ELDER LAW
PROTECT YOUR FUTURE

Elder Law typically deal with the problems associated with aging and planning the future of estates. 

The three major categories that make up elder law are:

  1. Estate planning and administration, including tax questions;
  2. Medicaid, disability and other long-term care issues; and
  3. Guardianship, conservatorship and commitment matters, including fiduciary administration.

Other issues found under the umbrella of elder law include such areas as estate planning; wills; trusts; guardianships; protection against elder abuse, neglect, andfraud; end-of-life planning; all levels of disability and medical care; retirement planning; Social Security benefits; Medicare and Medicaid coverage; Medicaid planning (United States); consumer protection; nursing homes and in-home care; powers of attorney; physicians' or medical care directives; landlord/tenant needs; real estate and mortgage assistance; various levels of advice, counseling and advocacy of rights; tax issues; and discrimination.