A person’s primary residence isn’t considered a countable asset for Medicaid purposes if they intend to return to the home (this is a very low standard to meet) so owning it wouldn’t impact his eligibility to qualify. Any cash that he received from the sale of the home would count against his...Read more »
Probably not an actual crime. However, protections need to be put in place. Is there a durable power of attorney? An agent under a durable power of attorney would be able to offer some protection in this type of situation. This needs to be done before the dementia progresses.
Recently my grandmothers daughter that was POA over all my grandmothers stuff passed away and the power fell to her eldest daughter. Her daughter that was POA had a life insurance policy that the eldest daughter up in New York claims she s taking over but needed a new signature from my grandmother... Read more »
If someone has the mental capacity to sign, but cannot physically sign on their own, it is acceptable just to make an "x", have someone assist with holding the pen, or can even direct someone to sign their name. However, if the person's mental state is such that he/she does not understand what he...Read more »
Very complex question with no easy or simple answer. If he believes he was terminated due to age, he will need to file with the EEOC. However, it is very important for him to consult with an experienced employment attorney.
Depends. The registering and filing requirements can be waived so it likely depends on how the POA was drafted. There have also been some fairly recent rule changes for POA's in NC, so it would be a good idea to consult with a local attorney.
My mom has dementia and is in a nursing home in NC. The home will not disclose any information to me because my brother didn't list me as family. He does not have guardianship nor does he have power of attorney. The nursing home says since he registered her, he makes the decision.
1 was a bartender/server for 30 yrs. 10 yrs ago l was prescribed methadone for a medical condition not related to addiction & didn't need to work. Now, I'm fighting an addiction, and on a fixed income @ 62 yrs old. I'm in recovery & don't dare take the chance of being in that type of environment. I... Read more »
Hope you tell your GOP Senators and Congressman about this as they seem to think people like you can just get insurance and need no help. There are "spend down" and other ways if you are "medically needy" of qualifying for medical assistance, but these vary by state. See if there is a patient...Read more »
Her son has power of attorney she grandmother is 86 owns her home and is in good health in her right mind son put her in nursing home and is trying to sell grandmothers house grandmother needs help to revoke power of attorney but don't know what to do please help
First the POA doesn't really give the son the right to put someone in the nursing home- it's more of a financial document. If mom is in the right mind she can say NO. It's healthcare proxy that allows one to make health care decisions.
Second grandma can hire an attorney who wiii write to...Read more »
If that is your dad's wish, then yes, she can carry it out. If your dad does NOT want the remainder of his belongings divided then no. As power of attorney she can do whatever he could, but she cannot act against his wishes.
In the grand scheme of things, if he has the property with him in...Read more »
My parents have been divorced before. My concern is my mom leaves my dad after he has surgeries and when is he sick. She just wants him to die so she can have his wealth. She left him and he passed out and I came to help from another state. She has left again to Ohio and he is a terminally ill... Read more »
You may want to consult with a local attorney regarding being appointed as a guardian. If your father is competent, he may also want to consider modifying his will. He likely will not be able to cut her out completely but he could likely limit things to he elective share.
Making a Power of Attorney gives an Agent the ability to take certain actions, in addition to the Principal (a power of attorney does not affect an individual's ability to make his or her own decisions). However, it sounds like your mother in law may not be capable of making her own decisions...Read more »
03cvd6867 the initial case of Civil & Marital Rights Violations by Power of Attorney Abuser and Attorney Misconduct. Evidence of Truth wrongfully withheld. False testimony given to deceive Jury and NC Court of Appeals 398P08.
My grandparents are in bad health. If they deed their land to me and have to later enter a nursing facility what are the rules? I was told the land could be claimed by nursing home in 5 year? Im confused? How can i protect it?
Medicaid has a Five-Year Lookback period. This means that Medicaid can look back five years from the date that an applicant enters a nursing facility. Any gifts or transfers made for less than fair market value in the five years preceding the date of entry will disqualify the recipient from...Read more »
What do you mean? Its too late for your father to make a will or power of attorney for finances/healthcare or an advance directive/living will unless your father's dementia is not all that advanced. Even then, your father would need to consult with and elder law attorney about that. If your...Read more »
About 7 yrs ago, my friend's daughter convinced her to move here. She sent her $5000,00 down payment on the house. The daughter handled the paper work from this end. Three days after moving here, my friend was devastated over the loss of her husband, she did not think to look at the papers that was... Read more »
It is unethical to discuss your friend's legal problems with you.
First, no one knows what your friend signed 7 years ago. If it was a power of attorney in favor of the daughter, it can be revoked by your friend. If your friend signed over the deed to the house to the daughter, that is a...Read more »
Legally? No. Property can be conveyed in only one of 2 ways: either by a gift between people who are living or a person can give away property by will or trust upon their death.
Anything else would meet the definition of theft (theft occurs when you take property owned by someone else...Read more »
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