Question: We are getting up in years, and live at home with our adult handicapped daughter. We are nervous that a potential long term nursing home stay by either of us would result in the house being taken to cover costs. How can we insure our daughter can remain living in our house, without interruption?
Answer: Transferring title of your home to a specialized Medicaid protection trust is recommended in order to Continue reading
A young attorney named Damien Schiff, of the Pacific Legal Foundation recently won a 9-0 verdict by the Supreme Court against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The foundation represented a couple who, in 2007, tried to build a small home on a $30,000.00 purchased in Idaho.
After the couple received municipal approval and broke ground, to build their new home, the EPA issued a heavy handed compliance order Continue reading
I received two phone calls yesterday, from a political polling survey. I quickly hung up each time. Then a telemarketer called my cell phone. I also hung up. Walking through Boston, at the end of the day, two people tried to stop me for a “60 second survey about my health care preferences”. I kept walking. I had nether the time or desire to speak with these privacy invading, time wasting fact finders. Continue reading
While outlawing the celebration of Christmas sounds extreme, it happened in the 1600’s. Check out this amazing holiday/legal history published by the Massachusetts Travel Journal: Continue reading
Last week I had the wonderful opportunity to perform as an extra on a major movie set. My one day role was to protect Kevin Bacon’s by shooting at the heroes, Jeff Bridges and Ryan Reynolds. While on set, a Screen Actors Guild union representative handed me a rate sheet showing some interesting facts about actor compensation. Continue reading