If a Healthy Spouse Marries a Nursing Home Resident, Is the Spouse Entitled to the Resident's Social Security?
What happens if a Medicaid recipient in a nursing home marries a healthy bride? Is the new spouse entitled to any of the n...Read more
I would be very surprised if your father-in-law still must pay taxes now that he is in a nursing home since his contribution of his income to the nursing home should be treated as a deductible health care cost. So there should be no reason to continue to have the taxes deducted from the pension. The Medicaid agency accordingly included all of the income in determining what must be paid to the nursing home. To check on this you could consult with a local accountant or elder law attorney.
Local Elder Law Attorneys in Ashburn, VA
Jean Galloway Ball is certified in Elder Law by the National Elder Law Foundation. She is a 1977 honors graduate of the National Law Center, George Washington University, and she did her undergraduate work at the University of California at Berkeley, graduating Phi Beta Kappa in 1971. She is admitted to practice in Vir...
Judith Mtinick is well known for acting as a guardian, conservator, trustee or agent on behalf of clients or by court appointment. This experience gives her a wide perspective and extensive practical knowledge that she uses when advising clients in drafting their planning documents. Her experience, as a court appointed...