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0 Answers | Asked in Animal / Dog Law and Elder Law for Texas on
Q: Legal number of dogs for Harris Co.

My neighbor has 5 large dogs with their kennel next to our ajoining fence. The smell & the flies are making me physically ill. My HOA tells me every month when I call "the wheels of justice turn slow." This has been going on for 2 1/2 yrs.

Do I have any rights?

0 Answers | Asked in Elder Law and Real Estate Law for Vermont on
Q: I have been harassesed, scapegoated and emtionally abused by President as well as Finacially Exploited.

I AM the victim if financial exploitation. In addition to emotional and psychological abuse. I read it is because of grandfather laws that I could be exempt from joining the association.

0 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law and Elder Law for Vermont on
Q: I have lived at the Catalpa House for three years. At that time only 3 condos were sold. Assoc formed in August $7500.

Now they want 9500, citing that January begins the fiscal year. I told them I could not afford that so soon paying so much. They have put lien on my condo. plus they have charged me for extra maintenance that I should not be resposible for and addeD late fees and interest.

0 Answers | Asked in Estate Planning, Real Estate Law, Elder Law and Gov & Administrative Law for Texas on
Q: Misrepresentation of cemetery plots within a pauper burial section.

I have a large family. My parents owned six plots in our city cemetery and were researching more plots to buy nearby for our family. The sexton at the time offered them 11 plots together in another area of the cemetery, which my parents accepted. My parents have spent a considerable amount of time... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Elder Law for Georgia on
Q: Do you provide free legal assistance to senior citizens?
0 Answers | Asked in Elder Law and Nursing Home Abuse for Illinois on
Q: Is it HIPPA compliant to send the SSN, DOB, and copy of POA by email to a nursing home for one of its residents?

I live in Chicago, Illinois, and I am the general and health power of attorney for a resident of a local nursing home. I sent an email to the addresses of the nursing home's administrator and her secretary, requesting a copy of a financial document that he had previously signed. In the email,... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Elder Law and Landlord - Tenant for Nevada on
Q: In regards to NRS 40.251 I’m 60 and had shoulder replacement still not back to work 65% notice 6/1/22 what can I do thx

I live in incline village NV 89450 . I received notice to vacate by 6/1/22 . I had a shoulder replacement 2/21/22 and still not back to work at full capacity. I’m only 60% I need two more weeks to vacate . My landlord has failed to get back to my new landlord to verify rental history. I’m 60... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning and Elder Law for Maryland on
Q: Do i have to respond to a discovery request while im in the middle of switching lawyers
Mark Oakley
Mark Oakley
answered on May 17, 2022

The procedural rules do not have an exception in their time deadlines for switching lawyers. Written discovery responses are due 30 days after service of them upon you. That said, the discovery deadlines in most cases in circuit court can encompass a 4-6 month range, and it is common for parties... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Estate Planning and Elder Law for New Jersey on
Q: What is the benefits or disadvantages of will compared to a trust

My mom is 90 years old and she has a will. I keep on telling her I think she should get a trust, I think it’s called a living trust. She has six children and everything is to be divided equally. Is a will sufficient

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
answered on May 16, 2022

The honest answer is that a good Will is all the most people need. Why? A properly drafted living trust generally costs several times what a Will generally costs upfront and over your lifetime. Thus, the reason you will see most poor and middle class people use Wills and many of the Rich will... Read more »

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0 Answers | Asked in Elder Law, Employment Discrimination and Health Care Law for Texas on
Q: I want to know how to clear my mame or sue this company. In 2015 I had a confirm allegations that I abused an elderly.

When I stated to administrator I was going to get an attorney because that false allegations would be in a world wide data base he said it was just in house. I just found out im in the data base. My issue is they know it was false but confirmed it because I called a lady a liar who's brother... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Elder Law, Employment Discrimination and Health Care Law for Texas on
Q: I want to know how to clear my mame or sue this company. In 2015 I had a confirm allegations that I abused an elderly.

When I stated to administrator I was going to get an attorney because that false allegations would be in a world wide data base he said it was just in house. I just found out im in the data base. My issue is they know it was false but confirmed it because I called a lady a liar who's brother... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Estate Planning and Elder Law on
Q: How to report income only with a Miller Trust and a LTC policy in place?

She has no assets,(stock, bond, etc.). She has no property or cash value insurance, and she owes $1800 in debt. Her 2006 vehicle is worth $1500.She is in the hospital(Georgia where she resides), homeless with critical organ vital signs and maybe dementia. The sister (i.e. elderly and residing in... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Business Law and Elder Law for New York on
Q: Should I file a complaint with DMV or would an elder abuse complaint be more appropriate?

The owner of a used car dealership has been without a vehicle of her own because her son is running the business and finances but not providing for the woman. She is living in squalor while he has a $300,000 home but not claiming any of the income. This woman now has quite a bit of debt, including... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning, Family Law and Elder Law for Michigan on
Q: Can a sibling sign herself up for POA over a parent who has dementia without informing her other siblings?
Kenneth V Zichi
Kenneth V Zichi
answered on May 12, 2022

No -- and there are several issues rattling around in your question that SCREAMS your family need to get real advice from a local estate planning attorney.

If someone lacks 'testamentary capacity' because of dementia or any other illness, they cannot create estate planning...
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0 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law and Elder Law for California on
Q: What form can I fill out to contest a quickclaim deed against my sister Our mom was pressured to sign the deed

This sister tried to put mom in a senior care facility

Mom didn't want to go to the facility so she dropped Mom off at home with no help for about three months

Kaiser Hospital press Charges against a family member

0 Answers | Asked in Elder Law for Ohio on
Q: What to do if my father is considered a behavioral problem and a social worker can’t get a nursing home to approve admit

My father has dementia and when he was first put in a nursing facility and was disoriented became aggressive towards staff. He is now in a hospital for Alzheimer’s patients however he needs to be discharged at some point and nursing facilities who were contacted by the hospital social worker,... Read more »

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