Elder Law New Jersey Attorneys
Many people ask us if we are elder law attorneys. The answer is yes. Generally speaking, attorneys who practice in this area of the law handle a wide variety of legal matters for older or disabled persons. Those issues can include addressing important financial and estate planning matters, long term care planning, guardianships or conservatorships.
Elder Law Services
Elder law encompasses putting traditional estate planning documents such as wills, powers of attorneys, advanced health care directives and proxies. It may also include asset preservation planning or the creation of trusts or the implementation of gifting plans.
For those who have not created their estate plans, guardianship and conservatorships may be required.
Why an Elder Law Attorney
The elderly and disabled are confronted with many obstacles as their health declines. As elder law attorneys, we deal with sensitive emotional and physical needs of older or disabled adults, and are therefore able to handle a variety of challenging situations. For example, we may assist with Social Security, Medicare denials or applying for Medicaid benefits, should the issue arise. We may assist with day-to-day issues affecting the actual care of seniors, such as assisted living and nursing home. Having an experienced elder law attorney working with you may eliminate of stresses caused by sudden declines in cognitive functioning or be a referral source for options available. Having an elder law attorney on your side can certainly give you peace of mind.