I would like to leave my grandson some money in my Will, but he has a disability and I worry that it may affect the benefits he receives from the government.

You must plan very carefully in this situation because an inheritance may disqualify your grandson from receiving benefits. Many government programs are “needs based”, which means they count all assets in deciding whether a person qualifies. You may have heard of a “Special Needs Trust” (sometimes called a “Supplemental Needs Trust”). It is a special… Read More »

I just bought some rental property and there is a tenant that refuses to sign my new rules and regulations. Can I evict him for refusing to sign them? The tenant states that he only agreed to the original rules when he moved in and is refusing to sign a new contract.

This is a difficult question to answer without being able to look at all of the documents but generally speaking, a new landlord is bound by the existing lease. This is true if it is a month-to-month lease or a longer term lease. A buyer of rental property is generally subject to the terms of… Read More »