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What is Elder law?

Elder law is a legal term coined to cover an area of legal practice that places an emphasis on those issues that affect the growing aging population.

Elder Law Jacksonville is an association of professional attorney who practice Elder Law and Special Needs Planning.

The services we provide are Elder Law and Special Needs Planning and, in addition, we also assist you in understanding Wills & Trusts, Veteran Benefits, Probate, Guardianship, Asset Protection, and Living Wills and Health Care.

*          Health and personal care planning

*          Powers of attorney and living wills

*          Lifetime Planning/Asset protection

*          Family issues/Capacity

*          Financial Representation

*          Housing opportunities and financing

*          Income, estate, and gift tax matters

*          Planning for a well spouse when the other requires long term care

*          Public benefits, including Medicaid and insurance

*          Guardianship and guardianship avoidance

*          Resident rights in long term care facilities

*          Nursing home claims

*          Employment and retirement matters

*          Will and trust planning

*          Planning for aging, illness, and incapacity

Our mission is to provide high quality legal representation to our clients while maintaining our integrity and the highest ethical standards, respecting those with whom we encounter and to foster fair and just results. We strive to interact with everyone in a courteous and honest approach.

Elderly law is a rapidly growing area of law which focuses on helping clients with their legal, financial, and medical needs as they age. It is a holistic practice that develops multidisciplinary solutions to problems with the objective of enhancing the client’s quality of life.

We offer legal advice that is well organized, structured, personalized, and understandable. We are constantly researching the newest methods to protect our clients—always mindful of the need for sensitivity for our clients’ individual and family goals. As we age, health problems may begin to impact every aspect of our lives.

Most seniors not only face the challenge of trying to live independently, but they also face the problem of trying to deal with current and future health care issues and finding ways to pay for their medical care.

Documents like wills, trusts, powers of attorney, and health care surrogate designations are important tools in Elder Law because they provide a way for individuals to choose who will make financial decisions and medical decisions for them if they can’t make them for themselves and determine who will receive their assets at death.

These documents are traditionally thought of as Estate Planning, but Elderly Law is so much more.

Please call Elder Law Jacksonville office at (904) 123-4567 to discuss how our law firm can serve you.

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