The Intersection of Medicaid and Probate

This column first appeared in the San Antonio Express News on December 11, 2015.  Dear Mr. Premack: My father and my mother separated, but did not divorce, when mother moved in with my sister in San Antonio in 1999. My father remained in their house on 5 acres about 150 miles away. In 2004 my…

Title Transfer and Taxes under Lady Bird Deed

This column first appeared in the MySA Express-News on December 11, 2014. Dear Mr. Premack: My wife, as Grantee on a Lady Bird Deed, received ownership of her parents’ house after her mother’s death earlier this year. Her father is in a nursing home with no possibility of ever going home. Intentions are to sell…