Mothers already bad health is rapidly declining and she refuses to be taken to any Dr. My sis lives with her and tries to care for her but mom is being extremely difficult and we are afraid my sister will be in legal trouble for not getting her help, if she dies. All of our family has tried every... Read more »
Hire an elder law attorney for a consultation. Call her doctor and report what is happening. Talk to her and ask her why she doesn’t want to live. Tell her how it makes you feel that she doesn’t want to live.
I'm the child of my father's second marriage. My half sister tells me that our dad left named me and my full sister on a separate life insurance policy. Is there any way for me to find out if this is true? I don't know who / what company the policy is through.
Yes, your mother keeps all of her income. If it is less than $3,216.00 she would be entitled to a portion of your dad's income to bring hers up to that level. Father is allowed to keep $75 of his income.
Most attorneys that will respond to this question will, understandably, want your business first and foremost. Here’s the truth. To quantify percentages of people who go to prison on the first offense it probably sounds like somewhere around less than 1%. But when you break it down, there are...Read more »
I was a long term caregiver. I have been without electricity for 100 days. City refuses to allow me to reconnect because I live in my deceased mother's home. Have been told an instrument exists that I can file that will give me right to occupy as a caregiver. What Is that and who do I file it... Read more »
Unless you are deemed incompetent they probably cannot force you. You may want to explore other options including home health, Oklahoma ADvantage program (assistance provided at state cost to you), assisted living etc.
My Mom was helping this guy that asked to take care of him giving him baths and cleaning his house and to fix his house up and to get rid of a severe case of bed bugs and he gave her is credit card and the pin and car keys when he went to the hospital and my mom went and bought the things needed to... Read more »
My mother who lives in Okmulgee County, OK has been diagnosed with dementia, and I want to petition for guardianship and/or conservatorship. However, I live in IL. Per law 304104, I don't think OK nonresidents can be guardians, and I am not sure about conservatorship.
Typically, income is not considered in determining eligibility.
The usual age of eligibility is 65 years old. However, Medicare is available to those that have been eligible for Social Security disability benefits for at least 24 months or who have end-stage renal disease.
This one can get complicated very quickly. For example, is the IRA in payout status? If so, the answer is yes. Is the person married? If yes, part of the IRA may be allocated to the spouse. Also, what is the total value of the IRA account?
The thing to remember, is that Medicaid can look...Read more »
You may want to contact the Adult Protective Services division of the Department of Human Services. If this was an internet email dating scam they won't stop attempting to contact you. You could sue if defrauded but it is very unlikely that any attorney would take it on a contingency basis.
... successor trustee, an attorney, immediately took over trust - we found stepmothers daughter liquidated all properties and assets of stepmother while she was alive and put it into trust - trustee did not notify any of the 4 current beneficiaries from our side of the family (we are easily found)... Read more »
Yes, that is possible. A spouse is entitled to 1 vehicle of their deceased husband or wife, IF they want it, unless the title is held jointly with some other person. Sorry about your mom, hope she gets better, and that her new husband, IF they get married makes her life a bit better.
Less expensive method would be to conduct Adult Protective Services division of the Department of Human Services in your county, share your concerns, and ask that they check on your dad. You also may want to go over to visit him, and take a witness with you to video your asking to visit. You also...Read more »
The loaned money may be an asset of the estate. Much would depend upon various defenses the partner may have. You would file a probate action and sue as personal representative of the estate if the partner does not pay voluntarily.
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