Pat Retires

Pat Petty’s decision to retire as Office Manager of Marquardt Law Firm is received with sadness.  Pat and I have worked together in three different law firms over the last seven years.  She served the last three of those years Continue reading

Nursing Home Patients are Voters Too!

I wonder which candidate will win the nursing home vote.

Have you ever wondered how many nursing home voters there are?  In 2010, the Kaiser Foundation found that 91,717 individuals were residents in Texas nursing homes.

Do you wonder if Continue reading

Property Outside My Home State

How will my property outside my home state complicate things for the beneficiaries of my estate?  Vacation homes, investment properties, and inherited property that is located in a state other than the state in which you reside can make settling Continue reading

Will New Mexico Expand Medicaid?

With the Supreme Court’s recent decision in National Federation of Independent Business et al. v. Sebelius, the House of Representatives once again holding a vote for the repeal of the Affordable Care Act, and state governments taking firm positions Continue reading

Medicaid Expansion?

Under existing federal law, the federal government provides states with Medicaid funds for the assistance of pregnant women, children, needy families, the blind, the elderly, and the disabled. 42 U. S. C. §1396d(a).

The Affordable care act seeks to expand Continue reading