ELDER LAW

 

Elder Law

Why Now is the RIGHT time to plan for the possible need for long term chronic care with elder law.

The children of aging parents are often called upon to be not just physical caregivers but financial caregivers as well. Managing an older person’s finances and planning for their future requires a fair amount of knowledge of budgeting, taxes, insurance, investing, and credit, not to mention Medicaid, wills and trusts.  We help older clients and those who care for them implement workable estate plans, Medicaid plans, including making sure each of our clients leave our office with a durable power of attorney, health care proxy and living will.

We handle a variety of elder law issues such as:

  • TRUSTS

  • MEDICAID APPLICATIONS

  • LONG-TERM CARE PLANNING

  • WILLS, ESTATE ADMINISTRATION

CALL OUR OFFICE at (800) 471-4730 or contact us with an email request using the form below. Contacting us does not create an attorney-client relationship. Please do not send any confidential information to us until such time as an attorney-client relationship has been established.

 

 

TRUSTS

Living Trusts are an extremely powerful tool in the field of elder law. Trusts can: Reduce or Eliminate Estate Taxes. Allows you control over how your estate is handled, now, and after your death. Avoid probate. Avoids guardianship proceedings in the event of incapacitation. Protect children from a previous marriage. Protect assets in case of nursing …

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MEDICAID APPLICATIONS

Medicaid utilizes some confusing and complex asset transfer rules.  The necessity of placing a loved one in nursing home care is difficult enough, caregivers should not also have to worry about a loved one losing their life savings or being unable to qualify to get the care they need.  This is where we come in. …

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LONG TERM CARE PLANNING

Are you prepared if you or a parent need long-term chronic care? Long- term care planning saves last minute decisions and protects assets. Planning before the need for long-term care arises may increase your options.  Long-term care may be covered by programs such as Medicaid or Social Security, and in New York State, one may …

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