As a Massachusetts special needs lawyer, I often receive questions about whether a disabled individual can continue to receive benefits after receiving an inheritance. The answer is that it really depends on the type of benefit that is being collected.
Your mother has recently fallen and broken her hip. Her doctor informs you that it is not safe for her to return home and that she needs to go into a skilled nursing facility. You get her settled in a nursing home, but soon realize that the monthly cost of nursing home care is going […]