him for Medicaid. His home has been a mobile home. Its fair market value is $7400 and that is his only physical asset. If he applies for Medicaid now and is accepted, as soon as we sell the trailer, his assets will be above $2000 which makes him ineligible for Medicaid until he spends down the... View More
It can work out either way. If you are able to find items to spend on now, before he needs Medicaid, then that is a good option. The main thing is to sell it for the proper blue-book value and spend the funds down before he needs Medicaid.
Or you can get qualified for Medicaid first. Then,...View More
My 88 year old grandma has late stage dementia and needs 24hr care. My uncle (age 65) has lived with her for 30+ years and also has early dementia and can't really care for her anymore, but is hesitant to move her to an assisted care facility because he's worried about becoming homeless... View More
If a doctor will confirm that without your uncle's care and assistance, your Grandmother would not have been able to continue living in her home, for as long as she was able to, your uncle should be allowed to continue to live in the home as long as he wishes. When he no longer needs to...View More
Your mother is not capable of executing any document. In order to transfer real property most likely a guardianship will have to be placed by the Probate Court. Your mother is in a nursing home, so unless the assets of your parents are already protected, they will be required to spend down their...View More
Elderly mom with Alzheimer’s disease needs 24 hour care. She is living in nursing home & needs Medicaid help to pay. Can her spouse sell their house in Ohio and use money left after mortgage payoff to buy another house or does he have to pay back Medicaid mom’s share of proceeds?
That's the complicity statute. The potential penalty depends upon the level of offense in which your are allegedly complicit. Basically, what is says is this, if you are complicit in an offense, you are to be treated the same as if you committed the offense yourself. So, if you help someone...View More
I am the Guardian of my brother. My brother suffers from mental illness & has been residing at a group home since June 2017. I have evidence that the owners of the group home has stolen money from my brother. His rent is $1100.00/month. The rental contract does not call for a 30-day-notice... View More
Put the money is escrow and prepare for a fight, if you don't want to pay it. The law will generally imply a month-to-month lease if the specifics are not spelled out in the agreement and go from there. That means 30 days notice will usually be included essentially as customary.
A school friend is staying with me (otherwise be homeless) and they are paying $50-$80 a week. They have applied for financial assistance and help finding a job. Now they want me to sign a paper stating how much rent is and how much electric and gas come out of what is being paid. I did this to be... View More
Someone is a passenger n a car. At stopped for stopping beyond white line at stop sign. The passenger has 2 food stamp cards in his bag from cleaning out reposed cars. But also had possession of drug instruments. Charges with illeagle use of food stamps x2... Is this correct charges?
Once it hits the bank they can touch that once they get a judgment. You don't want the civil suit to go to judgment. If you have insurance and they gave you a lawyer I wouldn't worry--it'll be a while before anything threatening will happen and you'll have lots of notice.
They aren't just going to dismiss the warrant. You will need to address it directly. The fact that you cannot pay the ordered support may help you, but the longer you stay out with a warrant, the less the judge will be inclined to leniency.
Honestly, if you cannot find an attorney who wants the case, it's because the case is a loser. Contact any union or civil service association you belong(ed) to and see if they keep a lawyer on staff, many do.
Based on your question, I think you are trying to say that your girlfriend's income is being counted by Social Security to reduce your SSI benefit in some way.
There are certain situations when SSI benefits are reduced. For example, if your girlfriend is paying for part or all of your...View More
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