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Map: States With Parental Support Laws | Bankrate.Com

Ally6770
Ally6770   |     |   1,968 posts since 2010

Parental, or filial, support laws can leave adult children responsible for their parents' unpaid long-term care bills. Twenty-nine states and Puerto Rico have these laws in place. Is your state among them?http://www.bankrate.com/finance/i...t-laws.asp




paoli2
paoli2   |     |   2,227 posts since 2011
What a great way to wake up to Easter morning!  Obama can waste  billions of "MY" tax dollars FLYING in "illegal Immigrants" to live in my country and be supported by MY tax dollars and be able to get all kinds of benefits and that doesn't cause you to post that on here.  Yet you will greet us with the fact that they are going to go after our children to support us if we unfortunately end up in a Nursing home.   "Our" children who probably all have worked and paid all their taxes will be drained IF we end up in a Nursing home.  Well guess what?   There is a "loophole" in this so you can take your maps and stick them in that loophole.  Washington can let Obama trash our finances all he wants and give our money away to those who haven't paid taxes here but let's see if even "you" can find the loophole.  "I" have!    HAPPY EASTER!!
Ally6770
Ally6770   |     |   1,968 posts since 2010
If this was a federal law all states would make their children pay. This is a state law trying to get the money back that they paid out for their residents. 
paoli2
paoli2   |     |   2,227 posts since 2011
I have been involved with this issue for years with the State and nursing homes.  I assure you the State is more interested in having family members just take a responsibility to be a contact person for the resident and know if they go after them for the payments, they will just disappear.  I, personally, don't know of any State or Nursing Home which actually put this law into effect. 

When my sister who was in a nursing home for years died last year, the nursing home was just so happy that I had already provided burial funds for her at a local funeral home  and a place to be buried.   Without relatives involved, the burden is on the Home to put them in a grave for the poor.   No, I cannot see them driving relatives away by enforcing that unfair law on the children. 
Ally6770
Ally6770   |     |   1,968 posts since 2010
The map shows which states still have the law. As I understand it, all states at one time had the law but all but 29 have reversed the law. 
The article refers to only children. I did not see the words sister or family in the article.