Will a Spouse's Monetary Gift Jeopardize the Medicaid Eligibility of the Spouse in the Nursing Home?
If the spouse of a nursing home resident gives a monetary gift to her children/grandchildren from her own monthly income,...Read more
While we can’t give you a definite answer because there may be quirks in Arkansas law we don't know about, here's the general rule: If your parents owned the house as tenants by the entirety or as joint tenants, then the house belongs to your mother free and clear. She can sell the house and use the proceeds as she sees fit. But to be sure, you’ll need to consult with an Arkansas elder law attorney. To find an attorney near you, go here: http://www.elderlawanswers.com/arkansas-elder-law-attorneys.
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Local Elder Law Attorneys in Ashburn, VA
Margaret A. O’Reilly is an estate planning and elder law attorney with over thirty-five years of legal experience. Attorney O’Reilly graduated from Duke University with a degree in psychology, and received her law degree from Northeastern University School of Law in Boston, Massachusetts. For over 15 y...
Susan Pollack served as Chairperson of the Falls Church Senior Citizens Commission from 1997 to 2011 and was on the Executive Board of the Falls Church Education Foundation. She has also served on the Board of Directors of the Alzheimer’s Association of the National Capital Area and is a member of the Arlington B...