Elder Law

Elder Law focuses on those issues which affect the elderly and their families. The attorney must have a broad understanding of aging and the law, and be able to make us of a range of legal tools and strategies to assist the client with long term care planning, asset preservation, public benefits (including Medi-Cal and veteran’s benefits) and special needs planning.

Elder law includes consideration of many things:

  • Durable Powers of Attorney
  • Medical Directives
  • Planning for long term care and the availability of public benefit programs
    (including Medi-Cal and veteran’s benefits) to assist with paying for care
  • Asset preservation
  • Residential alternatives
  • Special Needs Trusts for disabled individuals

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