Elder Law


A. Probate and Estate Planning

Common Elder Law issues include wills and trusts, health care, nursing home abuse, social security, retirement, and estate planning. Elder law deals with planning and managing old age. See section on estate planning. Common Elder Law issues include wills and trusts, health care, nursing home abuse, social security, retirement, and estate planning. Elder law deals with planning and managing old age. See section on estate planning.

B. Guardianship and Conservatorship

Guardianship and conservatorship allow a person to provide continuing care for an individual who is not able to make or communicate responsible decisions for him/herself. A Probate court decides whether a guardian or conservator is necessary.

C. Health and Long Term Planning

There are many cost involved with being old, and the elderly and their family need to protect whatever asset can be protected while providing the elderly with the appropriate long term care. This include a long term insurance policy, possible nursing care, power of attorney, inter-vivos trust, Medicaid planning, estate planning…



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