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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Elder Law, Probate and Public Benefits for Minnesota on
Q: Pay $13.000 + 4.000.00 retainer fee to be belittled by your lawyer and in front of his peers. Is this common practice?

Dad has Dementia. Im his daughter, POA, lived, cared for him for 2 years by myself until he fell. He has a living will, trust,etc. In the VA Hospital for 1 year. "Now, It's my fault dad will not get the waiver for assisted living because I failed to supply a list of items on time, I WILL... View More

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answered on Sep 28, 2023

Your perspective on this may or may not be skewed. One way to find out would be to obtain a second opinion from another attorney. This forum is not a way of obtaining a second opinion. For that you would need to consult an individual attorney and provide ALL of the background information and... View More

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Q: Is it possible to negotiate with medicaid to get on a payment plan for the estate recovery?
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Feb 14, 2023

A Minnesota attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. If this involves a lien on an injury case, it's possible that it might be open to negotiation. Contact their offices to discuss in more detail. If this involved an injury case, that would be something the... View More

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Q: Do I have to pay someone that just starts cleaning my shoes without asking if I wanted them cleaned at a mall
Robert Kane
Robert Kane
answered on Nov 6, 2023

No, if you immediately asked them to stop.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Civil Rights and Public Benefits for Minnesota on
Q: Is there a lawyer willing to help me sue a hotel after I was violently robbed and beaten

I had no phone in my hotel room to call 911 and the doors were broken and hotel was really understaffed

Stephen Arnold Black
Stephen Arnold Black
answered on Sep 21, 2022

You probably have a decent case. Your case would be stronger if you did not know the attackers. When did this happen? There is a statute of limitations that applies to these types of cases.

1 Answer | Asked in Appeals / Appellate Law and Public Benefits for Minnesota on
Q: After winning my appeal and granted a new trial the district attorney didn't pursue charges am I entitled to compensatio
Charles William Michaels
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answered on Oct 21, 2020

Ordinarily, NO. But you can pursue that with the State's Attorneys office.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Public Benefits for Minnesota on
Q: I'm going to be charged with felony wrongfully abstaining public assistance due to not reporting earned income /55000

Will I have jail time no previous thefts I am employed and own a house for 16 years need legal advice

Thomas C Gallagher
Thomas C Gallagher
answered on Nov 28, 2018

Executed jail time is unlikely for a first-time offender convicted of a low-dollar value theft crime. If it did happen, it would likely be short time. It can help in these cases to pay the money back, though it's best to do that through your attorney. Avoid making any statements or... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Public Benefits for Minnesota on
Q: Do I have to pay back?

Hi, I am in a situation where I have to pay back $1,646.00 back to food stamps. My husband work 2 jobs, i only work one job. They stated that they did not receive my husband's second job pay stubs. They only put in as my husband working one job. So we had $230 worth of food stamps. My 6... View More

Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot
answered on Oct 29, 2015

Have you read all of the fine print of all the things you signed when you applied for food stamps? I will be that there is a clause that says that if they make a mistake and they give you too many food stamps, you have to reimburse them. It is certainly better to pay them back than to have criminal... View More

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