Niagara Elder Law Lawyer
Thorough planning ensures that you enjoy the best quality of life possible and provides peace of mind to your family. Lees & Lees can review your eligibility for Medicaid in the event that you require long-term care in a nursing home, and to assist you with a range of important financial decisions and protection against disputes to your will and other financial assets.
How can a Certified Elder Law Attorney Provide Assistance?
Recognized and approved by the National Elder Law Foundation, Lees & Lees is a certified elder law attorney approved by the American bar association and the %MARKECITY3% court. If you are concerned about aging parents or wish to begin discussing and planning for long-term health care and the protection of your assets in later years, visit my law office in Niagara for an in-depth consultation and a review of all of your options.
Long-Term Health Care
Lees & Lees will evaluate the details of your situation and recommend practical ways to increase savings and preserve your assets from the high cost of long-term health care. Nothing can drain savings quicker and financially threaten a surviving spouse than extended care in a nursing home. Many individuals are unaware of the range of benefits available to them in later years. A qualified Niagara elder law attorney does not simply fill out your Medicaid application but is trained and experienced to evaluate, manage or transfer your assets and other to resources to ensure you receive the most beneficial Medicaid options that you may be qualified for.
Wills & Power of Attorney
As an experienced elder law attorney, Lees & Lees will sit down with you to carefully review your specific goals and concerns design a detailed plan that is in accordance with your specific wishes and also provides practical solutions to problem areas you may be worried about. The qualified preparation of wills and powers of attorney that reflect your wishes are carried out from my conveniently located law office in Niagara, along with trusts, life care plans and any other directives you may wish to include. In addition, Lees & Lees informs you of any government benefits you may be entitled to and prepares all necessary applications on your behalf.
Is a Will Necessary?
Many people may not realize that if an individual dies without a written will, the surviving spouse or immediate family may not necessarily and automatically inherit the estate. Appointing an officially designated administrator is recommended particularly in cases where an individual does not have a spouse or children and assets must be distributed to siblings or distant relatives. Careful legal planning with a Niagara lawyer who provides personalized elder law legal services can prevent long and drawn out and expensive legal processes that could have easily been avoided. Lees & Lees will review a drafting a will that can include setting up specific trusts for various family members, making sure disabled children or other relatives are cared for, and informing you about the advantages of a living will.
Contact the Law Office of Lees & Lees Elder Law Attorney in Niagara to schedule a consultation and discuss your requirements