I am in the position where I have to decide whether to put my father in a nursing home or not. I have found a facili...Read more
I assume that you agreed to take in your grandmother based in part on the assurance of the weekly payment. Unless your aunt is claiming that you are not providing the promised care or are somehow not living up to your side of the bargain, you are entitled to be paid. Your aunt might be worried about the payments being construed as transfers for purposes of Medicaid eligibility for your grandmother. But they should not be since you are providing value in exchange for the payments.
I would assume that the elder law attorney would agree. You may want to ask your aunt to keep the payments going until she has the meeting rather than withholding them until then. You also might ask to participate in the meeting.
Local Elder Law Attorneys in Ashburn, VA
For Jeffrey Hammond, the practice of Elder Law is personal. Jeff’s many years of experience in law and in business did not prepare him for the crisis he faced in 2005 and 2006 when his father suffered a stroke and both of his parents suffered from dementia and other medical problems. At that time, Jeff began an i...
Attorney Samantha Simmons Fredieu is an associate at Hale Ball. Ms. Fredieu graduated magna cum laude from Vermont Law School where she was the symposium editor on the Vermont Law Review, a production editor on the Vermont Journal of Environmental Law, and a member of the Moot Court Advisory Board. She has clerked for...