As an advocate for elderly individuals and their loved ones, Kevin can help manage a wide range of legal matters affecting an older or disabled person, including issues related to healthcare, long-term care planning, guardianship, Medicare/Medicaid, and other important matters.
Elder law is a specialized area of practice because of its focus on the specific needs of older adults. These include important financial and estate planning matters, as well as the day-to-day issues affecting the actual care of seniors, such as assisted living and life planning.
As your Elder Law attorney, Kevin can help with any of the following:
Discuss the importance of wills and trusts, including planning for a minor or adult with special needs, probate proceedings, and other matters.
Create a durable power of attorney for healthcare and financial matters.
Provide help with healthcare and planning, including long-term care options, patient rights, Medicare, and health care power of attorney.
Guardianship: help with the selection and appointment of a legal guardian.
Help locate long-term care facilities and manage assisted living cost.
Explain nursing home resident rights and help file nursing home claims.
Draft an advance directive for healthcare.
Draft a Supplemental Needs Trust also known as a Special Needs Trust (SNT) .