My father was placed in a nursing home six weeks ago and he will be applying for Medicaid. He has two cars: a truck that i...Read more
You are in an unfortunate situation, which is not that unusual. Family members often provide assistance without nailing down how much compensation is due, if any. You very well may have a claim against the estate. Given that your family and the probate attorney are not forthcoming, we would recommend that you do retain an attorney to represent you. In all likelihood, given the size of your father’s estate, you will not get everything you are due, but without an attorney it sounds like you might get nothing. To find an attorney near you, go here: http://www.elderlawanswers.com/elder-law-attorneys.
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Local Elder Law Attorneys in Ashburn, VA
In practice since 1987, Fairfax Attorney Evan Farr is widely recognized as one of the leading Elder Law, Estate Planning, and Specials Needs attorneys in Virginia and one of foremost experts in the Country in the field of Medicaid Asset Protection and related Trusts. Evan Farr has been quoted or cited as an expert by n...
Ron M. Landsman has been practicing elder law since 1983, before it was known as elder law, originally with Landsman and Laster, Washington, D.C., then Landsman, Eakes and Laster, also in Arlington, VA, and since 1990 in his own practice in Montgomery County, Maryland. He has been among the most active members of the...