Lucas Wynne's answer The way I see it, you likely have three options: get on Medicaid, declare bankruptcy or both. Although I am not a bankruptcy lawyer, bankruptcy can actually be helpful to many low-income people who find themselves with a stack of bills they are unable to pay.
Peter N. Munsing's answer Send a polite but crisp letter asking them to provide proof of the damage. However, if you have homeowners or vehicle insurance you will want to hand this over to them. If your son did the act, you may wish to consider talking to a therapist/counselor about how to appropriately discipline your son by which I mean the ways that may be counter-instinctual but work better than the instinctive ways we all wish to use to reach out and touch the youth.
Jim Ed "Jed" Franklin's answer Your question is missing some important information, feel free to contact me via email so I can better answer it. But generally, you should have some interest in your father's estate, though it sounds like there is not much in it. If so, then the "spousal share" may eat up all of the estate. The spousal share is what your stepmother gets from your dad's estate. Nevertheless, it is possible that you are entitled to what is in your father's estate. If your stepmother is the personal...
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