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A court will grant a petition for grandparent visitation if the grandparent can prove there's a special relationship between the grandparent and child or that the grandparent has done everything possi ...Read more

Assuming this happened less than 3 years ago, you have an action against the nursing home for money damages for personal injury, due to emotional & psychological injury, assuming you can document ...Read more

You are not entitled to a salary for serving as a POA.  If you are providing a specific service, such as doing accoutning work or legal work, you can charge the fees for that service.  Howev ...Read more

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Do Not Resuscitate against my mother’s wishes?

Q: My mother wants to be resuscitated and I am her POA. I informed the hospital where she is now about her wishes. Hospital had an ethics committee meeting and decided that she should be “Do Not ... Read more

Medicaid and elder law question?

Q: I have been renting a room in an apartment from the apartment’s tenant/leaseholder. The leaseholder is now applying for Medicaid– and to show that there is a roommate (someone who is st ... Read more

Court Provides Long-Awaited Guidance on the Use of Irrevocable Trusts

On behalf of Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O’Gara LLC posted in Trust & Estate Law on Monday, June 5, 2017. More and more Americans are faced with the prospect of outliving their resources a ... Read more

How? What?

Q: My mother had a stroke and is unable to care for herself. My father passed away 4 years ago. I’m their only child. How can I get power of attorney? Am I able to take over the house they lived ... Read more

Can we use a voluntary lien against a home for loaned furniture?

Q: My father passed away recently. He married a woman a few months before he passed who, well, let’s just say, is not the most trustworthy person. He left her his home in his will that was paid ... Read more

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