Elder Law

Elder law refers to the legal needs of older adults and their loved ones which are often different and more specialized. This includes issues related to health care, Medicare/Medicaid, long-term care planning, disability, Social Security, guardianship, and retirement. Elder law issues are sensitive and emotional for those involved and require the expertise of an elder law attorney to make sure actions taken do not have unintended legal effects.

It is important to work with an attorney who is an expert in Elder Law. We have a long history of high quality estate planning services and we understand the need to help our clients prepare for long-term care costs and other age-related issues. We are members of ElderCounsel and NAELA, both national organizations of elder law attorneys. Our estate plan documents provide for smooth transitions in the event of incapacity from dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. We use advanced planning techniques to help our clients preserve their assets and reorganize so they can afford long-term care in the environment of their choice. And lastly, we assist individuals with an immediate need to qualify for state programs to pay for long-term care.