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Hi Ray, Last question which just came to me. The lawyer we used to set up the life deed estate set it up with powers. We did the life estate deed to start the Medicaid look back clock in 2014, that wa… read more
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My mom died 3 years ago suddenly and did not leave a will.
My mom died 3 years ago suddenly and did not leave a will. The deed however was deeded to her separate from spouse by my grandmother. My sister and I become owners of the house. My mom's spousal is us… read more
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My ex husband died 3 yrs ago. i have not gotten my half of
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Should I sign my two children1% ownership of my home ( my
Should I sign my two children1% ownership of my home ( my wife may go I'm Medicaid) or should I use ladybird deed to leave what I own ( my wife's name had NEVER been on my deed). Which is best proctec… read more
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My mom died Dec 10,2016 and my family refuses to distribute
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Our mother, who is recently widowed, has dementia. Can her
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