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I assume there is no power of attorney that authorizes you to take this action.  In order to place her as you state in your question, you will have to file for and be appointed as the guardian of ...Read more

If MO Healthnet (medicaid) pays they can always claim an interest in the home. That being said there are exceptions that will allow you to keep the home even if Healthnet pays.  You need to speak ...Read more

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The Florida First Budget and What it Can Do For Seniors

On March 17, 2016, the Florida First Budget was signed into law. The newly minted budget is about service and investing in Florida’s people. Here is what’s in store for the senior citizens ... Read more

June 15th is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Last year there were approximately 50,537 reports of elder abuse made to the Department of Children and Families (DCF) in Florida.* Even worse is the shocking fact that the abuser is a very frequently ... Read more

May is National Elder Law Month – Upcoming Events in Escambia & Santa Ros

May has been the month to celebrate senior citizens since 1963. May of 2016 is packed with fun, educational, and engaging events for senior citizens and their families. On May 9th, 16th, and 17th 2016 ... Read more

Elder Law Month

May is National Elder Law month when members of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) everywhere host special living will events, estate planning seminars, Elder Law workshops and other ... Read more

My name is on the title to mom’s car, what legal rights do I have?

Q: My mother has recently been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease and a nursing facility is a possibility. Her name as well as mine is on the title to her car. What legal rights do I have to the ... Read more

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