Assisting clients with their Estate Planning and Elder Law needs.
Traditional Estate Planning
Most people don't get excited about sitting down with an attorney to talk about death, dying, and the distribution of their estate. We strive to make the estate planning process as painless as possible. Our goal is for our clients to realize that creating an estate plan can actually be fun.
Estate Planning Documents We Provide
- Last Will and Testaments
- Revocable Living Trusts
- Irrevocable Trusts
- Power of Attorney for Health Care
- Power of Attorney for Property
- HIPAA Authorizations
- Living Wills
- Quit Claim Deeds
We help clients and their families understand when a disabled adult may need a guardianship established. We demystify the process by thoroughly explaining the client's responsibilities, the court’s role, and the timeline of events. We understand that for many individuals this may be their first and only experience within a court setting and that there are complex emotions involved. Our goal is to support our clients and their families through every step of this process.
Special Needs Planning
We understand that special people require special planning. For many people, the thought of their loved one not being taken care of after they are gone is a scary one. Our goal is to work with our clients to create an appropriate plan to protect their special loved one while taking into account that person's individual needs.
VA Aid & Attendance Benefit
We help Veterans and their families plan and apply for the VA Aid and Attendance pension. We educate our clients on the requirements they must meet in order to be approved for this benefit. Our process helps clients apply for and receive this benefit even in cases where they believed they would not qualify.
Decedent’s Estates (Probate)
The time after a loved one passes away is an extremely difficult one. We understand this and seek to compassionately guide our clients through the complexities of Probate and Estate Administration. We navigate the legal and practical challenges that frequently arise during both and seek to provide our clients with a positive experience during this transition.
There is the potential for there to be various administrative issues that a Trustee may encounter upon the death of a Trustmaker. We counsel clients through this process based on their particular needs, which can range from a short consultation to a more in depth trust administration.
The Medicaid application process can be daunting. We understand that our clients are frequently overwhelmed with caring for their loved ones, and trying to comprehend and navigate this process can seem impossible. We strive to educate our clients and provide them with planning options based on their individualized long term care needs.