Filial Responsibility Laws (in more than half the States) could surprise you when the State comes to family members to pay your relative’s long term care bills.
Children or other heirs may become responsible for parent care expenses. This may not be what you, as a parent, have in mind.
You want to be sure you’re not stepping on this land mine as you navigate caring for family.
A short article “Filial laws put kids on the hook for parents’ health-care costs” By Greg Iacurci illustrates what you may get yourself into.
You should have a discussion with a qualified, and experienced (all they do is estate planning and elder care) attorney. Where to find one?
In no particular order and not necessarily a complete list – but a place to start:
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