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Can I File Bankruptcy for my Deceased Parent’s Home in Walker, MN?

What happens when the unexpected happens? You are going along and unexpectedly (or perhaps it is expected), your parent passes away without a will, leaving their home to you as the beneficiary. You are now trying to juggle the mortgage … Continue reading

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Investing On Margin–Will Your Chickens Come Home to Roost?

While we sometimes hear our politicians scream about someone’s “chickens coming home to roost,” the origin really deals with curses and offensive words and actions that may come back to haunt you.  The old adage suggests your curses and offensive … Continue reading

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CA6: Computers, like guns, are usually kept at home, and that’s nexus for search of house for a computer [!?]

A computer, like a gun, is usually kept in the home, and a search warrant for a computer establishes nexus to search defendant’s house[!, really?]. Thus, thus there was no Fourth Amendment violation and alternatively there was qualified immunity. Peffer … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania Nursing Home Settles Wrongful Death Suit, Agrees to Pay $800,000

By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law On December 21, 2017, the Devereux Foundation in Philadelphia, agreed to pay $800,000 to end a wrongful death suit against staff at The … Continue reading

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Wyoming Supreme Court holds that Agent under Power of Attorney had authority to consent to arbitration in nursing home admission contract

  It is not uncommon for nursing home admissions contracts to include provisions requiring the resident to consent to binding arbitration of any dispute. In this recent case in Wyoming, the question was the enforceability of an optional arbitration clause. … Continue reading

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