Nursing homes, assisted living facilities and other facilities that take care of the elderly have a responsibility to provide quality care in an appropriate manner. When a caregiver or entity fails to act in a manner that is in the nursing home resident's best interests, serious injury and death can occur.
As a proud grandparent, you enjoy a strong bond with your precious grandchildren. Unfortunately, that bond could be compromised if your child and son or daughter-in-law divorce, or if other circumstances keep you and your grandchildren apart.
At The Elder Law Legal Group, P.C., we're happy to help a variety of clients with their guardianship or conservatorship concerns. We assist those who want to appoint their own conservators, as well as those seeking to become conservators for other individuals.
Should you die without a will, state "intestacy" laws will dictate how your property will be distributed. California's intestacy law gives your property to your closest relatives, beginning with your spouse and children. In the absence of a spouse or children, your grandchildren or your parents will get your property.
In Medicaid asset protection planning, seniors now have one more thing to worry about. The government requires seniors to spend down all of their assets before they can be eligible for Medicaid to cover the cost of a nursing home. This is a great concern for many seniors. They worked their entire life to earn what they have, and now it is going to be taken away. There are ways to protect those assets.