Medicaid Planning

Little-Known Law Forces Children To Pay For Parent's Nursing Care

The "filial responsibility" statute is a South Dakota law which allows nursing home operators or owners to sue the adult children of patients who do not pay. In existence in South Dakota since 1939, this law is based on the Elizabethan Poor Relief Act of 1601.  

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