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Renting Your Home is NOT a “Business Purpose” in Violation of Restrictive Covenant

In the recent case of Tarr v. Timberwood Park Owners Association Inc. the Texas Supreme Court considered whether a deed restriction that limited use of homes “solely for residential purposes” prevented a homeowner from using his home for short-term rentals. … Continue reading

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Incentivizing Better Quality of Care: The Role of Medicaid and Competition in the Nursing Home Industry

Martin B. Hackmann is Incentivizing Better Quality of Care: The Role of Medicaid and Competition in the Nursing Home Industry. ABSTRACT: This paper develops a model of the nursing home industry to investigate the quality effects of policies that either… … Continue reading

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Dividing Assets: Who Gets the Marital Home?

When it comes to dividing up property during divorce proceedings, Illinois is an equitable distribution state, meaning that marital assets are split as equitably (fairly) as possible. Thus, when large or expensive assets need to be divided, it can require … Continue reading

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Fall-Related Deaths and Nursing Home Negligence

Whether you have an elderly loved one in a Vista nursing home or in a skilled nursing facility elsewhere in California, it is important to understand the risk of serious falls as a result of nursing home negligence. We often … Continue reading

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New Georgia Law Requires FBI Background Check of Nursing Home Employees

The state of Georgia has strengthened their law on background checks for nursing home employees and owners who have routine resident contact or access to any of their personal information. Effective October 1, 2019, all owners, applicants and employees of … Continue reading

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