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My 75 yo mother is currently in a nursing home (sent there

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My 75 yo mother is currently in a nursing home (sent there for rehab after breaking an ankle). We are looking at getting her approved for Medicaid, but she owns a home with 80 acres & she sold 80 acres last year, so not sure she's going to qualify. I have been advised to complete an Enhanced Life Estate Deed & I am not sure what else we need to do to cut back as much on red-tape & costs. The only income she receives now is Social Security.
JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?
Customer: Texas - Dickens County
JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?
Customer: No
JA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?
Customer: We used majority of the proceeds from the sale of the 80 acres last year to make repairs on her house, not planning on her going into the nursing home, but she also has dementia & is almost totally incontinent now.
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Real Estate Law
Expert:  Law Educator, Esq. replied 2 months ago.
Thank you for your question. I look forward to working with you to provide you the information you are seeking for educational purposes only.
You would need a local attorney to do the enhanced life estate deed I am afraid, that is not something we can do and it is not something you can do yourself. I am sorry, you are not being charged for this and you can get a refund from customer service for your deposit.
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Ok thank you!
Expert:  Law Educator, Esq. replied 2 months ago.
Best wishes.

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