Practice Areas

Estate Planning

The proper preparation of an estate plan can maximize the amount of assets passed on to heirs, while minimizing taxes as well as an executor’s or trustee’s stress. By focusing our legal practice on Elder Law, Trust and Estate Planning, and Special Needs Planning, our office is able to stay abreast of changes in the law and thus ensure the best possible service to our clients. Our attorneys and paralegals work closely with clients and their families to develop a plan that is tailored to the particulars of the people and estate in question. Read more

Elder Law

There are five ways to pay for nursing home stays: private pay, long-term care insurance, Medicare, Veteran’s benefits and Medicaid. Only a small percentage of Americans have long-term care insurance. Many individuals are medically uninsurable, and others cannot afford the premiums for insurance. Read more

Probate & Trust Administration

Probate Administration refers to the process that occurs when an individual’s property must be transferred and distributed after his or her death with the assistance of a Probate Court. Read more Trust Administration is for many of our clients who establish living trusts as components of their estate plan. While the individual creating a revocable trust typically retains control of the trust assets, circumstances become more complicated when the trust creator dies or is unable to act as trustee. Read more

Special Needs Trusts

“Special Needs” Planning refers to estate and long-term care planning for individuals who have been disabled since birth or became disabled due to an injury or accident later in life. Special Needs Planning requires a working knowledge of a broad range of legal and financial issues. Read more