Monroe Township, NJ asked in Family Law and Elder Law for New Jersey

Q: My mother has lived with me for 7 years and started to pay me rent and care 5 1/2 years ago after receiving veterans aid

I have no written agreement. Will I have to pay that back before Medicaid can kick in

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Mr. Eric Goldberg

Answered
  • Elder Law Lawyer
  • Fairfield, NJ
  • Licensed in New Jersey

A: It depends on the county and caseworker. An agreement should really be made so that they don't assume that you are helping mom shelter assets and she isn't penalized.

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