Elder Law

Elder law encompasses planning, counseling, educating and advocating for seniors. The practice of elder law includes traditional estate planning, estate administration, trust administration, conservatorships, guardianships, planning for long-term care, property transfers, and qualifying for Medicaid and other public benefits. We assist people to prepare for the time when they or their loved ones will faces issues associated with aging, incapacity, disability, and death.

We employ a practical, problem solving approach to address our clients’ concerns. We are familiar with the resources in our community and if needed, we can refer you to other professionals to assist with your non-legal matters.

Diminished mental capacity with its many causes is a primary issue associated with aging. Planning for yourself or a loved one in the event of diminished mental capacity requires advanced planning to minimize financial difficulties and legal complications. Advanced planning also allows your family to know your wishes and to minimize family disputes with regard to your care and financial affairs. We can assist you to plan for possible long-term care needs, to coordinate your private resources with public benefits such as Medicaid to finance the cost of long-term care, and to determine who will manage your affairs and how in the event you become unable. Specifically, we can assist you to:

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