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Medicaid as "Payment in Full"

Posted Friday, March 30, 2012 by John S. Palmer
I recently met with a family that was in the process of finding an Adult Family Home for an aging family member. They had found a home they liked and showed me the proposed Admission Agreement given them by the home’s owner. It contained a provision… More >

When does helping a parent draft a Will become “undue influence”?

Posted Friday, March 23, 2012 by John S. Palmer
On March 20, 2012, Division 3 of the Washington State Court of Appeals handed down an opinion illustrating the potential hazards of helping an elderly parent change his or her Will, particularly when the new Will substantially benefits that child… More >

Mandatory Training for Lay Guardians in Washington

Posted Thursday, March 22, 2012 by John S. Palmer
It is common for a family member, and sometimes a friend, to serve as legal guardian for a loved one. Washington State requires such non-professional guardians to complete a standardized training video or web cast for lay guardians available through the… More >

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