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
As I’m sure you are aware, “fair” and legal are not necessarily the same. Your story highlights the need for people choosing to move to a retirement or continuing care community to do so with their eyes open. They need to read the contracts carefully and make sure all of the provisions are explained by the facility or their own attorney. Where there is, in effect, an oral amendment to the agreement, it may or may not be enforceable. You will need to consult with a local attorney to whom you can explain all of the circumstances to learn about your remedies.
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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...
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...
Medicaid Rules, etc