Legal Tips When Hiring a Senior Caregiver

Q. I plan to hire a full-time caregiver for my husband, and I want to make sure that I handle everything legally. Do you have any suggestions as to how I handle payment or anything else? A.  Yes. There are specific rules about handling the payroll, tax and employment law aspects of hiring household help,… Read More »

Proving Undue Influence May Void A Will or Trust

Q.  I sometimes hear the term “Undue Influence” as a basis to contest a Will. What does that term mean? A.  To say that a Will or Trust was signed as the result of “Undue Influence ” means that it was the result of excessive persuasion by someone which overcame the Will-Maker’s own free will,… Read More »

Is Medi-Cal Planning Legal?

Q.  My wife is being cared for in a nursing home and the cost is running about $9,000 per month. I see our life savings and financial security dwindling rapidly, and I am concerned about my own financial future.  I was thinking about taking steps to qualify her for a Medi-Cal subsidy, but I wonder… Read More »