My elderly, low income mom (on medicaid) resides in an assisted living facility . I pay her rent there every month. They added on a $4,000 charge and recently and claimed it was because they did not bill her the correct amount monthly, going 2 years back. She doesn't have this money, can they... Read more »
In order to answer this question an attorney would need to review any contracts signed by your mother and by you. Some violations of the law allow you to demand that your attorneys fees be paid by the defendant t in certain circumstances and if an attorney thinks you have such a case and it is...Read more »
My husbands’ parents have a conservator, but he is intimidating them and bullying them. They were tricked into signing affidavits by their daughter, who is only concerned about her inheritance, saying they are incompetent. Not until after the conservator was appointed, did they know what the... Read more »
Conservatorship usually requires the consent of the wards. They need to get an attorney, if they are being abused emotionally or financially or if they gave their consent under duress or false pretenses. If they truly lack capacity, guardianship is probably the more appropriate remedy, since...Read more »
They are legal in all 50 states. There is nothing illegal about them. Any business or service provider can freely chose how they want to conduct business, subject to existing law. Many of them are on a very limited or fixed income.
My son is abusive, aggressive, never helped in chores or made contribution or rent. He graduated college. I am a disabled elderly man, his abusive, bully, he scares me. I do not want him to come back into my home. I asked him for the house key, and he turned it to... Read more »
My brother is an addict. Before we knew this he was my mother's caretaker. We remove him from my mother’s home about 5 years ago after he stole a large amount of her money. Now we are applying for Medicaid for my mother who has been in an assisted living facility for over two years. She is in... Read more »
It all depends what degree the charges are and his past criminal record and background and whether he already served county or prison time before. Also, has he kicked the habit? He's facing anywhere from fines to a criminal record, probation, community service and even jail.
(1) "to transact any business at all" (2) "to arrange for my entrance into any nursing home... and to pay all bills for my care" and (3) "to review any information regarding my physical or mental health and to disclose or deny such information..."? Or are these powers to be construed as... Read more »
A lawyer would need to review the whole document before giving you an opinion about what it covers. In any event no attorney is going to give you a legal opinion on a free website you will need to take that document to a lawyer pay him for his review. Websites like these are for quick questions and...Read more »
Is it ethical for an attorney who is the retired attorney's partner and spouse to file a substitution of attorney when the court appointed attorney retires? Then refer to themselves as court appointed even though he/she has never been court appointed and allow court orders to list he/she as court... Read more »
Maybe, but more information would be needed to properly answer your question. I suggest you setup a consultation with a lawyer it may cost you a few bucks for the consult, but at least you will get the information you need.
That would depend on how you are doing the transfer. I suggest you call one of us lawyers and setup an in office consultation. If you are looking to do this yourself expect to pay for the advise, if you wish the lawyer to draft any documents for you, some of us offer a free consultation.
You won't. We never recommend that people pay their parent's medical bills, because there is no guarantee that you will be reimbursed. If your mom cannot afford the care, I would look into getting her on Medicaid.
Assuming that you qualify for Medicaid, they cover whatever your income doesn't. So if you have $1,500 /month from social security and your assisted living is $7,000 /month, Medicaid will cover $5,000. This is a VERY basic example, there are a couple other factors that come in to play, but I think...Read more »
My mom has been helping a woman with Parkinson's. She has a dog and a cat. She was hospitalized for 10 days and the pets stayed with us at our house. She left the hospital AMA today and went back to her (disgusting) apartment and we had to give her the pets back. I want to find a reason I can take... Read more »
This is not through courts. Her father and his wife is trying to claim her on their 2017 taxes she has not been in his care since Feb 2017 nor has she with him she was still using his address to go to school in his area she was taking train or bus to school every day.there was a case filed in Feb... Read more »
If the Court did not sign an order giving you legal custody, than you do not have legal custody. Unless and until you do, your questions are moot. To properly answer your questions and address your concerns, the best way to handle this is by retaining an experienced matrimonial attorney. You need...Read more »
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