She has max over 20k... Read more »
If he signed a Power of Attorney for finances, then they probably have the ability to take control over his finances. However, if he does not want to continue this arrangement, then he can revoke the Power of Attorney document and take back control over his finances.
If someone dies without a will, then this is what is known as dying "intestate." In that case, his closest next of kin will inherit his property. In general, the order is, wife and kids, then grandkids or more remote descendants. After that, is his parent(s) if living, then his siblings (or their...Read more »
Mother died, said all of her estate would be split equally between my brother and I. He has given me part of inheritance but refuses to give me a simplified report of any kind of what was in the trust and I don't think that I have received my proper portion. Do I need to file a claim thru Probate... Read more »
My parents are thinking of placing their home in an irrevocable trust in order to avoid medicaid estate recovery if they are to need long term care. Are there ways to draft the trust so that when it is sold after their deaths that we can avoid substantial capital gains taxes by receiving a step... Read more »
Perhaps there is an unpaid funeral bill to be paid.
See Ohio Administrative Code 5160-3-16.5)H)(3)(c) "If funeral and/or burial expenses for a deceased resident have not been paid, and all the resident's resources other than the PNA have been exhausted, the resident's PNA account funds...Read more »
clause: "If, at any time in the discretion of the Trustee, any child should be in need of funds for his or her proper care, health, support, maintenance ad education, the Trustee may...pay to or apply for the benefit of such child such amounts from the principal of his or her Trust Estate, up to... Read more »
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