How Does Pennsylvania Treat Joint Bank Accounts for Medicaid Eligibility?
There are various pitfalls of parents and children owning bank accounts jointly, especially when it comes to applying for Medicaid long-term care benefits.
Super Lawyers 2021 Top 100; Robert C. Gerhard Makes the List!
I bumped into a friend and fellow attorney, Katherine, at the Jersey shore in late July and to my surprise she congratulated me for making the 2021 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers …
Nursing Home Medicaid Benefits Denied
The recently decided Commonwealth Court case of Bradford County Manor v. Pennsylvania Department of Human Services illustrates the importance of timely filing an appeal when Medicaid long-term care benefits have been denied.
Where Should I Keep My Will?
Your original will needs to be found in the event of your death, otherwise the provisions in it won’t be enforced. If the original will cannot be located, Pennsylvania law presumes that …
Pennsylvania’s Filial Support Law: Children Can Be Held Responsible for Parent’s Unpaid Nursing Home Bill
Pennsylvania appellate case law has upheld lower court decisions that imposed liability on children for their parents’ unpaid nursing home bills under Pennsylvania’s filial support statute. It can be surprising for our clients to learn…